15 HANDPICKED CREATIVE ACTIVITIES FOR 2 YEAR OLDS

Two-year-olds like to be creating, doing, being endlessly ‘curious’, and getting into everything and everywhere – sound familiar?

If you’d like some tried and kid-tested ideas to keep them busy and engaged (and out of the saucepan cupboard), then check out these 15 great activities for 2 year olds ! All easy activities using stuff you already have in the house.

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MESS FREE TODDLER PAINT (using Ziploc bags)

Let your child squish to his heart’s delight – a great mess free activity for the smalls. via PinkStripeySocks

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EDIBLE PLAY DOUGH

Dairy and gluten-nut-free, easy to make with just three ingredients. via Kids Activities Blog
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NEST & BIRD CRAFT

The sweetest paper, cutting and gluing activity – so so cute!! via buggyandbuddy
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MAKING LETTERS WITH PLAY DOUGH

Prewriting fun with play dough and straws!! via Kids Activities Blog
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15 activities for 2 year olds

BUTTERFLY ART

This activity is SO simple, and yes simple is best, particularly when it comes to toddlers. via Twodaloo
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DIY COOL WHIP PAINTING

This is a great sensory activity, as it tastes good, looks cool, and feels awesome. via livingonlove
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MAKING LAVA – EXPLODING GOOD FUN

Baking soda, vinegar and dye – the perfect preschooler science project! via Kids Activities Blog
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DIY RAINBOW RICE

Rainbow Rice – the most amazing sensory activity ever. And, it’s super inexpensive.via livingonlove
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DOT MARKER BUTTERFLIES

A captivating art activity for the littles, inspired by everyone’s favorite… the butterfly. via plainvanillamom
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DIY TUBE WALL

Turn everyday plumbing pipes into a wall of cascading fun – indoor play at it’s best. via Kids Activities Blog
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15 activities for 2 year olds

YOGURT CUP WIND CHIMES

Kids love to see their bright and fun art pots hanging up in their tree. via frogsandsnailsandpuppydogtail
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SENSORY ICE PLAY

Exploring letters through the senses – a range of activities your two year old will just love. via jennifischer
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CREATE A LEGO RAINBOW

Make a little paint rainbow to help your child have a visual organizer as they create their rainbow. via Kids Activities Blog
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PLAYDOUGH & MAGNETIC LETTERS

Preschoolers working on letter recognition, imprinting, patterning, creativity, spelling, letter sounds and more. What’s not to love. via learnwithplayathome
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PAPER TOWEL TIE DIE

Ice cube trays with food coloring, water and paper towels- all the ingredients for some messy art fun. via Kids Activities Blog



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