Toddler Card Games

Toddler Card Games

Annika just turned 4 and can count and recognize some numbers. These are easy games with a standard deck of cards. Game 1: Speedy Card Match Pick one suit and lay out the letter cards in one row and the number cards in row 2. Turn the rest of the cards face down in a...
Scratch Off Game

Scratch Off Game

Maddie made this one for Annika…  You could put anything on the paper to be revealed. Maddie drew a treasure map. You could do a matching activity, scavenger hunt…  So, draw up your activity, then cover the paper with packing tape. Paint it with a mixture...
Ice Discovery

Ice Discovery

Add small toys to an ice cube tray, add water and freeze. When frozen, let kids pour warm water over the cubes to uncover the...
Connection

Connection

We first tried to call this game Boomerang, but Connection is what stuck. This is just a talking game we made up…we play in the car, waiting rooms, dinner table… one person starts with a random word (a toddler is a great random word generator) and you take...
Bucket Fishing

Bucket Fishing

Fill a bucket or plastic bin with water and bath toys. Let the kids use a net to catch the floating toys. Blindfold older...
The Die Game

The Die Game

This game game to us from Ms. Erin, Annika’s teacher. Totally flexible and adaptable to any location or age. Get a die, fill out the chart with rules for what to do for each number. Kids take turns rolling the die and doing whatever you have written next to each...