Amy b i will have to borrow some of those wooden stick from you:) Toddler "Busy Bag" Swap. Great for winter, restaurants, waiting rooms, car rides, plane trips. 20 activities including this popsicle stick puzzle!
I made this really cool game that they LOVED doing! I used sharpies to color the clothespins and turned pipe cleaners into a loop. They then matched the correct color loop and pinned on the clothespin (Cool Crafts With Pipe Cleaners)
Looking for a fun kids project? Inspire creativity with this easy homemade kaleidoscope craft. Kids crafts are the perfect, low cost family activity. This is fun for preschool children, but they will need assistance to assemble it. via /darcyz/
From Chalkboards To Strollers: Autumn Scavenger Hunt For Toddlers and Pre-Schoolers - This is great for just paying attention to the world around you! And I think with older kids you could make it a race!
One pinner suggested, "Use train tracks as marble tracks in the block center!" I was just wondering about my existing train table/tracks, and if they are still embraced in this approach our Board appears to be moving in.
story stones---painted images on stones, that lend themselves to a variety of sole or interactive play. a child may choose/arrange a series of stones, then make up a story based on the images or listen to an older child or adult do so.