Keep the peace while you cook with these 6 easy toddler activities.
Oh, the witching hour.
That lovely time of night when you need to get dinner ready and your toddler decides they need constant entertainment. No toy will satisfy them. They need to be a song and dance routine. Sounds like you need an easy toddler activities ASAP.
Well friends, I’ve got you covered.
I’m sharing 6 terrific, fantastic, wonderfully easy toddler activities that you can set up in a hot half second, but will hold your toddler’s attention for so much longer. Long enough for you to get dinner made. And make it through the witching hour alive.
6 easy toddler activities so you can cook dinner in peace.
Cook dinner in peace? I know that may feel like a dream that went out the window the day you came home from the hospital with your bundle of high energy joy. But trust me, I have 6 fool proof dinner prep activities that are my absolute staples. Here they are in no particular order.
Make sure to click the links for a more detailed description of each activity.
Floating Letters: One of our favorite sink activities!
Cookie Cutter Fishing: Still a fan favorite around here and sets up in seconds!
Recycled Building: Oh, this is a classy one but your toddler will love it!
Colander Pour: An easy activity in the kitchen sink!
Grab & Sort: Yet another reason to always have pom pom balls at the ready!
Building Can Towers
Building Can Towers: Another super crazy easy idea. Give your toddler all the cans in your cupboard and watch them stack the cans higher and higher. Just be careful as they fall over – the carpet works great for this too. Little softer fall…
Easy toddler activities make meal time prep a much happier occasion. Having some quick, go to activities to occupy those little hands keeps the ship running so smooth. I would be absolutely lost without these easy toddler activities. Without them, I’d never make it through a single dinner!
If you need even more activities, check out my 9 quick and easy activities post.
Which of these easy toddler activities will you try at dinner time tonight?