Scaffolds are temporary supports. They work to stabilize a structure as it is built when it is strong enough to stand on its own. In the world of early childhood development, a scaffold can be a person; an adult or peer modeling or instructing, materials or tool that helps a child with a task, or even […]
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Learning to be kind is an important life skill. The world is made up of so many different of people and a variety of opinions. We won’t always agree, but we can always try to communicate and act kindly. This month we want to challenge you to work with your toddlers and older kids and […]
Inside: Here’s a fun toddler triangle shapes activity that is perfect for with playdough. The pressing motion is a great way to strengthen those hands and fingers, getting them ready for using writing tools. And it’s super easy to set up! I am often asked how I teach shapes to our toddlers. Truly, it’s all… […]
With 11 brand new pig crafts to choose from, we are sure you will be able to find something to do with the kids for Year of the Pig!
Younger children will enjoy these new size sorting activities, all with a winter theme. Sort snowflakes, snowmen, snowy winter trees and more!
With Martin Luther King Day and Black History Month (in the US) coming up soon, we thought that it would be a good time to learn a little about Rosa Parks – a brave lady who made a big change by taking a stan
Paper dolls are a timeless toy. They have been around for centuries, but were popularised in the early 1800s. I don’t think there would be many of us who wouldn’t remember playing with them as children.
We’ve topped up our Year of the Pig printables collection today with some new posters – photographic and illustrated, gorgeous pig writing paper and some fu
We’ve just added 3 new mazes, a match up puzzle for little ones and a fun pig word search to our Year of the Pig puzzle collection.
This new collection of worksheets – spanning a range of ages and skills – are all based on pigs, so perfect for Year of the Pig coming up…
… for Year of the Pig! In fact we’ve got piggies galore for you to choose from…
We often have friends over with differently aged children and I like to put something out for the younger kids so if the older ones are busy with K’Nex or a game that is a bit more complicated then the younger siblings can still have something fun
We have been adding to our Winter Vocabulary Resources with some fun new spelling jigsaws, a spelling grid and a spelling mistakes worksheet too.
In my classroom, the vast majority of the day is spent in free choice with fun hands-on activities, creative toys, and sensory explorations. We have a short circle time and a short group art time as well. While we usually also have art supplies out during free choice the group art time is normally an activity […]
Toddler Approved is 9 years old! (Make sure to scroll down for our special birthday giveaway!) Hi! I’m Kristina, the mom behind Toddler Approved. I love simple kids activities, chocolate, and making friends. I have four crazy kids ages 2,6,8,and 10. Nine years ago we had just moved to a new town in the East […]
My daughter is completely fascinated by Queen Victoria at the moment.
Get ready for Australia Day with this brand new selection of Australia Day activities for kids – including new puzzles, new printables and new worksheets!
With Australia Day coming up soon, we’ve been updating and adding to our Australia section, and you will now find this fun new collection of worksheets, printables and activities rea
With a new Chinese New Year on 5th February, it was time to update our puzzle collection!
Print out a Year of the Pig learning jigsaw (or three), decorate the walls with our lovely Year of the Pig poster, print and fold our lucky money envelope or send a Year of the Pig card!