Are you looking for easy Christmas crafts for toddlers? Lucky for you, I have taught 2-3-year-olds for a long time and have many great Christmas activities for 2 year olds to share. One of the most important things about crafts with this age group is to let them create. Use materials and tools that they can use without too much help because, let’s be honest, toddlers don’t always want help, and developmentally we want to encourage that independence. Check out the list below to find the right Christmas crafts for toddlers.
Christmas Ornament Crafts for Toddlers
Spin Art Ornaments – these homemade ornaments are so much fun to make, you never know what it will look like until after you open the lid.
Recycled Pouch Lid Homemade Christmas Ornament – these are perfect for 2 and 3-year-olds. They look great with any color pattern ( or no pattern at all). My toddlers love this simple wreath ornament craft.
Simple Lid Ornaments – these simple homemade Christmas ornaments are my favorite because they last FOREVER! This Christmas ornament craft using sticky back foam and can be sent home immediately, which makes it an excellent choice for a party or the last day of preschool because there is no glue to dry.
Christmas Tree Activities for 2 year olds
This Q-tip painted Christmas tree is in my lesson plan this week. This simple Christmas craft works on fine motor skills and uses things you probably already have in your home or classroom.
Children love watching how coffee filters absorb the color. This Coffee Filter Christmas Tree Craft from I Can Teach My Child is perfect for 2-3-year-olds.
This simple Christmas tree craft helps develop a toddler’s fine motor skills, but it also allows them to create something without too many materials or adult intervention.
Wreath Crafts for Toddlers
This wreath-making station from Toddler Approved is excellent for a classroom free choice activity or toddler Christmas party.
This simple painted wreath from Busy Toddler is a perfect addition to your toddler must-do list this holiday.
Cork painted wreaths are our favorites, my students will be creating these easy Christmas crafts for toddlers on Monday!
Candy Cane Christmas Crafts for Toddlers
Help your toddlers recognize their name with this candy cane ornament craft for toddlers from Fun-A-Day.
This has been a staple Christmas craft in my classrooms for years. This is one of my favorite Christmas activities for 2 year olds. Children love the difference in textures on this candy cane craft.
2 & 3-year-olds adore anything that is “for adults” like tape. That is why this tape candy cane craft is such a fun and a totally enticing craft for toddlers and preschoolers.