|

Seek and Find

Time

  • 15 to 30 minutes

Materials

  • Brightly colored objects such as scarves, balls, plastic flowers, small pillows, stuffed toys

Directions

  1. Surprise your toddler with treasures that can be discovered through a hunt. Hide the objects just far enough or high enough out of sight so that your exploring toddler can discover them with a little exploration.
  2. Give hugs and praise with each success.

Extensions

  • Move to another room and hide the objects so you can play again.
  • Take the game outside and let the fun begin all over again.
  • Hide scarves in your pocket, pant leg, or purse and let your toddler search you for them.

|

Copyright © 2004 by Susan Kettmann. Excerpted from The 2,000 Best Games & Activities with permission of its publisher, Sourcebooks, Inc.

To order this book visit Amazon.com.


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

jack-o'-lantern creator

Design and print
your own
jack-o’-
lanterns!

GO

highlights

12 Pumpkin Activities and Crafts for Kids
Pumpkins and gourds are perfect for fall fun and games with the kids. Find the best pumpkin activities, crafts, printables, and recipes to enjoy with your children this Halloween season.

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!

15 Best Slow Cooker Meals
Too busy to cook? Try one of these deliciously easy slow cooker meals and have dinner waiting when you get home!

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!