If April 9th is marked on your calendar as National Unicorn Day, you’ve come to the right blog. Each year between April Fool’s Day and Earth Day, we celebrate the mythical horse-like creature because there’s nothing a four-year-old toddler cherishes more. Unicorns’ popularity tracks back to Ancient Greek times when people actually believed them to be an exotic animal from faraway lands. Today, you can find them as characters in movies, toys, and even represented on adorable outfits.
Whether you’re planning a unicorn themed birthday party or celebrating National Unicorn Day, here are five enchanting activities for you and your toddler to do this holiday!
The breakfast of champions with a magical twist. Easily add a few drops of food coloring to your pancake mix to start the special day off right. If it turns out to be a win, try making these rainbow pancakes for birthdays and other special holidays. Here’s a recipe we found for you!
Dress to impress this holiday! Whether they’re putting on their unicorn headband or fluffing up their tutu, encourage them to dress themselves for extra fun. For new unicorn clothing for your baby or toddler, check out all our one-of-a-kind styles here.
Ready the crayons because we’ve got a FREE printable unicorn coloring page for your toddler to enjoy. Share a picture of your little one’s completed masterpiece with us on Instagram by using #GCWbaby or tagging us @gerberchildrenswear.
Rainbow Scavenger Hunt (Outdoor!)
Head outside and let your little one work on their colors while searching for items that make up a rainbow. Raining? Take the game inside and search for toys and household items. This would also be a fun game for multiple toddlers while also learning about teamwork!
Bedtime Unicorn Story
End the day with unicorn PJs and a unicorn bedtime story. From footed sleepwear to bundled sets, shop all unicorn sleepwear on our website here. One of our favorite unicorn children’s books, How to Catch a Unicorn, will surely excite your little one about the mythical creatures.
At the end of the day, National Unicorn Day is a great excuse to have some magical fun with our kiddos on a random spring day. Bookmark these ideas for unicorn themed birthday parties and other celebrations, and make sure to stock up on our favorite unicorn outfits for your baby and toddler.