Happy New Year!
Since starting WhimsyRoo blog this year, I’ve learned so much about blogging and about crafting with toddlers and
Lesson # 1
No matter how cute you think a craft for toddlers and preschoolers is, your toddler or preschooler will not participate if it’s not interesting to them.
Lesson # 2
Almost anything can be cleaned up if you use washable materials!
Except glitter. Nothing gets rid of glitter. Ever.
Roo’s Favorite Crafts From This Year
Weekly posts about crafts for toddlers and preschoolers has lead to a heap of ideas. I combed through everything from 2013 and came up with these toddler and preschooler crafts. Here is a list of 15 of our favorite crafts that Roo and I did together this year. Click the links to see the instructions.
Top Roo Picks Sensory Bins
Sensory bins are one of my favorite toddler and preschooler crafts. Roo loves them too and gives me ideas for new themes all the time! Here are three from this year in the order that Roo claims they are best.
3. Fairy Garden
Top Roo Picks Fall Activities
Fall is my favorite season. Not gonna lie. I also like Halloween more than Christmas. So I ended up with a ton of Fall themed crafts for toddlers and preschoolers this year! Here are Roo’s favorites.
1. Handprint Tree
2. Leaf People Collage
3. Dipped Pinecones
4. Paper Strip Pumpkin
Top Roo Picks Crafts
Of course there is just plain old crafts without a theme or season. Here are three toddler and preschooler crafts we did that were Roo’s favorite.
1. Butterfly Lifecycle
3. Sewing Sequins
Top Mommy Picks Crafts
Finally, I’ve inclulded Mommy’s picks. I wouldn’t do this if I didn’t enjoy crafting with my preschooler. But some projects are more fun or serve more purpose than others for me.