Tales For Tots & Tips for Parents

From local stories to fun activities, to inspire you and your toddlers creativity.

26
Mar

Day 5

Activity – Give the Dog a Bone You will need: Two paper Cups (Substitute toilet troll if need be) Coloured paper Pom Pom Black Marker Either tape or glue the two cups together. Draw and paste the ears and tongue. Cut out 10 bones.
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26
Mar

Day 5

Story – Are you my Mother? Activity – Cupcake Dog You will need: A cupcake Icing Oreos (or equivalent) Smarties / chocolate buttons Decorate as per the picture below. Enjoy! 
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26
Mar

Day 4

Story – Are you my Mother? Activity – Creating a Hen using hand print. You will need:  Paper Paint Markers Crayons Paint your child’s hand with red paint and press it onto a blank page. Once dry, create your own hen drawing a face on the thumb and colouring around the hen to make a...
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25
Mar

Bubble Magic

Age: From 6 Months Old Most Babies are fascinated by bubble. Sit your baby in a bouncy chair or car seat and blow bubble around them. See how they follow the bubbles with their eyes as they float down.
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25
Mar

Peek A Boo

Materials needed: Small toys or books, blanket What to do: Place a toy or book under a blanket, leaving part of the object showing. Then ask your baby, “Where is it?” and encourage him to look for it. “Babies will usually grab it and dig under the blanket, “If yours doesn’t, you could remove and...
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25
Mar

Day 3

Play – Paw Prints Print or draw and cut out the paw prints.  Arrange them on the floor, creating a path that children can walk along. Encourage them to follow identical paw prints.  Stick a picture of the corresponding animal at the end of each path so they can discover who the tracks belong to....
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25
Mar

Day 3

Song – Three Little Kittens The three little kittens, they lost their mittens, And they began to cry, “Oh, mother dear, we sadly fear, That we have lost our mittens.” “What!   Lost your mittens, you naughty kittens! Then you shall have no pie.” “Meow, meow, meow.” “Then you shall have no pie.” The three little kittens,...
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25
Mar

Day 3

Activity 2 Make Cat Faced Pizza’s. You will need: Little Pizzas Cheese Olives Raw Spaghetti Decorate your frozen pizza with a face and whiskers, bake as per the instructions.  
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25
Mar

Day 3

Story – Are you my Mother? Activity – Make a Cat Bookmark. You will need: Coloured Paper Markers Scissors Pencil Ruler Using the picture below design a template only the paws are cut out along the line, decorate and use it to keep the place in your favorite book.
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