DIY Toddler Activities

So I have a confession!   The hubs and I are on a bowling league…..that’s right a bowling league!!  I truly enjoy it, it is something fun that we are able together every week and have fun with our family and friends.    I have actually kind of enjoyed bowling.   Trust me im not a great bowler I only average about 125 verses my hubs who averages about 235.   We often times take our son with us.  He loves coming to bowling because he gets to run around, play in the arcade, everyone there spoils him with toys and candy and he actually gets to push the ball down the lanes a few times.

So I was trying to come up with some ideas to entertain the little man.    So I have been saving up his favorite Danimals yogurt drinks to turn them into bowling pins.    And since I have a son we have a balls in every size that he can choose to roll down the hallway.


We have lots of fun together rolling the balls down the hall trying to hit the pins.  More often we miss but at the same time we are having a great time together and to me that’s all that matters.   I love hearing my little man laugh and seeing his big cheesy grin.

We have been working on our numbers we basically have 1-10 down and we can count too three on his fingers.   So I thought we needed to learn to recognize or numbers a little bit better.  So we lined them up and had him knock over the “1” or “4”.   This way we can start to recognize numbers better.



The best part!  This game cost me nothing to start!  Since I already had the containers and balls….it was free and it came along with hours of entertainment!!


  1. I always tell my husband we should join a bowling league. I’m a really BAD bowler though! That is a great idea for your little one. 😉
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  2. What a fun way to do bowling at home without hurting anything in the process! Thank you for sharing this fun idea and happy humpday!! :)
    xox, Crystelle
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  3. What a creative idea! I love how you are reusing items that would usually go in the garbage. Way to teach your son to recycle!
    Thanks for linking up this fun activity in the Bloggers Brags Pinterest Party! Come again soon!
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  4. what a fun game! And to learn at the same time just makes it more awesome! Thanks for sharing the idea with us!
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  5. What a fun way to learn numbers :)
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  6. Courtney Biggs says:

    What a great project! It would be a great rainy day project!

    -Courtney from Barefoot in Blue Jeans

  7. My toddler would enjoy this!
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