Indoor Winter Play Activities for 0-3 Year Old's

The winter months can challenge the most creative parent and nanny to conjure up indoor activities for young children that are fun, inspiring and keep minds and bodies active and learning! The folks at Zero to Three suggest the following - and more ... http://www.zerotothree.org/child-development/play/play-year.html

12-24 Months: Make a snowy obstacle course. Line up cushions of different heights and sizes (pillows, couch cushions, and more) along the floor. Cover the whole area with a flat white sheet. Encourage your baby or toddler to crawl or climb over this “snowy” landscape. Games like this give your child a chance to use upper and lower body strength, and develop coordination and motor planning skills as well.

Child Development