Toddler Craft Ideas (That Won’t Stress You Out)

If the phrase “toddler crafts” makes you cringe (what, you don’t like epic messes?), these ideas are for you. These too-cute crafts, shared with us from blogger Courtney from The Fight Against Boredom, are easy enough for a toddler to do -- with your help, of course -- and there aren’t a million things to clean up afterward.

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birds in a nest

Birds in a Nest

What You’ll Need:
-Paper plate
-Brown paint and paintbrush
-Popsicle sticks
-Colored paper
-Googly eyes

Cut the paper plate in half and staple the rims of the halves together. Have your toddler paint the “nest” brown. While it’s drying, you can create the birds: glue the pom-poms to the end of the popsicle sticks. Create beaks by cutting out triangles of colored paper, and glue them onto the pom-poms along with the googly eyes. Then put the birds in their nest with some glue.

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