Activities for Car Crazy Kids

Looking for fun ways to engage young children in their learning? Not many kids can resist playing with toys cars which makes them an ideal resource to build activities around. The alphabet car park play mats I made have been such a hit in class and at home, I went looking for more activities for my car crazy kids and we found plenty!

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Activities for Car Crazy Kids - use your toy car collection to its full potential with this amazing list of activities to do with cars. Plenty of ideas for maths, literacy, early science, pretend play along with arts and craft ideas to try at home and in the classroom with your toddler to preschooler | you clever monkey

Literacy

Drive your way through the alphabet like Toddler Approved.

Make it big! Trace some big letters outside like Coffeecups and Crayons.


Activities for Car Crazy Kids - use your toy car collection to its full potential with this amazing list of activities to do with cars. Plenty of ideas for maths, literacy, early science, pretend play along with arts and craft ideas to try at home and in the classroom with your toddler to preschooler | you clever monkey

Paint your child's name to practice like Buggy and Buddy.


We love these printable letters that can be made into a travel book from Playdough to Plato.


Activities for Car Crazy Kids - use your toy car collection to its full potential with this amazing list of activities to do with cars. Plenty of ideas for maths, literacy, early science, pretend play along with arts and craft ideas to try at home and in the classroom with your toddler to preschooler | you clever monkey


Practice sounding out each letter like Playdough to Plato did with their car park mat.



Activities for Car Crazy Kids - use your toy car collection to its full potential with this amazing list of activities to do with cars. Plenty of ideas for maths, literacy, early science, pretend play along with arts and craft ideas to try at home and in the classroom with your toddler to preschooler | you clever monkey

Maths

Match colours and patterns using cars like Toddler Approved.

Use them to make a pictograph like Busy Toddler.



Activities for Car Crazy Kids - use your toy car collection to its full potential with this amazing list of activities to do with cars. Plenty of ideas for maths, literacy, early science, pretend play along with arts and craft ideas to try at home and in the classroom with your toddler to preschooler | you clever monkey


Something for older children, work on missing addends with the help of these duct tape roads like School Time Snippets.

More number car parks but these have you matching the word and number - great for early readers.

Activities for Car Crazy Kids - use your toy car collection to its full potential with this amazing list of activities to do with cars. Plenty of ideas for maths, literacy, early science, pretend play along with arts and craft ideas to try at home and in the classroom with your toddler to preschooler | you clever monkey

Pretend Play


Turn your clean mud into mudding - the perfect adventure from Stir The Wonder.



Activities for Car Crazy Kids - use your toy car collection to its full potential with this amazing list of activities to do with cars. Plenty of ideas for maths, literacy, early science, pretend play along with arts and craft ideas to try at home and in the classroom with your toddler to preschooler | you clever monkey

Science

Move your cars with magnets along this awesome recycled cardboard road by hello, Wonderful.


Love this make it move challenge! From Steam Powered Family, use different forces to make your cars move.


Activities for Car Crazy Kids - use your toy car collection to its full potential with this amazing list of activities to do with cars. Plenty of ideas for maths, literacy, early science, pretend play along with arts and craft ideas to try at home and in the classroom with your toddler to preschooler | you clever monkey

DIY/Crafts

Create your own simple moveable roads like And Next Comes L.

Or create some wooden ramps like Buggy and Buddy.

We love rocks here so of course we love this rocky road from Playtivities.

Activities for Car Crazy Kids - use your toy car collection to its full potential with this amazing list of activities to do with cars. Plenty of ideas for maths, literacy, early science, pretend play along with arts and craft ideas to try at home and in the classroom with your toddler to preschooler | you clever monkey

Felt is such a useful medium, create your own racetrack from felt using the pattern from Felt With Love Designs.  

A better idea for early childhood settings, set your race track in like Niccola On Tuesday.

Find out how to make a race track from Ramblings From Utopia.


Activities for Car Crazy Kids - use your toy car collection to its full potential with this amazing list of activities to do with cars. Plenty of ideas for maths, literacy, early science, pretend play along with arts and craft ideas to try at home and in the classroom with your toddler to preschooler | you clever monkey

Create your own road signs like And Next Comes L.

Recycle some cardboard to make these changeable traffic lights like Ikatbag did. Plenty of inspiration to be found. You might like to make a car wash too.

How cool are these traffic lights! Get the printable from Doodles & Jots.

Activities for Car Crazy Kids - use your toy car collection to its full potential with this amazing list of activities to do with cars. Plenty of ideas for maths, literacy, early science, pretend play along with arts and craft ideas to try at home and in the classroom with your toddler to preschooler | you clever monkey

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You can also find our Number Car Park Mats over at Nurturestore.

Activities for Car Crazy Kids - use your toy car collection to its full potential with this amazing list of activities to do with cars. Plenty of ideas for maths, literacy, early science, pretend play along with arts and craft ideas to try at home and in the classroom with your toddler to preschooler | you clever monkey

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Activities for Car Crazy Kids - use your toy car collection to its full potential with this amazing list of activities to do with cars. Plenty of ideas for maths, literacy, early science, pretend play along with arts and craft ideas to try at home and in the classroom with your toddler to preschooler | you clever monkey

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  1. Fantastic ideas. Thank you for sharing.

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    1. So many great ideas out there when you look :)

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