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.

15 handpicked fun activities for 2 year olds

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


EDIBLE PLAY DOUGH

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

NEST & BIRD CRAFT

The sweetest paper, cutting and gluing activity – so so cute!! via buggyandbuddy

MAKING LETTERS WITH PLAY DOUGH

Prewriting fun with play dough and straws!! via Kids Activities Blog

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

DIY COOL WHIP PAINTING

This is a great sensory activity, as it tastes good, looks cool, and feels awesome. via livingonlove

MAKING LAVA – EXPLODING GOOD FUN

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

DIY RAINBOW RICE

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

DOT MARKER BUTTERFLIES

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

DIY TUBE WALL

Turn everyday plumbing pipes into a wall of cascading fun – indoor play at it’s best. via Kids Activities Blog

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

SENSORY ICE PLAY

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

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

PLAYDOUGH & MAGNETIC LETTERS

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

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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