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11 Art Activities to Try with Your Toddler

I’m a big fan of process-oriented art for toddlers. This kind of open-ended art really helps young children to develop confidence, creativity, and fine motor skills. As they explore the art materials and what they can do with them, they learn about the world around them as well as their own capabilities. And have fun, too, of course! Because above all else, art is fun.

Here are 11 art activities that  are perfect for toddlers (after the jump):


  • Shaving cream drawing on the window 1 of 11
    Shaving cream drawing on the window
  • Painting with water on the chalkboard 2 of 11
    Painting with water on the chalkboard
  • Sticker art 3 of 11
    Sticker art
  • Painting with wheels 4 of 11
    Painting with wheels
  • Playing with playdough 5 of 11
    Playing with playdough
  • Contact paper suncatchers 6 of 11
    Contact paper suncatchers
  • Fingerpainting (and printing) on bubble wrap 7 of 11
    Fingerpainting (and printing) on bubble wrap
  • The body as canvas 8 of 11
    The body as canvas
  • Puffy paint 9 of 11
    Puffy paint
  • Marker holder love 10 of 11
    Marker holder love
  • Exploring different art surfaces 11 of 11
    Exploring different art surfaces

If you follow the links below, they will take you to the corresponding posts on my blog, The Artful Parent, where I’ve written about the art activities shown in the photos.

1. Shaving cream drawing on the window

2. Painting with water on the chalkboard

3. Sticker art

4. Painting with wheels

5. Playdough play

6. Contact paper suncatchers

7. Fingerpainting (and printing) on bubble wrap

8. The body as canvas

9. Playing with puffy paint

10. Marker holder love

11. Exploring different art surfaces

What are your toddler’s favorite art activities?

Read more of Jean’s writing at The Artful Parent.
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And did you know? Sensory art helps toddlers learn!

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