I ran an Instagram competition to collate a selection of the best Halloween activities for toddlers. There are so many creative people developing all kinds of super fun educational activities that your child will enjoy. Thank you to everyone who continues to share their ideas with me and my followers. Please visit their accounts to see the original post with the full range of photos and caption. @Tiny_mountain_movers Jack-o-lantern Water Play This is a popular and one of the best Halloween activities for toddlers. It is simple to set up and requires few resources. Water play allows children to practice those practical life skills like pouring, scooping and transferring. Preparation is key for water play. Ensure you have a spill zone, a change of clothes and towels handy. Materials: Containers of varying sizes, water, food colouring, Halloween-themed play items and cornstarch. Instructions: Dye some water with a little food coloring and add some corn starch. Add some containers of varying sizes and any Halloween-themed play items that are waterproof. @thekolbeekboys Halloween Ghost Counting This is a fun and interactive Halloween dice game. It is a wonderful way to seamlessly infuse a little math into a child´s play. Materials: Recycled cardboard, playdough, dice, white cardboard and chalk markers to colour the windows and
I decided to use my Instagram platform to get others to share with me their best Autumn activities for toddlers. My followers did not disappoint. So, I have collated a selection of the best Autumn activities for toddlers on Instagram to share with you here. I love the creativity and ingenuity of these activities that were shared from various countries around the world. Please visit their accounts for the full captions and complete selection of images for each activity. Coffee Filter Autumn Leaves @keeping.up.with.isaac A simple STEAM activity for toddlers to show water absorption in leaves. It is amazing how a plain white coffee filter is transformed into beautiful Autumn / fall colours. Materials: Coffee filters Marker Scissors Bowl of water Step-by-step: Place 5-10 coffee filters on top of each other. Trace a leaf shape on the top coffee filter and carefully cut the filters at one time. Using a small circular cutter, draw a thick band of circles of different colours using markers. Leaving a small white portion in the middle. Fold the coffee filter, then dip the center white portion into the bowl of water. Make sure to dip only the tip. You'll see water travel up the leaf and spread the ink throughout.