These summer activities for 1 year olds and toddlers include sensory play ideas, outdoor motor fun, and arts and crafts to keep little ones busy all summer.
It can seem difficult to keep 1 and 2 year olds busy all summer long. Kids this age need to move and explore, they often use their mouths to discover and have short attention spans. But, there is SO much learning going on at this age! And as we know, the best way to learn is through hands-on experiential activities. Here is a list of tons of summer toddler activities to keep you busy!
Summer Activities for 1 Year Olds and Toddlers
These summer activities for 1 year olds are perfect for little ones who like to move and explore! From sensory activities, gross motor fun, and even some outdoor arts and crafts, you will be busy and having fun all summer long.
Summer Sensory Activities for Toddlers
Ocean Soap Foam Sensory Bin (pictured)
Beach and Ocean Sensory Squish Bag // Fantastic Fun and Learning (pictured)
Edible Fish Small World Sensory Play // Fantastic Fun and Learning (pictured)
Dirty Dog Washing Edible Sensory Play (pictured)
Duck Sensory Bin //In Our Pond (pictured)
Super Simple Toddler Ocean Sensory Bin // Teaching 2 and 3 Year Olds
Edible Sensory Play for Babies Who Put Everything in their Mouths // Rainy Day Mom
Sweet and Tasty Edible Sensory Bin // Days with Grey
Outdoor Movement Activities for Toddlers
Worm Box // In Our Pond (pictured)
Toddler Shapes Activity // The Mama Workshop (pictured)
Beautiful Nature Weaving Tools Your Kids Will Adore // Mother Natured (pictured)
Bubble Activities for Toddlers // Red Ted Art
Sensory Stomp Painting with Bubble Wrap
10 Easy Nature Crafts for Kids // Outdoor Families
Summer Art Activities for Toddlers
Painting with Water // Messy Little Monster (pictured)
Paint Rolling on a Slide // Messy Little Monster (pictured)
Colored Ice Cube Play // Crayons and Cravings
Taste Safe Ice Painting // Messy Little Monster
Colorful Ice Cube Melting Activity // Bambini Travel
Enjoy playing and exploring with these summer activities for 1 year olds and toddlers!