Grab your paper, paint, glue and scissors. It’s time to have fun and get creative — and probably a little bit messy. Check out some of our favorite silly toddler crafts from bloggers, and let us know which one you can’t wait to try.
Your kiddos might have a hard time grasping that this time it’s OK to blow bubbles with their straws, but once they get a hang of this craft from Meet the Dubiens, they’ll have a blast.
It’s bright, it’s slimy, it makes disgusting noises… it’s every toddler’s dream. Save some cash and use this recipe from Sweet Happy Life to make your own batch. You get more of the slimy stuff, and you and your toddler have a fun afternoon cooking it up.
Dive under the sea with these silly sea creatures from Precious Toddler. You do the cutting, and let your toddler take care of the rest.
There’s no better place to get messy than in the bathtub. Mix up this puffy concoction from Kids Activities Blog and let them go to town on the bathtub walls. When they’re done, hose them — and the walls — off, and wash it all right down the drain.
You’ve been waiting your whole life to rock one of these pasta necklaces, and now’s your chance. Don’t worry about taking the time to dye the pasta, just hand your toddler a paintbrush let him work his magic. Pretty soon, you’ll have bling just as flashy as the bloggers over at Picklebums.
Any toddler can be royalty, especially if she has the right headgear. Let Meaningful Mama show you how to turn an ordinary paper plate into something magical.
Take some old soup cans and whatever miscellaneous parts you can find (now’s your chance to clean out under the couch, mom!). The blogger over at Delia Creates will show you how to turn it into a planter with personality.
Sometimes, playing with your food is a good thing. This edible milk paint from Learn Play Imagine lets them turn their morning toast into a masterpiece.
Putting on a puppet show is almost as fun as creating your own puppet character. Head on over to Skip to My Lou to learn an easy way to make one.
They’ll have a blast spreading paint on their hands, and you’ll end up with a piece of artwork you’ll treasure forever. You can have the kiddos arrange the bouquet any way you like, but we’re big fans of the one at Adventures in Kindergarten.
Brighten up your garden this summer with a little toddler-created artwork. They’ll love the messiness of this project from Dilly-Dali Art. Pick paint colors that match your decor, or let them create the color scheme. Either way, you're sure to get compliments on these colorful, functional works of art.
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