2 DIY toddler activities using Ice-cream sticks.

Planning toddler activities is something difficult task for moms. And as a new mom your have short experience about what your little one will love to play with and what will keep him/her busy.

This is a hard age because they often want to put stuff in their mouths. Toddlers also have a tough time understanding direction with the extra fun of super-short attention spans.

4 Tips to Make Toddler Activities Easier

  • Allow your toddler to explore whatever it is that you give them.
  • Don’t do an activity with an intentional plan, it never works out with this age range.
  • Expect a toddler to be interested, leave it out for them to come back to later, or even the next day.
  • Plan for them to put it in their mouth if you have a mouther.

Benefits of bar sticks activities.

  1. Kids will start identifying colors.
  2. It will enhance their mortar skills. This helpful for better hand and eye co-ordination.
  3. This will boost their creativity.
  4. It inspires them to think critically.
  5. It helps them express themselves.

1. Egg carton activity.

Materails:

  • Egg carton.
  • Ice-cream sticks.
  • Paints
  • Brushes.

Instructions for DIY:

  1. Paint ice-cream sticks with different colors and let them dry.
  2. With a cutter, make a cut on the top of egg carton so that the sticks can slide in.
  3. Paint egg carton with same colors as sticks and let it dry.
  4. Now, kids can insert the sticks in the carton and have a fun time learning and playing.

2. Plastic bottle activity.

Materails:

  • Transparent plastic bottle.
  • Ice-cream sticks.
  • Paints
  • Brushes.

Instructions for DIY:

  1. Paint ice-cream sticks with different colors and let them dry.
  2. With a cutter, make a cut on the top of bottle cap so that the sticks can slide in.
  3. Put the cap back on the bottle.
  4. Now, kids can insert the sticks in the bottle and have a fun time learning and playing.

Here’s the vlog of the activities.

My son doing the activities:

Rate this DIY:

Rating: 5 out of 5.

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Hi everyone! I am Sofia. I am a mom,interior designer, homemaker and so much more. I love books, movies, TV shows, music, cooking, DIYs.

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