25 Winter activities for 1 year olds including sensory activities, arts and crafts, and fine motor practice for toddlers.
Crafting and playing with toddlers is so much fun! This list includes winter activities for kids that 1 and 2 year olds can do too. From Winter crafts for kids to simple fun activities for one year olds that discuss snow and cold (and other common preschool themes), toddlers will find something they love here.
Fun Winter Activities for 1 Year Olds & 2 Year Olds
These winter toddler activities include printable games such as bingo and I spy, to DIY paint to take our in the snow, or some busy bags to throw in the diaper bag for church or waiting rooms!
Play with Snow Inside // The Best Ideas for Kids
Noisy Snowflake Drop: DIY Toy // Kids Activities Blog
Winter Sensory Play for 1 Year Olds
Sensory play for 1 year olds is best with large parts or edible items, as this age group especially likes to place things in their mouths. Playdough, cloud dough and oobleck are all great for this age group. Check out some spins on these basic recipes that are perfect for Winter
Frozen Oobleck Sensory Play // Messy Little Monster
Winter Sensory Bottles // Kids Craft Room
How to Make an Easy Winter Sensory Bottle that Kids Love // Natural Beach Living
Snowflake Soup Winter Sensory Play // Learning and Exploring Through Play
2 Ingredient Cloud Dough // Crafts on Sea
Winter Sensory Bin for Toddlers // My Bored Toddler
Homemade Fake Snow Recipe // Messy Little Monster
Gingerbread Playdough // Crafts on Sea
Mess-Free Snowflake Sensory Bag // Crafts on Sea
How to Make Snow Gel for Sensory Play // Kids Craft Room
Winter Crafts for Toddlers
Crafting with toddlers includes open-ended ideas that don’t necessarily end with a finished product. Process art is exactly what 1 and 2 year olds should be crafting. These Winter crafts for toddlers use items like ice and household materials that kids can explore and create with.
Taste-Safe Ice Painting // Messy Little Monster
Ice Painting for Kids // Teaching 2 and 3 Year Olds
Ice Ornaments // Red Ted Art
Spool Stamped Snowmen // Teaching 2 and 3 Year Olds
Easy Winter Snowball Art for Toddlers // Teaching 2 and 3 Year Olds
Paint with Icicles // Mama Smiles
Colorful and Fun Winter Mitten Craft // Fireflies and Mudpies
Tape Resist Snowflake Painting // Mommy’s Bundle
Easy Cherrios Bird Feeder // Messy Little Monster
I hope you find some fun Winter activities for 1 year olds and 2 year olds to create and play with your kiddos on this list! Leave a comment and tell us your favorite.