Fun Toddler Activities in Portland OR: Insider Scoop (2024)

Fun Toddler Activities in Portland OR: Insider Scoop (2024)

There are so many great activities for toddlers to explore in and around Portland, OR. I’ve included some of our favorite picks here! Toddler Friendly Parks Laurelhurst Park Laurelhlurst Park is located in southeast Portland. It is an amazing park for the whole family. Laurelhurst 

Best Family Beach Packing List: Baby, Toddler, Kid Edition!

Best Family Beach Packing List: Baby, Toddler, Kid Edition!

✓ Family Beach Trip Packing Checklist As we are headed into the sunshine season, let’s get ready for some sandy fun-filled days at the beach! Taking a family vacation or even just a day trip to the beach can be hard work and requires some 

Birthday Party Alternatives for Preschoolers

Birthday Party Alternatives for Preschoolers

There are a lot of big developments for kids in the preschool years, but not all kids at this age are necessarily ready for a big birthday bash. Or, parents may be on a tight budget or simply not have the bandwidth to throw a 

My Favorite Art Activity For 3 Year Olds to Encourage Creativity and Confidence

My Favorite Art Activity For 3 Year Olds to Encourage Creativity and Confidence

Setting my son up to paint on inexpensive wooden shapes from the dollar store or the craft store is perhaps my favorite art activity for 3 year olds. I love joining in on this activity too! This little art project somehow holds my 3 year 

A DIY Christmas Tree for a Festive Eco Friendly Holiday

A DIY Christmas Tree for a Festive Eco Friendly Holiday

I’m so excited about our DIY christmas tree this year! It was a lot of fun to put together as a family and it feels perfectly festive and magical. My 3 year old has also been having a blast playing in and around it. And 

Homemade Kinetic Sand for Toddlers

Homemade Kinetic Sand for Toddlers

Homemade kinetic sand is so soothing and fun for kids to explore! It is moldable like wet beach sand, but unlike wet sand, it is light, fluffy, and delightfully soft. And it is incredibly easy to make! This homemade kinetic sand recipe has 3 simple 

The Best Easter Egg Fillers for Toddlers and Preschoolers

The Best Easter Egg Fillers for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Easter egg fillers for toddlers can be super simple! In fact, after getting a bag of plastic easter eggs at the thrift store for $2, I walked around the house and poked through the pantry to find some no-fuss fillers. You can also buy packs of 

The Best Free Resource for Toddler Parents

The Best Free Resource for Toddler Parents

The local children’s library is the best free resource for toddler parents! Especially as a stay at home mom during the week, I am always looking for ways to connect my son to nurturing people and places outside of our home. And the library has 

Easy DIY Cardboard Toddler Toys for Creative Play

Easy DIY Cardboard Toddler Toys for Creative Play

Sometimes the most fun toys are the ones made from the contents of a recycling bin! Three of my toddler’s favorite play activities involve homemade toys made out of scrap cardboard; 1. Toy Car Ramps and Jumps2. Ball Hoops3. Forts And aside from costing nothing, 

Easy DIY Playdough Recipe for Hours of Sensory Play!

Easy DIY Playdough Recipe for Hours of Sensory Play!

This homemade play dough recipe is so simple and provides hours of sensory play for young children! It takes just a few minutes to mix some simple ingredients, and then a couple of minutes to cook on the stovetop. The result is squishy, colorful, soft