Age Appropriate Toys for Toddlers

Toddlers of the Ages 1-3

Pretend Grocery Store

This activity is appropriate for toddlers that are 1-2 years old.
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Toddlers have fun filling up bags and baskets with just about anything.
Supplies needed to complete this activity are a paper bag with handles or a small basket and empty food boxes and containers.

Batting Balls

This activity is appropriate for toddlers that are 1-2 years old.
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It will be a long time before your child has sufficient strength and hand-eye coordination to hit a ball with a bat, but this is an activity that can lead the way to that skill.
The only supplies needed to complete this activity are balloons.

Follow the Leader

This activity is appropriate for toddlers that are 2-3 years old.
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Young children are such a bundle of energy. A short "exercise class" not only helps their large muscle development, but it can also be a sanity saver on a long, rainy day indoors.
There are no supplies needed to perform this activity, it can be done indoors and outdoors.

Color Cards

This activity is appropriate for toddlers that are 2-3 years old.
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This activity teaches toddlers to memorize the nine different colors and learn what colors are.
The supplies needed to complete this activity are construction paper, black markers, scissors, and clear contact paper.