Home > Babies and Toddlers > Toddlers > Toddler Growth and Development > Activities for Toddlers > 12 Toddler Playtime Activities Using Common Household Items

Slideshow Iconslideshows MORE

|

12 Toddler Playtime Activities Using Common Household Items

9 of 13
toddler activities, threading

Threading Practice


Threading is another fun activity that helps your child work on fine motor skills. All you need are some objects with holes through them (such as large tubular pasta, big wooden beads, empty spools, or even empty toilet paper rolls) and some shoelaces (thin yarn or string can be too hard for little fingers to work with). Let your youngster string away!

More on Threading Practice

Next: Mailing Letters

stay connected

Sign up for our free email newsletters and receive the latest advice and information on all things parenting.

Enter your email address to sign up or manage your account.

Facebook icon Twitter icon Follow Us on Pinterest

editor’s picks

highlights

7 Home Remedies to Soothe Cold & Flu Symptoms
The AAP does not recommend giving over-the-counter cough and cold medicines to children under 4, so treating children's cold and flu symptoms naturally can be the best course of action. Read about some home remedies that might help.

Kindergarten Readiness App Wins Gold
Our Kindergarten Readiness app won the Gold Award of Excellence in the educational category at the 2014 Communicator Awards. This valuable checklist comes with games and activities to help your child practice the essential skills she needs for kindergarten. Download the Kindergarten Readiness app today!

11 Awesome Thanksgiving Games & Activities for Families
Looking for fun Thanksgiving Day activities for the whole family? Check out 11 kid-friendly indoor and outdoor activities that will bring your family together in the spirit of the holiday.

Find Today's Newest & Best Children's Books!
Looking for newly released books for your child? Try our new Book Finder tool to search for new books by age, type, and theme, and create reading lists for kids!