Let’s make toddler crafts! Crafts for 2 year olds are so much fun because two-year-olds love creating, doing, being endlessly curious and getting into everything. These creative activities for 2 year olds will keep little hands busy and making some simple first crafts.

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Let’s make 2 year old crafts together!

Toddler Crafts for 2 Year Olds??

If you’d like some tried and kid-tested 2 year old crafts ideas to keep toddlers busy and engaged (and out of the saucepan cupboard), you are in the right place. All of these toddler crafts are easy creative activities for 2 year olds using stuff you already have in the house and require little set up.

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1. Two Year Old Art Project Made Simple & Mess-Free

mess free 2 year old art project with paint from Pink Stripey Socks - toddler on floor squishing paint in ziplock bag
Let’s do art projects 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

Related: Mess free finger painting for toddlers

2. Make Sculptures with Edible Playdough

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Let’s make a simple edible play dough recipe!

EDIBLE PLAY DOUGH – Dairy and gluten-nut-free, easy to make with just three ingredients. Toddlers won’t be able to help themselves from creating the most unique and unusual art sculptures with the homemade playdough clay.

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3. Easy Bird Nest Craft Perfect for Toddlers

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Let’s help toddler hands make a birds nest!

NEST & BIRD CRAFT – The sweetest paper nest craft is a cutting and gluing activity – so so cute!! via buggyandbuddy

Related: 2 year olds can help make a nest ball craft

4. Let’s Craft Letters with Playdough!

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Let’s form letters out of playdough several ways!

MAKING LETTERS WITH PLAY DOUGH – Prewriting fun with play dough and straws!! via Kids Activities Blog

5. Butterfly Crafts Toddlers Can Make

easy butterfly collage craft for kids
This butterfly collage craft is easy enough for toddlers to make!

We love the colorful butterfly wings for art projects. Here are several ways your 2 year old can make beautiful butterfly arts & crafts:

6. Make Homemade Shaving Cream Paint

homemade shaving cream paint for kids

This fun shaving cream paint can be easily made at home and it is a great messy sensory activity, looks cool, and paints awesomely.

7. Colorful Science Artwork

baking soda and vinegar reaction for kids make colorful art

With this colorful vinegar and baking soda reaction for kids, art appears in the most magical way!

8. Make Rainbow Beans Together

scented rainbow beans for sensory play

Have toddlers help you make rainbow sensory beans and then supervise as they create their own sensory artwork through play.

9. Easy Popsicle Stick Butterfly Craft

butterfly craft with toddler making it from Plain Vanilla mom
Another fun butterfly craft for toddlers!

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

This toddler art project is no longer available online, but check out this easy fish art for kids which has some of the same painting techniques!

10. Easy Construction Paper & Clothespin Giraffe Craft

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Let’s make a giraffe craft!

Make this cute giraffe craft made out of circles and clothes pins.

11. Toddler Made Windchimes

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Let’s make homemade windchimes

YOGURT CUP WIND CHIMES – Kids love to see their bright and fun art pots hanging up in their tree. via frogsandsnailsandpuppydogtail

12. LEGO craft for kids

make a lego rainbow craft
Let’s make a rainbow out of LEGO bricks!

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

13. Paper Plate Craft for Toddlers

5 minute paper plate snail craft for kids on black background
Let’s make a snail from a paper plate!

This snail art starts with a paper plate! 2 year olds can get really creative with the snail art decoration! Help them cut the spiral snail shape.

14. Caterpillars Made from Egg Cartons

egg carton caterpillar craft for kids - 2 caterpillars made from egg cartons
Let’s make a caterpillar craft.

This simple and adorable caterpillar craft starts with egg cartons. It is a traditional craft for younger kids that never fails to deliver creative fun.

15. Toilet Paper Roll Monster Craft

toilet paper roll monster craft for kids
Let’s make monsters from toilet paper rolls!

These toilet paper roll monsters are just plain adorably frightening! Toddlers will love sticking on the googly eyes to create their own version of a monster craft.

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Which of these crafts for 2 year olds are you going to make first?

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  1. Wow! The activities look great. it jus what I need to get my 2s busy. I can’t wait to try them all. Thank you.