My first post on 15 Independent Activities for One-Year-Olds has been the most popular post on Imperfect Homemaker. I figure there must be lots of other moms who are in the same boat that I am and need something that will occupy their little ones for a while! I decided to round up some more ideas for all of us that are age-appropriate for one-year-olds and can be done independently by the child.
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5. Cardboard box tunnel
8. Homemade Busy Board
9. Pom poms and cardboard tubes (if this activity is going to be unsupervised, I think it would be best to replicate this idea with larger sized balls that won’t fit into the child’s mouth.)
15. Toys! There are lots of toys that you can buy that are educational, and you don’t have to take the time to make anything. Here’s my list of 10 toys for one-year olds.
What activities do you use for your little ones when you need them to play by themselves?
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