Need a Button?


Button Outline Matching

Sweet Pea is 39 months old.

From: I found this great post full of ideas for buttons at The Activity Mom.


A bag of plastic craft buttons. (We got ours from Micheal’s.) A thin tipped marker A piece of paper.


Select several different shaped buttons. Use the marker to draw […]


Insert a Poker Chip

Sweet Pea is 37 months old.

From: I found this quick activity on Counting Coconuts.


Clean plastic container with a tight fitting lid. (I used an old Gerber Puffs container.) Box cutter or knife. Poker chips or fake coins. Bowl or basket to hold the poker chips.


Carefully cut […]


Pasta Fit

Sweet Pea is 25 months old.

From: I am not exactly sure where this idea came from, but I think I saw a picture of something similar at 1+1+1=1.


Penne pasta. A salad dressing mixer (works great because you can remove the lid to get the pasta back […]


Does it Fit?

Sweet Pea is 24 months old.

From: A family friend told us about this great “Does it Fit?” activity.

Procedure: Cut an empty paper towel roll in half and gather a collection of objects that do and don’t fit through the roll. We used a dog bone, a chap stick tube, a ball, some […]


Fill and Spill Bottle

I found this idea at Aday Family Memories, but used pom-poms instead of pasta as another reader suggested.

Sweet Pea really had to concentrate to get the puffs into the bottle. She was very intent on getting every last one of them into the bottle and then loved shaking them back out again. We […]