Busy Bags & Quiet Time Activities

31 days of busy bags & quiet time activities

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Helpful Busy Bag & Quiet Time Tools

Scotch Thermal Laminator

Scotch Thermal Laminator

Universal 3 Mil Clear Thermal Laminating Pouches 9 x 11.5

3 Mil Thermal Laminating Pouches 9 x 11.5

Hefty One Zip Gallon Storage Bags

Hefty One Zip Gallon Bags

Hefty One Zip Quart Storage Bags

Hefty One Zip Quart Bags

Scotch Clear Packaging Tape with Despenser

Scotch 2″ Clear Packaging Tape

Large Sterilite Clip Bins

See how to neatly and easily store your Busy Bags with a towel rack, book rings, and binder clips at Small Potatoes.

We store ours similarly with towel racks and curtain clips we bought at a yard sale.

2 inch Book Rings

2″ Book Rings

Medium Binder Clips

Medium Binder Clips






Announcing 31 Days of Busy Bags and Quiet Time Activities ~ Who will benefit, What Busy Bags & Quiet Time Activities are, What you expect to see during this series, How you can get free printables

Introduction: Busy Bags & Quiet Time Activities — for 31 Days ~ Introduction and link to download full set of printables that will be shared

Day 1: 3 Ways to Store Busy Bags ~ Plus the space saver busy bag storage that works best for our family

Day 2: Quiet Time Tuesday #1, What We Did When Our Daughter Stopped Napping ~ quiet time bins, how we use them, what we put in them, etc.

Day 3: Duplo Blocks Counting & Tower Matching Busy Bag ~ photos and free printable

Day 4: Butterfly Symmetry Bag ~ photos and free printable, plus how we adapted this activity to work for our toddler

Day 5: Block Puzzles Busy Bag ~ photos and free printable

Day 6: Mickey Mouse Color Matching & Memory Game Busy Bag ~ photos and free printable

Day 7: Link to Measurement Busy Bag from Walking by the Way ~ photos and link to free printable

Day 8 : Duplo/Lego Pattern Towers Busy Bag ~ photos and free printable

Day 9: Quiet Time Tuesday: Establishing a Quiet Time…When Your Child Stops Napping ~ link to a great post on setting up a daily quiet time and helping your child play independently

Day 10: Baby Busy Basket ~ one way we help our baby entertain herself for a few minutes

Day 11: Build a Rainbow Busy Bag ~ photos & free printable

Day 12: Color Sudoku Busy Bag ~ photos & free printable

Day 13: Junk Match Busy Bag ~ photos & free printable

Day 14: Link to Ice Cream Patterning Busy Bag ~ link to free printable

Day 15: Lego Duplo Building Inspiration Busy Bag ~ photos & free printable

Announcing a Busy Bag & Quiet Time Activity Linky Party ~ link up your posts on October 31 and check out all the other ideas shared for some great busy bag & quiet time inpiration

Day 16: Quiet Time Tuesday: What To Do When Naptime Ceases ~ link to a great post on combining “room time” and “quiet boxes” to make a block of quiet time each afternoon.

Day 17: Simple & Free DIY Baby Toy: The Baby Discovery Jug ~ photos & directions

Day 18: Color Shades Busy Bag ~ photos & free printable

Day 19: Counting Cards Busy Bag ~ photos & free printable

Day 20: 5 Dry Erase Busy Bag Ideas ~ photos & free printable

Day 21: Link to Build a Cupcake Busy Bag ~ photos & free printable

Day 22: Color Sorting Busy Bag ~ photos & free printable

Day 23: Quiet Time Tuesday: Songs for Sapling CD Giveaway ~ enter to win 2 CD from Songs for Saplings…perfect for quiet time listening

Day 24: Pom-Pom Stuff Busy Bag ~ photos & free printable instructions and busy bag label

Day 25: Tower Counting Busy Bag ~ photos & free printable

Day 26: Bean Sorting Busy Bag ~ photos & free printable instructions and busy bag label

Day 27: 6+ Play-dough Busy Bag Ideas ~ photos & links to lots of free printables

Day 28: Easy Busy Bags for On-the-Go ~ guest post with more than 7 great busy bag ideas & free printable

Day 29: Wood and Felt Matching Game Busy Bag ~ photo & free printable instructions and busy bag label

Day 31: Quiet Time Tuesday #5 ~ more ideas for room quiet time and quiet time bins

Day 31: Busy Bag & Quiet Time Activity Link-Up ~ add your posts and be inspired by others, favorites will be added to our Busy Bag & Quiet Activities board (linky will remain open)

Remember, you can also purchase all of the busy bag printables we shared this month in one easy download for only $3.

Busy Bag Bundle for sale...only $3