Activities for 2 to 2 1/2 year olds

Toddler activities that are perfect for 2 to 2 1/2 year olds.

Please note: This is just the age that we tried these activities in our house.
These activities may be suitable for other ages. As well as not suitable for your child that is of this age. Please take into consideration the level of development that your child is at.

Check out Activities for 18-24 Month Olds and 2.5-3 Year Olds for more ideas!

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How to Make a Christmas Countdown Book Plus Activities Advent Calendar

I am incredibly, enthusiastically, over-the-top happy to introduce you to a in-real-life friend of mine today, Amanda, who is sharing a countdown to Christmas with books plus activities Advent calendar she is doing with her son [who's 2] this holiday season. You can start this now and do it for the days left until Christmas! […]

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Sticker Christmas Tree Craft for Kids

This is a fun sticker Christmas tree craft for kids that my boys did last year right at Christmastime and I didn’t have time to share it quick enough. Its simple but also great for fine motor skills! Really anything with stickers is! So let the kids have them! I have a thing where I […]

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Learning Letters Lineup. Squirt!

George has been learning his lettersĀ and its amazing me how easily he’s catching on. I don’t think he’s quite there to know all the letter just be seeing them. So I set up a learning activity that had him looking at a letter and then spotting it in the lineup. I wrote a few random […]

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Reuse Lotion for a Smelling Sensory Activity

A sensory activity can be done with almost anything! As the simplify part of the Seventh Generation 7 day Journey to Natural Beauty, I did some spring cleaning and found an entire basket full of lotions that I haven’t touched in years probably.   Simplify My Routine: Reuse Before Throwing Out Since I don’t use […]

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Gross Motor Activity: Tape Jumping Game

A very silly and fun gross motor activity to get the kids moving with a simple jumping game! This is so simple. So, so simple. I taped out 6 lines [after Henry defeated the 6, we upped it to 8] on the floor that are roughly a foot apart. Probably not quite. I numbered them, […]

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Fine Motor Activity: Rubber Band Passing Game

A fine motor activity that focuses on hand strength using rubber bands. I called this activity a game to my boys. They were super excited to play the game and wanted to know what it was called. I didn’t know what, I just said I was making one up for them to play. Henry used […]