Sponge Shapes

Who says toys for toddlers have to be expensive? Who say learning toys for toddlers have to be expensive? Here is a super cheap, easy and fun idea to try at home.

Buy some colorful sponges at walmart or the dollar store. Cut them into different shapes. I used circle, square, heart, star, and triangle. And let your little ones play! You can talk about the different shapes as you play, or group them by color for a different learning activity. My girls love to toss them and see how the shapes bounce and roll differently. They will also enjoy watching what happens when water is added to a dry sponge.

separated by color

separated by shape

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Published in: on September 28, 2011 at 9:29 am  Comments (2)  

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  1. super cute – love this idea, Nina!

  2. […] Love this inexpensive activity for kids (who’s NOT looking for a way to teach AND […]


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