These 30 plus super easy, budget-friendly activities for toddlers are a great way to help your little ones develop their fine motor skills.
Looking for activities for your to keep your busy little ones even busier? Below is a list of 30 + activities for toddlers beginning @ 2 Years Old. I have listed 32 activities here, but a few links include more than one activity. My little one is growing up and needs lots of motivational activities to help her develop. She is now 33 months old. These are some fun activities I have done with her and I bet your little ones will love, too. What is even better, is that most (if not all) of them are budget friendly and supper easy to make! No to mention, these activities help develop the senses, imagination, fine and large motor skills, and you name it…… The best part is that many of them are totally EDIBLE:) To view more of these activities, visit my All Things Baby Page under toddler activities/play. This post contains affiliate links for your convenience.
30 Plus Activities for Toddlers
2. Edible Necklaces with Froot Loops – Updated Wed Afternoon, August 24, 2022
4. Tin Can Pencil, Pen, or Crayon Holder with Popsicle Sticks
5. Bottle Cap Sorting
Color me crazy!!
7. Coloring Books – Coloring books an all-time favorite item for kids. They are evergreen and have stand the test of time. You can find them in every size and for every age, from children to adults. Coloring books are not only fun to use, they teach children how to use colors, mix colors, hand-eye coordination, and how use their fine motor skills (i.e. their fingers for coloring).
8. Drawing – Kids love scribbling! Give them some plain paper or a doddle pad, some crayons or a pencil and let them scribble/draw. Our kids love using printer paper, even though they have sketch paper. Here’s a cute unicorn cover sketch pad and this one that’s sure to get your little unicorn princess scribbling in no time. And let’s not forget this out-of-space pad and that sketch pad for your little prince.
9. Edible Finger Paint – You can make edible finger paint at home using safe ingredients from your pantry.
10. Homemade Puffy Paint –
11. Homemade Rainbow Crayons – Rainbow crayons are so fun to make and you can create fun shapes by using chocolate molds or ice trays. However, the process of removing the paper can be daunting.
13. Mini Jello Building Blocks – This activity was really fun to create and the even more fun to play with. The jello is so jiggly, lol.
14. Ocean Themed Sensory Bottle – Make a sensory bottle with just a few items. Kids love to shake and watch what happens as the things in the jar falls down.
16. Rice Play
17. Homemade Goop/Slime
All Things Make a Mess!!
19. Cornmeal “Sandbox” Toddler Play
20. Play Sand Fun – Updated
23. Homemade Bubbles
24. Baking Soda & Vinegar Experiment – Updated
More fun for indoor/outdoor!!
25. Chalk Talk
26. Homemade Ball Pit
28. Shopping Cart Items for Toddlers Using Empty Food Cartoons
Learn to do a chore!!
31. Plant Watering Fun
32. Lunch Picnic At Home
What are some of your super easy, budget friendly toddler activities? I would love to hear about them and add them to my toddler’s list!