Button Sorting Cups (and link to other color sorting games) - What a brilliant idea for your toddler/preschooler! Adding this to our collection of activities to promote fine-motor skills and color recognition!
Easy and fun.Velcro + popsicle sticks make for great quiet time or restaurant activity. Put velcro dots on the ends of popsicle sticks. Kids can make letters or shapes over and over again. I found velcro dots at my local dollar store.
Yo-yo painting--this looks so fun, I want to do it myself! Fill a cut-off stocking with dry beans (I'll probably use rice, because that's what we have). Dip it in paint, then pretend it's a yo-yo and bounce it on a piece of paper