Bubbles provide hours of outdoor entertainment for all ages. What a great way to spend time together outside as a family!
Here is a recipe for making your own super-bubble solution. You can make it ahead of time and store it in an airtight container, or if you have older children, this is a great family STEM activity.
Being stuck inside more during the cold winter … really this whole pandemic … you might be seeing more unpleasant behaviors from your little one. Little bodies need to move. It’s more than just a need to release all of that energy (which is a huge factor on its own), but their gross motor development is blossoming and needing to shine. They also have a need for gross motor sensory input during this stage. In other words, their bodies are telling them “go, go, go!!” and if they don’t have those needs met, you are more likely to see less than optimal behaviors more frequently.
Fine Motor Activities to Keep Them Busy
You are a busy parent with a never-ending to-do list. You need to make dinner, respond to emails, the list goes on – but your little one is full of energy and into everything. You just need a little bit of time where they are safely entertained so you can complete those tasks, but you don’t always want screens to be the answer. Sound familiar?
Here is a list of ideas for easy activities that will suit a range of ages, and keep them busy. Bonus – they all support fine motor development, too!
When I first brought my children to Kidz Ink, Smyrna, I loved how warm Ms. Amy made me and my baby feel. The one year old room is very loving and you can tell they take special care of the babies.
Andrews Family-Kidz Ink V
“During our short tenure with Kidz Ink, we have truly enjoyed the genuine, caring, and positive teachers. Connor gets excited to “go to school” and see Ms. Stephanie and Ms. Destiny. We have both been fortunate to attend the Mother’s Day and Father’s Day celebrations. Which were both fun to attend as our 1sts and receive our cute gifts. Connor, mommy, and daddy look forward to move fun experiences, cool crafts, and awesome pictures as we continue our journey.”
-Sinclair family, Kidz Ink III
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-Cruiser Family, Kidz Ink V