40 Cool Arts & Crafts Ideas: toddler crafts

These crafts are ideal for toddlers. Here are crafts that stimulate young developing minds: the perfect complement to preschool.

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  1. Paper Bead Necklace

    Paper Bead Necklace

    It's super simple to make paper beads! Here, we add a toddler twist: making bigger beads for a colorful paper bead necklace.

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  2. Painting on the Fence for Toddlers

    Painting on the Fence for Toddlers

    Head outside to do some painting with your toddler. It's fun for them and the clean up is easy for the grown-ups. Just hose off...

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  3. Sensory Rainbows

    Sensory Rainbows

    My kids are currently in love with rainbows! We have had so much fun lately making rainbow crafts and practicing colors with my two-year-old....

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  4. Leaf

    Leaf "Glitter"

    Put those leaves that have fallen in the yard to good use with this DIY Leaf Glitter.

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  5. Color Match Caterpillar

    Color Match Caterpillar

    It's so fun when children start learning new things. My two-year old is learning his colors right now, and it's fun to see how excited...

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  6. Summer Fun Watermelon Maracas

    Summer Fun Watermelon Maracas

    My children love to make shakers. We have made them with all kinds of materials and for all kinds of themes. As we begin to...

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  7. Bird Nest Counting

    Bird Nest Counting

    Your toddler or preschooler will love to practice counting with this bird's nest-themed activity!

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  8. Glitter Star Jars

    Glitter Star Jars

    These mason jars filled with glitter and glow-in-the-dark stars are fun to make. Sparkly by day and glowing at night, your child will enjoy this...

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  9. Paper Plate Snail

    Paper Plate Snail

    This simple paper plate snail craft is the perfect way to let your child show his creativity.

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  10. Frog Pond Water Play

    Frog Pond Water Play

    Put a fun twist on water play this Summer with a DIY Frog Pond!

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  11. Fall Sensory Jar

    Fall Sensory Jar

    Your toddler will have lots of fun making this fun fall-inspired project. This activity works with fine motor skills as your child works on grasping the...

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  12. Roll and Color Game

    Roll and Color Game

    Introduce your kids to everyone's favorite color fiend Roy G. Biv! (=Red Orange Yellow Green Blue Indigo Violet -- or the colors in the rainbow...

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  13. Shaving Cream Polar Bear

    Shaving Cream Polar Bear

    To get us in the mood for cold weather (which hasn't quite come where we live), my daughter and I thought it would be fun...

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  14. Rock Box

    Rock Box

    My two-year-old loves to collect rocks. He finds them just about everywhere we go and must bring them home. I decided he needed a place...

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  15. Paper Plate Sea Animals

    Paper Plate Sea Animals

    This is a great craft for little toddler hands. My two-year-old just loves using dot painters and he is a big fan of sea creatures,...

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