When it comes to crafts and activities for 2-3 year olds, simplicity wins and having a three-year-old little lady of my own, I know the difference between the ideal and realistic…
So the aim of this post is to present 20 of the best, most ‘do-able’ Valentines Preschool Crafts & Activities for 2-3 year olds!
And like many of the round-ups featured on Arty Crafty Kids, I LOVE to show you variety and within this awesome collection, I will show you a range of simple and achievable Valentine’s themed art techniques, crafts and messy play ideas.
Let’s check them out!
20 Valentines Preschool Crafts & Activities
Very simple art technique using materials you’re likely to have at home, this pom-pom printing technique is a great one for line work!
Or try swapping the pom-poms for fingers to create a gorgeous heart canvas!
These puffy paint hearts literally lift themselves from the page and are geat fun for 2-3 years olds to explore.
Create some secret hearts for kids to find using paint with this super cool glue resist technique!
Preschoolers are rarely shy of a little mess and will love testing out this shaving cream printing idea.
Can you imagine a room full of these cheerful tissue paper suncatchers?
And here’s another suncatcher with a difference, that’s great for working those fine motor skills!
Start collecting the toilet rolls for some super fun TP roll stamping.
I adore this beautiful heart silhouette canvas.
And why not add a sensory element to your preschoolers Valentine’s play with some ice heart art!
So you’ve seen the art and messy play ideas, let’s move on to a ridiculously cute and simple paper plate love bug!
Or introduce some awesome science play with some fizzy hearts.
I love it when a craft offers 2-3 years olds an opportunity to practice lacing – great for developing fine motor skills and this gorgeous lace heart would look fabulous hanging up!
Alternatively, add a little sparkle to some clay ornaments.
And finally, roll up the sleeves and let the kids loose with some paint and a tinfoil heart canvas – I can assure you, they will LOVE this one!
I’m pretty sure the kiddos will go mad for this spin heart painting technique!
And my goodness, how adorable is this noodle necklace!?!
You can never go wrong with a simple sponge painting…
This charming Valentines lantern is easier than it looks and I LOVE that it comes with a home stitched tag.
And last but certainly not least our collection of 20 Valentines Preschool Crafts and Activities concludes with some simple yarn wrapped hearts.
Now that you have seen all 20 ideas, do you have a favourite?
If you try any out, be sure to come back and let me know what worked for your kiddos!
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