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Good Crafts for 2 Year Olds 

Jessica Lawshe
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List Rules Arts and crafts ideas that are appropriate for two year olds and fun to do!

When it comes to two year olds, it's all about keeping their little hands busy with activities. That's why this list of good crafts for 2 year olds is perfect!

Crafts for 2 year olds are all about getting messy (but not too messy!) and having lots of fun. But fun crafts for two year olds can also be easy crafts for 2 year olds and educational crafts for two year olds. This is the age where they are observing their environment, learning new motor skills, and figuring out how everything works. The crafts on this list fit right into those categories!

The ideas for arts and crafts for 2 year olds on this list include paper cup flowers, making wind chimes out of yogurt cups, making necklaces by threading straws, and creating fun hats out of old newspapers and fabric. Kids will learn how to recycle and re-invent items that are found around the house (like toilet paper rolls and scraps of fabric) while discovering new skills and, best of all, having fun! 

Check out this list of good crafts for 2 year olds. Upvote those that your two-year-old loves the most!
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Sun Paper Plate Craft
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Your two year old will love creating this paper plate sun. And according to Buggy and Buddy, this craft is also great for practicing fine motor and math skills too!
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TP Tube Trees
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Save a couple toilet paper rolls to make trees! Crafty Morning has compiled a whole bunch of different styles you can create!
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Paper Cup Flowers
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The first step to creating these paper cup flowers from How Wee Learn is to swirl paint around the inside of the cup with the aid of a small rock. After that you just cut and unfold the "petals."
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DIY Toilet Paper Roll Kazoos
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According to The Joys of Boys, these kazoos are super easy to make! Just grab some toilet paper rolls, have your two year old paint them, and then secure wax paper around the end with a rubber band.
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