What do you play with small children when babysitting?
my mom used to put saran wrap over the tv screen and let me draw on it. loved it.
You could play a board game, play with playdough, or color ina coloring book with them.
let them get their excitement out at a park
Have them in turn name objects related to the previous object as chosen by you (Earth. Earth is round. Name something else that's round. A soccerball. Soccerballs are black and white. Name something else that is too. A zebra. Zebras live in Africa. Name something else from Africa.. So on and so on). A fave of mine since it's equipment free.I was going to list more but now I can't think of any. Playing go moku is pretty fun (2 is a little young perhaps, but at 5 we played it a lot). On paper you can play it with symbols and extend it to three or four way go moku which allows for some interesting twists - open lines can be blocked *if* the next two players gang up.
Try eraser pictures - they colour in a whole sheet with an ordinary drawing pencil, then "draw" pictures with an eraser.Puppet theatre - make simple sock-puppets and then act out a scene from the TVWorld's simplest puppets - draw a smiley face on their thumbs, and then sit and read a book to the thumbs.Play sleeping lions.