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New Year's Eve Activities for Toddlers

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If you're looking for New Year's Eve activities for toddlers then we've got you covered!

If you are spending the new year with a toddler then we're here to help.

This is a great collection of easy crafts and activities that are perfect for New Year's Eve.

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New Year's Eve Activities for Toddlers

These New Year's Eve Activities for Toddlers will keep your toddler entertained while you try to enjoy a champagne or two to toast the New Year (or at least try to stay up past 8pm!).

Even though your toddler  probably won't understand what New Year's Eve is all about (and let's be honest, will probably not be up to see the New Year in anyway) there's no reason they can't enjoy these great New Year's Eve activities for toddlers.

If you're having a party these are a great way to keep the younger kids entertained too.

Read a Fun New Year's Eve Toddler Book

Every special occasion has some great toddler books that are just perfect for the event and there are some great New Year's Eve toddler books out there.

I recommend these books.

Get them Dancing with these Toddler New Year's Eve Dance Songs!

What better way than to kick your toddler's New Year's Eve off than with some dancing and Singing. This collection of New Year's Eve songs (all on Youtube) are perfect for under 5's and great to put on to burn off some energy!

The best New Year's Eve Dance songs for toddlers

Free New Year's Eve Playdough Mats

Playdough is always a fun toddler activity idea, and these playdough mats are a fun activitiy you can do on the night with your toddlers.

Simply print them out, add your favorite playdough (I always recommend this pack) and off you go!

Get your FREE printable New Year's Eve playdough mats HERE.

free printable new year's eve playdough mats for toddler preschool

Go on a New Year's Eve Scavenger Hunt with your toddler!

Toddlers LOVE a scavenger hunt or treasure hunt and these printable ones are are super easy to set up.

Simply print out the scavenger hunt list and the pictures (laminate them if you like) and hide the pictures around the house for your toddler to find.

You can get our FREE printable New Year's Eve Scavenger Hunt HERE.

Free Printable New Year's Eve Do-a-Dot Sheets

Toddlers LOVE dot printables and these New Year's Eve themed do-a-dot sheets are the perfect New Year's Eve Toddler activity.

Print them out and then use dot markers or stickers to decorate them.

free printable 2024 new years eve dot printables for toddlers do a dot

Play New Year's Eve themed Bingo!

This New Year's Eve themed bingo game is a great simple game for toddlers. Get your copy HERE.

Watch the Fireworks .... from home...whatever time you want!

You don't need to wait till midnight to watch the fireworks. Youtube is your friend here - simply find fireworks from a previous year to watch together!

I love these Sydney Harbour Ones!

Create a New Year's Eve Sensory Bin for Toddlers

I think sensory bins are such a fun activity idea for toddlers so why not create a New Year's eve themed one! Choose from this list of New Year's Eve Toddler sensory bin ideas.

Fun Toddler New Year's Eve Craft ideas

There are lots of fun toddler craft ideas for New Year's Eve too. Why not try some of the ones below:

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Fireworks Painting - Danya Banya

New Year's Eve Countdown Ball from JDaniel4's Mom

Paper Plate Number Craft from The Gingerbread House

Salt Art Fireworks from Mum in the Mad House

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DIY Party Blower - Mommy's Bundle

Pom Pom Poppers - Red Ted Art

Painting Fortune Cookies from No Time For Flash Cards

Fire Work Biscuits from Messy Little Monster

New Year's Eve Activities for toddlers playdough, firework painting, glitter playdough, science

Glittery New Year's Ball Play Dough from Home Grown Friends

Dish Brush Fireworks from crafty Morning

Baking Soda Science Fun from Little Bins for Little Hands

Celebration Play Dough - Buggy and Buddy

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New Year's Hand Print Craft from Play Time With Momm

New Year's Eve Noise Makers from J Man and Miller Bug

New Year's Discovery Bottle from Little Bins for Little Hands

New Year's Eve Party Slime from Left Brain Craft Brain

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Paper Plate Countdown Clock - The Pinterested Parent

String Firework Painting - Preschool Powol Packets

New Year's Sensory Bin from Sunny Day Family

New Year's Time Capsule from A Dab of Glue Will Do

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Snowman Crafts for Toddlers 

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Thursday 22nd of December 2016

Awww so many fab and cute ideas!! love love love - especially since this age group can be so "tricky"!!! Thanks for including our pom pom party poppers!


Thursday 31st of December 2015

Oh my goodness! I love this and want to do them ALL! We may have to study the new year for the first couple weeks of January!!!! Thanks for sharing. I would love for you to link up with us at 100 Happy Days!


Wednesday 30th of December 2015

Wow, what a super roundup. Thank you for featuring us