One of the most rewarding roles in life is that of a parent. As a parent, you want to make the most of your time with your little one.
However, finding fun activities for toddlers that are both fun and educational can sometimes be a challenge. But don’t worry, we’ve got you covered!
After the era of COVID-19, it’s even more important to take advantage of opportunities to get outside and enjoy some fresh air and exercise.
At Toyzoy, we believe in the importance of outdoor play and offer a wide range of products designed to encourage active and imaginative play.
Here are a few indoor and outdoor fun activities that are both simple and enjoyable for both you and your toddler.
- Play with Playdough: Playdough is a creative and fun activity for toddlers. Let children use their imaginations to create anything they desire.
- Go for a walk: Fresh air and exercise are important for both you and your toddler. Head out for a walk around the neighbourhood and point out interesting things you see along the way.
- Visit a park: Parks are great places to play and explore. Take advantage of the swings, slides, and other playground equipment. You can also bring along outdoor toys like scooters, tricycles, and magic rides from Toyzoy to make the experience even more fun.
- Have a picnic: Pack a picnic basket and head to a local park or beach for a fun outdoor meal. Your toddler will love the change of scenery and the opportunity to eat in a new and exciting place.
- Have a dance party: Turn on some music and have a dance party with your toddler. It’s an entertaining and fun activity to get moving and bond with your little one.
- Read books together: Encourage a love of reading by reading books with your toddler every day.
- Play dress-up: Let your toddler dress up in costumes and act out their favourite stories or characters.
- Visit a museum: Look for museums that have interactive exhibits designed for young children.
- Have a picnic in the backyard: Have a picnic in your own backyard and enjoy the sunshine and fresh air.
- Play hide and seek: One of the favourite fun activities of toddlers. A classic game of hiding and seeking.
- Go to the zoo: Visit the zoo and see the different animals and learn about their habitats.
- Magic ride fun: The Toyzoy Magic Ride is a fun and imaginative outdoor toy that your toddler will love. They can imagine they’re flying or riding on a magic carpet.
- Do arts and crafts: Encourage creativity by doing arts and crafts projects together.
- Play with blocks: Building towers and structures with blocks is a great way to encourage problem-solving and fine motor skills.
- Have a treasure hunt: Hide treats or toys and have your toddler search for them.
- Visit a local farm: Many farms offer tours and opportunities to interact with animals and learn about farming.
- Have a pool day: Fill a small pool with water and let your toddler play and splash around.
- Play with watercolours: Let your toddler explore colour and texture by painting with water colours.
- Have a game day: Play board games and card games with your toddler.
- Go to the beach: Visit the beach and build sandcastles, search for seashells, and enjoy the waves.
- Play with bubbles: Blowing and popping bubbles is a simple and fun activity for toddlers.
- Have a camping adventure: Set up a tent in your backyard and have a mini camping adventure with your toddler.
- Visit a pet store: Look at the different animals and learn about their care and habit.
- Have a tea party: Have a tea party with your toddler, complete with cups, saucers, and treats.
- Play with play kitchen: Encourage imaginative play by letting your toddler play with a play kitchen and pretend to cook and serve food.
- Play with water: Fill a plastic pool or basin with water and let your toddler play with toys, splash around, and cool off on a hot day.
- Have a baking day: Bake cookies or cupcakes together. Your toddler will love helping measure and mix ingredients, and you’ll love the sweet treats at the end.
- Scooter ride: Give your toddler a chance to explore the neighbourhood on a Toyzoy scooter. They’ll love the freedom of movement and the opportunity to see new sights.
- Tricycle adventure: Let your toddler pedal around the park or neighbourhood on a Toyzoy tricycle. They’ll get exercise and have fun at the same time.
- Plant a vegetable or flower garden: encourage kids to outdoor play and healthy habits. Planting a vegetable garden might encourage them to consume more veggies.
- Make a fort out of pillows and blankets: It’s always fun for kids to hide under pillows and blankets and let their imagination take them into a world of adventure.
- Play with cars or trains: Kids love toys, especially toys that they can watch move and chase around while playing.
- Do some sensory play with rice or beans: Fill a shoe box halfway with dried rice and beans. Then include some little toys that your toddler can discover by searching through the box.
- Make homemade pizzas: Everyone loves pizza. Have a fun pizza day with your kid by playing quick chefs.
- Have a puppet show: Get some sock puppets, make them fun characters and begin your storytelling adventures.
- Have a movie night: Sit back and relax with your kid by watching their favourite movie.
- Do some yoga or stretching together: Make exercising fun with pretend play. Encourage them to join you with poses like downward-facing dog, tree, cobbler etc.
- Make a sensory bottle: Add some water, glue, and glitter in a clear bottle, Shake well and let the fun begin.
- Have a science experiment day: Make learning fun with cool science experiments. Try a paper towel rainbow, see what sinks and floats, and use dish soap & food colours for a fun experiment.
- Play with musical instruments: Get your groove on and make them fall in love with music while having fun.
- Do some bird watching: let them take in the quietness of their surroundings and teach some patience by engaging in bird watching. Giving them a close look at nature.
- Play with a kite: A little activity goes a long way. Get a few colourful kites and let the little one learn and play with the wind.
- Have a sandbox day: Let their imagination roam wild. Build fun sandcastles or play bury the treasure with little ones.
- Swing Time: Swing back and forth on a Toyzoy swing and enjoy the fresh air and sunshine. Swinging is a classic outdoor activity that’s always fun for toddlers.
- Make homemade ice cream: Who doesn’t love ice cream! Become the yummy mommy and enjoy delicious homemade popsicles.
- Make homemade soap or bath bombs: Introduce them to the fun and relaxation of bathing with lovely bath bombs and scented soaps.
- Play with stuffed animals: One of the kid’s favourite play activities. Cuddle up with a teddy or make a stuffed toy army to conquer the world.
- Have a pyjama day: Put on some jammies, let your kids decide the games and follow along in the silliness for a day full of fun.
- Do some finger painting: Let your inner artist out. Pull out some colours and a canvas and begin creating.
- Trike races: Set up a simple obstacle course and have tricycle races with your toddler and their friends. The Toyzoy tricycles are perfect for this type of outdoor activity.
- Visit an amusement park: A day filled with kid’s favourite rides, food, and fun.
- Play in a ball pit: Ball pits are best for sensory stimulation and body awareness. Teaching your child how to balance and navigate through obstacles plus it’s always fun to play catch and throw.
These simple and fun activities can bring you and your toddler closer and create memories that will last a lifetime and have fun Plus with Toyzoy’s products you can make their outdoor playtime even more exciting. Happy playing!
Grab your little one, and let the fun begin!