Inside: These 20 toddler learning activities are super fun, getting young children engaged with a hands-on approach.
It’s really much easier than you probably think. You don’t need flashcards. You don’t need fancy materials.
I’ve put together a collection of learning activities that your toddlers will love! And they are learning at the same time!
Activities that are age-appropriate and engage as many senses as possible. These learning activities involve concepts such as shapes, colors, numbers and letters in a fun, playful way. They can be done at home or in a classroom environment, with one child or a group of children.
Easy hands-on fun.
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20 Super Fun Toddler Learning Activities
Experience color blending with cars and paint.
Add some letters to water play.
Touch and explore colors.
Learn about the farm while driving farm vehicles through paint.
Learn about the colors of the rainbow while painting on bubble wrap.
Sort colors in the water table.
Explore letters in the sensory bin.
Get the hands involved while color mixing.
Learn about the shape of a circle while stamping with a paper tube.
Make an alphabet train to put on the wall. (Thriving Home Blog)
Go on a toy color scavenger hunt. (Hands On As We Grow)
Match numbers using stickers. (Learning 4 Kids)
Add literacy to your day with foam letters.
Create your own color toss activity with bean bags. (Minne-Mama)
Collect leftover paint swatches to make a color book. (Craftulate)
Make your own 2-ingredient bath paint for color exploration in the bathtub. (Laughing Kids Learn)
Strengthen fine motor skills with some DIY cardboard beads. (The Imagination Tree)
Experiment with colors by painting with cotton balls and clothespins. (Domestic Mommyhood)
Explore nature with a scavenger hunt. (Childhood 101)
Take a nature walk, notice the birds, and make a bird feeder. (Happy Hooligans)
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