Community Posts, Tips & Support on Children's Activities

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Go outside

That’s the advice I read on Reddit once on how to survive with a high energy toddler. I used to roll my eyes. But I tried it and it worked. lol we started going for a walk every morning straight after breakfast. He now eats his lunch no fight and goes down for a solid 2 + hour nap. And sleeps better at night. Obviou...

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Activities at nursery - what do they do with your LOs

Im just wondering what activities you see your babies doing at nursery? My daughter has been at nursery since Feb and they just seem to do a lot of painting as their main activity. Wondering if this is normal or if the nursery should be mixing it up a bit more?

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Which toys are good for a 1 year old?

What are you getting for little ones birthday? I need ideas!! ♥️

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Play time

Help!! I think my baby is getting bored she is almost 4 months and we have a routine going but I think she’s starting to get bored of it.. any recommendations on what I could do with a 4 month old

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Going abroad

I’m worried that when we go abroad there won’t be much for our little one to eat. We are going on a package holiday with jet2 to a 5 star resort that says it’s family friendly. I think I’m just overthinking - can someone reassure me all will be fine 🫣 before I start packing emergency weetabix and ready meals in our…

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Baby entertainment

What toys can i buy for my 14m old for self play? I honestly suck at entertaining babies… im more of a toddler person. I have sensory issues so the constant touching is driving me crazy. Worse with no sleep the night before. Ive bought books on games and have a toy subscription but he can be picky. I have about $...

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“Field Trips” for 4m+

I am taking a year off from teaching to spend with my daughter. She is currently 4 months old and to enrich her experiences (and break-up the Groundhog Day feeling of being a SAHM!) I want to take her on weekly “field trips.” I am thinking within San Jose to keep them close to home, but I am open to a day trip if it...

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I don't know if I can do this!

I am so overwhelmed and feeling like giving up. I have 2 toddlers jumping off the table onto the floor, a downstairs neighbor beating on her ceiling (our floor) because my kids are being too loud, and I'm writing a paper for school. I've kept quitting on my education since 2017 and I'm so close to my degree I want t...

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Baby classes

When did you take your little one to their first baby class?

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Weekend walking group??

Hi mamas!! I have two kids who are 10 months apart. One is a toddler and one is 6 months old! Looking to see if any ladies here want to start a walking group or something and we can meetup every weekend and walk around wapato or any other parks? Looking for some mom friends and also working on losing a bit of my sto...

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Work Trip

I’m going to Venice with work next Tuesday - Thursday. My flight is super early on the Tuesday, and late back on the Thursday night so I won’t see my daughter for 3 full days. Do you think she’ll forget me? Will I loose our bond? Worrying now!

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Holiday

If you have been on holiday recently did you take a buggy for your 3 year old? Mine doesn't use one at home but I'm debating it'll I would be best taking one on holiday

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Go out or clean while it’s nice weather?

When the weather is nice do you take your children to the park or clean your house/garden?

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Does your 3 year old play independently?

I’m currently on mat leave so my eldest only goes to the childminder 3 days a week at the moment (will go back to full time when I go back to work). So for 2 days (plus weekends), she’s home with me and the baby, and constantly wants me to play with her. Is that normal or should she be able to play by herself for ...

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What to do with baby during day?

What are people doing with their babies during the day to support their development? My LO is 7 weeks and I have no idea what kind of play/activities we should be doing! I do sing and chat to her throughout the day, and go for walks/run errands a few times a week. We do tummy time when she’s in the mood and I try pu...

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Nursery Admissions

Anybody else's kids not starting nursery this year? What do you do as a sahm to fill up their days during the week? I'm slowly now struggling to have ideas on what to do each day. She has playgroup in the morning but afternoons are usually just nothing much. I feel she's Gona be bored. Any ideas what I can do or sh...

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Toddler places to go to

Hi all Just looking for recommendations for places to explore with a toddler in Melbourne. We usually go to play centres but wonder what other places toddlers may enjoy. We are planning to take her to the zoo too!

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holiday

Any ideas on what I’ll need to take for 6m old on holiday of course bottles, milk ect but anything else that we would need?!

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Sunscreen

Help! Leaving 4/27 for move and it’s 8 hrs usually but we are stopping after 4 hours for the night then continuing the last 4 on 4/28 (not counting stopping at least once in each period minimum). I know sunscreen isn’t recommended for 6mo and under but our pediatrician said it would be okay if we do a test dab on h...

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Activities

My little boy is 5 months old, I used to do loads with him but I’m now stuck in a rut at just staying in all the time. I feel like im letting him down, what activities do you do with your little ones during the day? I did go to some classes but they weren’t my cup of tea.

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