There’s nothing quite like the practical advice and experience of parents, teachers and educators who have racked up years helping, nurturing, entertaining and caring for little people.
We’ve listed our top three Instagrammers who have great ideas when it comes to ways to entertain young children. These kinds of activities are great to keep children engaged while encouraging creativity, fine motor skills and imaginative play.
Follow these accounts to grow your activity tool kit as you progress through your Early Childhood Education and Care qualification.
Days with Grey
Beth's account is fantastic for endless ideas for craft and learning activities. Beth shares her homeschooling journey and how she teaches her kids as well as a lot of information on routines. You'll find some very interesting tips in this account!
Bio from Beth’s profile:
Hi! I’m Beth, creator of Breakfast Invitations; Simple learning games that invite play into your every day. Former educator and mom to 3.
Find Beth at https://www.instagram.com/dayswithgrey/.
Best Ideas for Kids
We love Kimberly's creative and simple craft ideas that can be adapted for different ages. Kimberly loves to get festive with her inspiration which is fantastic to get children excited and learn about special celebrations throughout the year!
Bio from Kimberly’s account:
⭐️ Kids Crafts 🎨 and Activities
⭐️ Kimberly McLeod - author of Fun & Easy Crafting with Recycled Materials ♻️ & mom of 2 👫
Find Kimberly at https://www.instagram.com/bestideasforkids/.
A Crafty Living
Liv does a great job of using general household - or easy to find items to create games and craft. This account is particularly useful for educators who have limited access to resources.
Liv; Mama to Rory ~ 15 months
Early Childhood Educator & Nanny turned SAHM.
PLAY Advocate 🌈 + Arts, Crafts, Activities, Toys & Books
Find Liv at https://www.instagram.com/acraftyliving/.
If you're interested in finding out more about a qualification in Early Childhood Education and care, visit our courses page or get in touch on 1300037000, we'd love to hear from you.