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Easy Crafts for Toddlers

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These easy toddler craft ideas will keep your toddlers and preschoolers busy! Fun craft ideas for 1, 2, 3, and 4-year-olds to do at home. 


Easy Toddler Craft Ideas to Do At Home 

There's been a big request for toddler craft ideas in our Facebook group lately so I've put together 12 of our favorite toddler crafts for you - all easy enough to do at home. 

If you're new to crafting with toddlers you might find it easier to keep a stock of basic craft supplies. I put together a list of some of my favorite inexpensive toddler craft supplies HERE. 

What to include in a toddler craft box

Let's get started! Here are 12 fun and easy toddler craft ideas

Newspaper Puppy Paper Craft 

Newspapers are one of those resources that are usually looming around the house somewhere, waiting for a purpose again. This simple to set up, newspaper puppy papercraft is a fun and very cute art activity for your toddler. This is perfect if you are looking for an easy toddler craft! 

Summer Flower Craft 

This summer flower craft uses cupcake liners and is a great collage craft idea for toddlers. 

Nature Collage Craft 

Combine a nature walk or backyard play with a simple craft using natural materials. Toddlers will enjoy making their outdoor collages. 

Butterfly Kite Toddler Craft 

A butterfly kite is a fun toddler craft for spring and summer. Toddlers will love making their own kite to fly in the wind, or use as decoration indoors.

butterfly kite craft for toddlers to make

Egg Carton Caterpillar Craft 

I’m not sure about what happens at your place, but we go through a lot of eggs and in turn have quite a collection of egg cartons. This Egg Carton Caterpillar toddler craft is an easy to set up and fun craft idea that allows us to repurpose resources that would otherwise be headed for landfill!


A fegg carton caterpillar painted finalA fun fishbowl paper plate craft is an easy craft for toddlers

Butterfly Tissue Paper Craft 

A cute butterfly toddler craft idea using tissue paper or wipes. 

Paper Plate Lion 

This lion toddler craft idea is easy to make and is good for fine motor skills too. 

Craft Stick Rainbow 

A nice easy rainbow craft idea and a great way for toddlers to learn about colors too. 

craft stick rainbow for toddlers to make 6

Paper Plate Snail 

Rainbows are so much fun! Combining this weather marvel with Miss 3s favorite garden friend, we created Rainbow Paper Plate Snails! This is such a fun toddler paper plate craft. 

Patty Case Paper Fish

Paper plates and patty cases really are such versatile craft resources. To celebrate them both, we created these super cute Patty Case Paper Plate Fish! 

paper plate fish craft for 2 year old

Bubble Wrap Toilet Roll Fish 

Using resources you likely already have stashed in your craft supplies, this Bubble Wrap Toilet Roll Fish is a great activity and even a DIY puppet! 

toilet roll bubble wrap fish

Speckled Frog Puppets

We love making things put of items usually otherwise discarded. This fun toddler craft activity utilizes a disposable item that almost every household has available at some point during the week – the good old toilet roll!

Teamed up with some colored paper, welcome some cute and quirky Speckled Toilet Roll Fog Puppets! 

frog toilet roll puppet craft for toddlers

Finger Painting Seasonal Trees

Learn about the four seasons with this fun toddler painting activtiy . It's messy, fun and educational. Your toddler’s art will become a useful visual guide showing the cycle of the seasons.



For more fun toddler activity ideas why not join our Facebook Group or follow us on Instagram – follow @myboredtoddler and use #myboredtoddler. 

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