Your 2 - 3 Year Old Child’s Learning & Developmental Journey: 30 Minutes A Day

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Your 2 - 3 Year Old Child’s Learning & Developmental Journey: 30 Minutes A Day

The time that you spend with your little one is very precious and special for you. But what if the same time can be made more engaging for your kid where he/she can have fun and also learn. Did you say it is too early!

Why Start Early?

Research says that 80% of the brain develops in the first three years of age. This is the best phase for your child's intellectual growth. So what are you waiting for! Let's start now. Based on my experience as a teacher and education expert, I have come to believe that just spending 30 minutes of your precious time daily in a meaningful way can go a long way in preparing your child for the challenges in future.

How Does Your Child Develop?

'30 Minutes With Appy' programme will help your child grow in 4 areas and hence lead to an overall holistic development. But first understanding how your child develops will help you to guide him/her properly. Here is a brief description about it:


Here's What You Need To Do

Step 1: Watch a Video

Each month there will be some specific themes e.g. themes for month 1 will be Numbers, Alphabets, Myself & My family and Colours. A few videos will be suggested under each theme that you should show to your child. These video suggestions will be based on learning objectives that are suitable to this age group. You may subscribe to our newsletter to get a structured learning & developmental plan for your 2-3 year old on you inbox every week.

Step 2: Perform an activity

Do a small activity along with your child after watching the suggested video(s). These activities has been designed keeping four domains of development in mind. You will find suggested activities in our blogs for 2-3 year old kids each week.

Step 3: Repeat the activity

Repeat the same weekly activity or previously suggested activities throughout the a given week. Remember repetition is the key. More you repeat the videos and activities, more it will reinforce the concept. If your child seems to be disinterested, frustrated or inattentive, please stop the activity.

Experience the power of ‘30 minutes with Appy'

Kids learn more through visual cues. We will suggest you a few videos every week for your child to learn something new. Show them few simple and interesting videos and do the following activities to make it more fun. Click on the link to watch these videos on self-awareness.

Activity for your 2-3 year old this week: Learning Colours

Learning Outcome: Identifying Primary Colours

Suggested activities with your child:

1. Colour Rhyme

Show rhymes/videos related to colours to your child. Ask your child to repeat the name of the colour along with video. Again show him/her same video without audio. Ask him/her to name the colours that they can see in the video.

2. Finger paint

Kids love finger painting! Finger painting is simply painting with fingers where instead of using a brush, a child dips his or her fingers into a pot or jar of finger paint. Try this with your kid and keep these imprint of your little one as treasure! Remember to introduce one colour at a time.

3. I Spy

Play "I Spy" around your house and let your child find objects with different colours. Or make your own "I Spy" book. Cut out pictures from magazines or books and glue them on the pages. Then flip through the book and let your child pick out the different coloured items. E.g. Put your finger on the object that is red in colour

4. Colours Treasure hunt games

Fill a bucket with sand/Rough Paper/Cotton and conceal different coloured objects in it. Name a colour and then ask your child to dig the bucket to find the right object.

5. Colour of the day

Assign a colour to a day. E.g. Have Monday as yellow day. Now try to show yellow to your kid everywhere. Show them yellow fruit, yellow food. Give them yellow colour to wear.

6. Play Dough

Playing dough is very good for developing fine motor skill of your child. Introduce child safe dough to your child. Give him/her one colour at a time and keep saying the colour of the dough. E.g. Baby. Here is your yellow dough. Make a nice model using yellow dough.

Click on the link to watch these videos on self-awareness.

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November 21, 2015 @ 01:19 PM

Even i love to engage my children in almost all activities i do.

Akansha bhatnagar
November 18, 2015 @ 04:29 PM

I m doing everything with my children like playing studying eating travelling etc bcoz she is a part of my life

November 01, 2015 @ 03:29 PM

I play with her, do few chores with her, I study with her, recite poems, tell stories, and do lots more.

November 18, 2015 @ 10:49 AM

That's Great Deepali! Do keep sharing your ideas! :)

October 26, 2015 @ 10:04 PM

Good Ideas Appystore!

October 30, 2015 @ 09:56 AM

Thank you Gomathi! You may add a few ideas too :)

October 21, 2015 @ 12:49 PM

I really like these ideas! :)

October 30, 2015 @ 09:57 AM

Thanks Megha!

October 21, 2015 @ 12:47 PM

Loved this article!

October 30, 2015 @ 09:57 AM

Thanks Bhagyashree!

Reshma Farid Shaikh
October 20, 2015 @ 04:21 PM

This is Good!!

October 21, 2015 @ 09:40 AM

Thank You Reshma! :)

October 14, 2015 @ 09:15 AM

Yes,,,good ideas

October 16, 2015 @ 10:40 AM

Thank You Kavita! Have a look at our new set of activities on 'learning alphabet". We would love to know your thoughts. :)

October 11, 2015 @ 10:05 PM

Good thought N it becomes necessary in this techno world

October 16, 2015 @ 10:42 AM

Thanks Priti! You are right, do share your views on how you balance the right development given the rise in digital technology. You may also like our blog:

October 05, 2015 @ 11:06 AM

Nice initiative by Appystore !!

October 16, 2015 @ 11:03 AM

Thanks Veena!

October 04, 2015 @ 11:37 PM

Ideas are good

October 16, 2015 @ 11:03 AM

Thank You Krutika! Let us know if you have more ideas :)

Vidhya Anil
October 04, 2015 @ 03:51 PM

My son is three yrs old but he is not talking yet so can u give suggestions

October 16, 2015 @ 10:58 AM

Replying on behalf of Appy Expert, Radhika CHitre: "Dear Vidhya, Please keep talking to him. He will pick up your words and start repeating them. Singing songs and rhymes will also familiarize him with spoken language. I would also suggest that you take him to the Paediatrician to rule out any problems that hinder speech development." Good Luck!

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