This at least has some good play ideas. What's the policy in your house? A leading psychologist says no TV for under threes. easy, fun and mess-free alternatives here, because you can't be hands on all the time, can you?
Favorite Part of this is to make a stepping stone path. HOW: cup salt, cup flour, cup (give or take) water. Knead until dough forms. Make impression. Bake at 200 for 3 hours. Do every summer and make a stepping stone path :) What a cute idea!
Try these fun and educational sensory play activities with your baby and toddler. They are taste-safe and don’t pose a choking hazard, and fun enough for the older kids to join in the fun.
32 Fun Activities for Olds (You'll Never Run Out of Things to Do) It is helpful to have a variety of activities while working with the limited attention span of a 1 year old due to the exploratory stage they are in.