Flashlight Fun for Toddlers

by: Trish Kuffner, author of The Toddler's Busy Book
This activity is lots of fun, and it gives your toddler practice with word recognition.
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Flashlight Fun for Toddlers


  • Flashlight


  1. Shine a flashlight on different parts of a room: a wall, the door, the floor, and so on.
  2. Each time you shine the light on an object, name it: for example, "This is the bed."
  3. Show your child how to turn the flashlight on and off.
  4. Let her shine it on various objects and name them.
  5. Give her directions to follow, such as "Shine the light on the ceiling."