Indoor Games for Toddlers
Nursery Age 1 Curriculum Suggestions
by Katrina Lybbert

Indoor Games Overview

Toddlers learn so much from playing games.  It is a great way to teach and have fun with your child at the same time.  These games will help develop both fine and gross motor skills.  Parent supervision is required for many of these games.  Do not leave your child alone with objects such as balloons, etc.  Safety comes first!  Have fun!

Try the following game books for more ideas:

Toddler Play (Gymboree) by Wendy S. Masi
Fun with Mommy & Me by Dr. Cindy Bunin Nurik with Jane Schonberger
Things to Do with Toddlers and Twos by Karen Miller
Games to Play with Toddlers by Jackie Silberg
A Year of Fun Just for One's by Jean Warren and Theodosia Sideropoulos Spewock
The Toddler's Busy Book by Trish Kuffner

Indoor Games Lesson List
(More details on playing the games to be found on the individual lesson pages.)

Lesson 1  Cleaning Up? or Maybe Not!
Lesson 2 What do you see? (Mirror Game)
Lesson 3 Bean Bag Catch
Lesson 4 Block Towers
Lesson 5 Climbing Stairs
Lesson 6 Hats Galore
Lesson 7 Cereal Transfer
Lesson 8 Telephone Talk
Lesson 9 Line up the Shoes
Lesson 10 Cars Go Down!
Lesson 11 Felt Board Shapes
Lesson 12 Somersaults
Lesson 13 Ball Play
Lesson 14 Stack 'em up!
Lesson 15 Advanced Peek-a-boo
Lesson 16 Obstacle Course Fun
Lesson 17 Balloon Bop
Lesson 18 Milk Carton City
Lesson 19 Teddy Bear Fun
Lesson 20 Sponge Walk
Lesson 21 Cardboard Adventure
Lesson 22 Puzzle Play
Lesson 23 Sock Match
Lesson 24 Clothespin Drop




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