1 minute is the only time you have to set up some fun Christmas activities for your 2-year-old or 3-year-old toddler? Great, check out this list and try out some of these 10 super easy and fun activities this Christmas season your toddler will love.
In contrast to most of our activities, these winter activities are quiet activities. You can do together as a family and let your toddler practice their fine motor skills, early math and language skills.
Here is our full list of fun, quick and easy Christmas toddler activities:
- Christmas Trees and Pom-pom sensory bag
- Santa Balancing Game
- Christmas Sensory Bin
- Scooping and pouring Jingle Bell Balls
- Christmas game – Three in a Row
- Christmas sink or float
- DIY Christmas Cards
- Do you wanna build a snowman
- Sticky Christmas
- Christmas Alphabet
- Christmas Science
1. Christmas Trees and Pom-pom sensory bag
Super easy to set up, this activity is great for young toddlers. Let them explore the squishy bag and to make it more fun, let them balance a big Christmas Pom-pom on the sensory bag.
Check here how to set up the activity in just 1 minute!
2. Santa Balancing Game
Super easy to set up, you need three things to set up the activity:
- Shoe box lid
- Santa Balancing Game Free Printable
- Play dough to form a small ball
3. Christmas Sensory Bin
All you need is a big Ikea bin, some Christmas tree decoration and pom-poms. You can add Christmas themed pasta or rice and let your little one dig for Christmas treasures.
4. Scooping and Pouring Jingle Bell Balls
Scooping and pouring is a great activity you can add easily a Christmas touch with using fun Jingle Bell Balls.
5. Christmas game – Three in a Row
Use your Christmas decoration packaging and create from scratch your own super easy Christmasy Three in a Row. Use pom-poms, jingle bells balls or other unbreakable Christmas decoration.
6. Christmas Sink or Float
Similar to scoop and pour, sink or float is another favourite toddler activity! Add a Christmas touch using some pom-poms, jingle bell balls.
7. DIY Christmas Cards
Toddlers love crafts and this Christmas bear card is super easy to create for a 3-year-old. Let them do their favourite one, using their hands and imagination.
8. Do you wanna build a snowman
C’mon let’s go and play! If you need some quiet time, ask your 3-year-old to build a snowman. If you don’t have snow outside, a DIY pom-pom man is your easy solution.
9. Sticky Christmas
All you need for this activity is a double sided wide tape, that you can tape to the wall or furniture and some Christmas card decorations. Ask your little one to help you decorate for Christmas and choose their favourite stickers. That can keep them busy for quite some time.
10. Christmas Alphabet
Looking for fun Christmas preschool activities at home? Check out our Christmas Activities Special Busy Book Printable – Christmas Alphabet!
Super easy Christmas words your 3-year-old can learn and practice writing.
11. Christmas Science
Baking soda, vinegar, glitter and an empty packaging from chocolate Christmas treats! What a lovely combination for young Christmas scientists. A great indoor toddler activity that can keep your 3-year-old busy pouring vinegar and backing soda all day long…Give it a try and make sure you bought enough vinegar and baking soda for this science experiment!
12. Christmas Tree Decoration
It was totally worth eating all those unhealthy chocolate treats, so we can reuse the packaging several times! So after our science experiment, let’s decorate the Christmas tree. And to make it more fun, let’s use tongs and grab the Christmas decoration!
More sensory bags ideas and more sensory activities? Check here.