With the holidays fast approaching, you may be on the hunt for the perfect gift for a 2 year old. We might admit to the same search! That is why we looked at many of our favorite online sources for something special to make.
Homemade gifts have character, you can adapt them to your child, they are frugal and super fun to make and gift to your kids! If you need even more ideas, please look at our 101 Homemade Gifts for Kids article that is packed with all sorts of handmade goodness.
Homemade Gifts For A 2 Year Old
We have so many good gifts for 2 year olds. A lot of these presents for two year olds are homemade. They’re easy to make, and a ton of fun!
Felt Building Tools
Give your kids a collection of felt building tools. They can create chains and snakes by buttoning pieces together.
Color Matching Game
Help your tot learn their colors with this simple color matching game.
Your kids will love identifying familiar objects if you create a fun I-Spy mat. Make meal times fun.
Sometimes the simple gifts are the ones that will keep your kids engaged the longest. Consider gifting a “scooping set” for your tot.
Doll House Furniture
Do you have a child who loves to play pretend? We do. This set of doll house furniture looks to be easy to build for your child’s mini-worlds.
15 Sensory Bins For Kids
Sensory bins are treasured by our kiddos. They make a massive mess, but have massive fun! Here are 15 sensory bins to inspire play in your child.
Create a light box for your child to explore colors and shadows “ super easy to create and your kids will have a blast.
Using lids from disposable wipes containers, you can create a cute peek-a-boo board for your kids to explore their family tree.
Learning Gifts For 2 Year Olds
Sort colors and shapes with your kids and this homemade toy.
Make some gel boards for your 2 year old to practice writing on. They will love the squishy feeling as they trace designs with their fingers.
Very Hungry Caterpillar
Gift a book, along with a craft to help bring the book to life! Here is an activity idea based on the book, Very Hungry Caterpillar.
Cloth Vegetable Garden
Kids love to play pretend. Cooking was my preschoolers favorite thing to do! Here are some homemade cloth vegetable garden that might inspire your DIY gifts.
Help your child develop fine motor skills as they drop items into a jar. You can gift them with their own drop set.
Do you have an unusually creative kiddo? I bet they would love a collection of edible paints.
Stuffed Alphabet Plushies
Our toddlers love stuffed toys. Now you can make stuffed toys and playtime educational with these stuffed alphabet plushies.
DIY Gifts For 2 Year Olds
Dress-a-bear “ create a bear out of felt along with a variety of felt clothes. This would be a fun set for playing pretend-on-the-go.
Create a personalized photo book that is ALL about your child. It is the perfect bedtime story that you will read again and again!
We Have Even More Homemade Gifts
We also have series for other ages too like homemade gifts for 1 year olds, homemade gifts for 3 year olds, as well as DIY Chrismas Ideas for 4 year olds