Learning activities for toddlers are pretty much as basic as it gets when it comes to intentional learning activities.
These learning activities are more to introduce a concept to the toddler then to test his knowledge on it.
Some basic things an older toddler will start to learn are:
- Differentiating colors
- Differentiating shapes
- Recognizing letters
- Recognizing numbers
I’ve collected a few activities to get your wheels turning on how to help a toddler start to recognize these.
14 Learning Activities Geared Toward Toddlers:
Toddler Activities for Learning Colors & Shapes:
- Make a Rainbow with Toys from hands on : as we grow
- Color Wheel Hunt with Toys from Toddler Approved
- Match Colors & Patterns with Paper from hands on : as we grow
- Color Sort with Pom Poms from 1+1+1=1
- Color Sort with Crayons from hands on : as we grow
- Make Shapes with Velcro Sticks from For the Love of Learning
- Sort Blocks by Shape & Color from hands on : as we grow
- Fit Blocks Together to Make a Puzzle from hands on : as we grow
Toddlers Activities to Learn ABCs and 123s:
- Fizzy Spraying Letters from hands on : as we grow
- Go on a Letter Hunt from Playdough to Plato
- Letter and Name String Hunt from hands on : as we grow
- Disappearing Letters from No Time For Flash Cards
- Number Sensory Art from hands on : as we grow
- Sponge Number Art from Rockabye Butterfly
Don’t forget to check out these other toddler resources!
- 50 Activities Just for your Toddler
- 30 Creative Toddler Craft & Art Projects
- 10 Indoor Activities for Toddlers
If your toddler already has a good start at his ABCs and 123s, check out these additional resources for more advanced kids activities:
- 40 Awesome Number Activities for Preschoolers
- 50 Incredible Alphabet Activities for Preschoolers
- 35 Name Activities for Preschoolers
I’ve been trying to brainstorm all the areas that toddlers are learning. Obviously, they’re learning all the time and any activity is a learning activity to them. But I’m curious what specific areas does a toddler learn in besides the ones I mentioned above?
What is your toddler learning?
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