Can anyone give me some good toddler game ideas?
you can play quite a few games. There’s a big difference between a 1 year old and a 3 1/2 year old in terms of attention span and ability to follow directions, but with some small adjustments everyone can join in. The nine year olds may have more fun leading the games than playing with the little ones, though! You can play a simplified Simon Says. Most little kids have a hard time “getting” the part about not doing something if you don’t first say “Simon Says.” I play this with my little boys, but say Simon Says for everything. Get creative with it and let them do all kinds of silly things. They can also take turns being Simon. I saw some bunny ear headbands at Wal-Mart yesterday for a dollar each. If you can manage to collect enough of them for all the kids, they can put them on and pretend to be bunnies. Do you know the “Little Bunny Foo Foo” song? My son’s preschool class loves that song right now. The kids take turns being Little Bunny Foo Foo, bopping field mice on the head until
I strongly advise you to choose only useful activities for your child that will affect their development. Coloring pictures is not only interesting, but also useful. Coloring pictures helps the child to expand their knowledge about the world, learn about color and form, to master the technique neat hatch (suggest first carefully shaded element along the edge and then stroke it entirely), to get acquainted with the peculiarities of work with pencils and paint, develop fine motor skills, to make the brush more flexible, which will save you from problems in the development of writing. You can find free coloring pages with my little pony here. Working with colored pencils and paints helps the child develop color perception, practice fine motor skills, and gain experience in understanding perspective. Coloring pages introduce the little man to the art of painting.