A large list of Spring activities for 1 year olds and toddlers. Including sensory activities, arts and crafts, and fine and gross motor fun.
It can feel so overwhelming and difficult to do hands-on activities with 1 year olds! After all, they lack some of the fine motor skills of older preschoolers, and might still explore their surroundings with their mouths. But, they are busy and active and love to engage with the world around them!
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Spring Activities for 1 Year Olds
By finding edible materials or activities with large parts and gross motor practice, we can involve 1 and 2 year olds in play-based activities too! Celebrate Spring with these fun activities for toddlers.
Spring Sensory Play for Toddlers
Playdough Flower Planting // Fun with Mama
Flower Garden Sensory Wall // Crafts on Sea
Rainbow Rice in a Jar // KC Adventures
Edible Chocolate Playdough // The Life of Jennifer Dawn
Frozen Flowers Sensory Ice Play // Crafts on Sea
Butterfly Sensory Bag // Messy Little Monster
Rainbow Spaghetti Sensory Play // Messy Little Monster
Ladybug Sensory Play // Little Worlds Big Adventures
Spring Arts & Crafts Activities for Toddlers
Butterfly Plate Toddler Craft // Happy Family Blog
Bubble Wrap Painting Puffy sheep // Red Ted Art
Painted Sensory Stone Rainbow // Non-Toy Gifts
Celery Stamped Roses // Messy Little Monster
Rainbow Rainy Day Art // Rhythms of Play
Easy Paper Plate Bee Craft // Non-Toy Gifts
Handprint Caterpillar Preschool Craft // Fun Handprint Art Blog
DIY Puffy Paint // Happy Family Blog
Rainbow Butterfly Cork Craft // Red Ted Art
Paper Plate Fingerprint Flower Craft // My Bored Toddler
Footprint Butterfly Craft // Messy Little Monster
Coffee Filter Flower Craft for Kids // Look We’re Learning
5 Little Ducks Nursery Rhyme Rocks // Red Ted Art
Popsicle Stick Butterfly Craft // Growing Up Gabel
Rainbow Spin Art Flowers // Messy Little Monster
Flower Suncatcher Craft // Messy Little Monster
Butterfly Painting for Toddlers // My Bored Toddler
Bleeding Tissue Paper Flower Craft for Kids // Schooltime Snippets
Coffee Filter Butterfly Craft // Red Ted Art
Painting with Biscuit Cutters // Messy Little Monster
Spring Gross and Fine Motor Activities for Toddlers
Bottle Top Toddler Toy // Teach Me Mommy
5 Little Ducks Nursery Rhyme Activity // Schooltime Snippets
Sorting Colors with PomPoms and Duplo Blocks // Teach Me Mommy
Go on a Bug Hunt, with Free Printable // Kiddy Charts
Flower Arranging Montessori Practical Life Activity // Rhythms of Play
Science for Littles: Camouflage // Mama Smiles
Adorable Ladybug Finger Puppet // Artsy Momma
Have so much fun with these Spring activities for 1 year olds! They will love to celebrate Spring through fun and play 🙂
Spring Books for Toddlers
Reading is the perfect way to supplement hands-on activities, here are some of our favorite Spring books for toddlers:
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