Activities for Older 2 Year Olds

Toddler activities that are perfect for 2 year olds, especially older 2s. We did these activities when my kids were 2 1/2 to 3 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 more activities for 2 year olds: Activities for 2 to 2 1/2 Year Olds and activities for 3 year olds: 3 to 3 1/2 Year Olds

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Flour Play Sensory Activity for Toddlers

A wonderful go-to busy activity, not to mention sensory activity for toddlers, is to set out a tray for flour play! I set out a jelly roll pan with a layer of flour spread along the bottom. Be sure to only add as much flour as you want to clean up, because it is guaranteed […]

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A Window Fall Tree Craft for Toddlers

Of course, after George did the apple tree craft, he wants to do another one. He goes in these streaks a lot. Often its with water activities… but he does it with painting a lot too. This time its apple trees. I usually try to switch it up a little so we don’t get bored, […]

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Search for & Match Shapes to Their Outlines

I made a quick game for George to match shapes with their outlines. While George was gone with Grandpa to run an errand, I quickly searched around the house to find a few objects to trace. I used a large piece of butcher paper [but any paper, even file folders would work like Growing Play did, […]

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Monster Chocolate Sandwich Cookies! Nam Nam Nam

The boys and I made some monster sandwich cookies for a bake sale! A little fun in the kitchen! Today, we’re going to have a little fun here. I’m hosting a virtual bake sale with a team of 5 other bloggers competing [friendly!] against five other teams of bloggers with our sponsor, McCormick. Don’t worry, nothing’s […]

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Explore Textures on an Outdoor Scavenger Hunt

We went on a scavenger hunt as a backyard exploration. We’ve done outdoor scavenger hunts quite a bit. This time we made it a learning experience inspired by a Playful Learning eLesson [who has sponsored this post], Backyard Science, as well as a way to explore our backyard in a different way. This time we […]

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Apple Tree Craft for Toddlers

George and I made a very simple apple tree craft, one that toddlers can do! I’m so excited to be spending some extra one on one time with George lately now that Henry’s in kindergarten. George loves to create things. He’s the one that likes to cut, color, draw, and do all the fine motor […]