Activities for Younger 2 Year Olds

These are toddler activities that are perfect for 2 year olds, especially the younger 2s. We did these activities when my kids were 2 to 2 1/2 years old.

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 more activities for 2 year olds: 2 1/2 to 3 Year Olds for more ideas!

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Sticker Christmas Tree Craft for Kids

A simple Christmas tree craft for kids using stickers is a great for the holiday season to get the kids excited to decorate the real Christmas tree!

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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 […]

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Egg Splatter Painting for Easter

The boys made these eggs by doing splatter painting with a toothbrush. It was a new way for them to paint and they had fun with it! Grab some old toothbrushes to splatter paint with! I always save our old ones for cleaning someday and they seem to pile up. After a thorough cleaning of […]