When it’s cold we tend to stay in a bit more as a family which means that I’ve always been on the lookout for things to keep my kids entertained. We love sharing crafts for toddlers and I think the winter crafts for toddlers that I’m sharing today might be some of my favourites yet.
Winter Crafts for Toddlers
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In the round up below you’ll find loads of fantastic craft ideas for toddlers, plus keep reading for our favourite winter stories for toddlers perfect for a snuggle on the sofa while you keep warm inside! Want to make sure you don’t forget any of these ideas? Be sure to bookmark this page or pin an image so you have all this inspiration to hand when you need it the most.
This polar bear craft is perfect for little hands with it’s cotton wool balls
This mitten craft is super cute!
Paper plate crafts are always a good craft for toddlers (and nice and cheap too!) This paper plate snowman is lovely.
I love this melted snowman craft as there’s no ‘right’ or ‘wrong’ way to make it – perfect for toddlers!
My kids loved these paper plate snowflakes, they made them when they were toddlers and continue to make them now!
We always seem to have loads of bubble wrap lying around and this bubble wrap snowman is a great way to use it up.
This coffee filter snowflake craft is gorgeous and would be good for fine motor skills as well
Another bubble wrap snowman craft but made in a different way (I love it when you can use a craft material more than one way!)
These twig snowflakes are so pretty and collecting the materials would be a great excuse for a walk outside.
My son made a pinecone craft similar to this one from Kids Craft Room when he was a toddler and we still have it up now five years later – always the sign of a good craft!
This snowy owl craft would be great for making alongside the book Owl Babies
Try out some resist art to make a winter painting
This snowflake paper plate twirler is good fun to play with too as you make it spin around!
I love this stained glass winter themed window from Red Ted Art
This winter scene craft is really sweet and I always love seeing toddlers at work making the craft!
Crafts that you can play with afterwards are always a good thing and these toilet roll snowmen can be used to make a fun bowling game.
This I is for Igloo craft would be great if you are doing letter of the week.
Handprint crafts make lovely keepsakes too and this mitten themed one is super cute and has a free printable too.
Or you could try decorating some snowflakes using corks
This melted snowman craft has a printable poem with it too.
Make this fun coffee filter snowman craft
For a change from snow and snowflakes why not make this coffee filter moose craft!
This popsicle stick snowflake would make a great ornament too
Raid the vegetable rack and make this fun potato print penguin craft
This handprint robin craft would look lovely on cards too
Decorate a snowflake – this looks great for fine motor skills too
Support your toddlers literacy with this snowman craft from Teaching 2 and Three Year olds
This pine cone tree craft would be great for fine motor skills
A sweet open ended snowman craft from Fun With Mama
Winter Books for Toddlers
What could be nicer than snuggling up with a book after having fun outdoors in the cold? Some of our favourite winter books for toddlers are:
More Crafts for Toddlers
These Christmas crafts for toddlers have been crazy popular with parents.
Or find all our crafts for toddlers here with loads of easy inspiration for crafts you can make at home.