At this age, toddlers are starting to explore their imaginations and understand the idea of make-believe. Providing a variety of hats, scarves, dress-up clothes, and toys will help your toddler express his creativity while having fun and staying active.

Baby girl holding play phone in hand

Supplies List
  • Different style hats

  • Colorful scarves

  • Toys

  • Costumes (clothes from mom or dad’s closet will work great!)

  1. Place the different clothes and toys in a bin.

  2. Let your toddler rummage through it and let her imagination fly.

  3. Encourage your child to tell the story of who she is and what she’s doing.

  4. Join the fun – dress up and play along, too!

This activity helps your toddler develop motor, language, creativity, vocabulary, and social-emotional skills.

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