Toddler Activities for 1 Year Olds to Do This Week

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Alright, here it is. A simple week of activities for 1 year olds.

After sharing the four general weekly planners with my incredible newsletter subscribers, I asked if they had any suggestions for new weekly planners.

By far, everyone wants to know what to do with their one year old!

Of course, there’s plenty of activities to do with 1 year olds, especially sensory activities, those are great at this age. But I try to make this a diverse week for the kids.

In each week for the activities planners, I try to include:

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Toddler activities for 1 year olds to do this week

Monday: Outside play on a balance beam!

What’s needed:

  • 2x4s or other long pieces of wood

Click to see how we made a toddler balance beam

Tuesday: Paint with edible (easy to make) paint!

What’s needed:

  • fresh or frozen fruit
  • food processor or blender
  • food coloring (optional for added coloring)
  • paper
  • paintbrush (optional)

Click to see how we made paint for toddlers

Wednesday: Fine motor play with ribbons

What’s needed:

  • a bottle with a wider opening (bigger than a water bottle, smaller than a peanut butter jar)
  • ribbons or string

Click to see how we turned ribbon play into fine motor play

Thursday: Soapy sensory jars

What’s needed:

  • Plastic jars or bottles, any size
  • water
  • dish soap or hand soap
  • food coloring
  • glitter (optional)
  • super glue (optional)

Click to see how we made soapy sensory jars

Friday: Table art

What’s needed:

  • Art Paper or butcher paper
  • Crayons or markers
  • Painter’s tape

Click to see made art on the table

Saturday: Stacking blocks for toddlers

What’s needed:

  • Canned food from the pantry

Click to see how stacked with canned food

Sunday: Family Day! Collect leaves in the park!

For many more activities for 1 year olds, try our 50 toddler activities!

5 weekly plans of activities for each one year olds, two year olds, and preschoolers (plus a learning one too!)

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Toddler activities for 1 year olds to do this week

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