I put together a list of activities for our advent calendar this year, and it’s been a big success with my two-year-old.
Here are a few that have been most popular in our house and that can easily be done by a very small child. These are great for filling up the hours in the last days before Christmas when kids start to get a little antsy (or sugar-overloaded!):
I was dubious if this would actually work, but it was very straightforward and a perfect little activity for a two-year-old. She loved pressing the seeds into the cookie cutters and she was thrilled when we hung them on our patio.
Get the details at Prudent Baby
We made these and sent them to all of Ella’s great-grandparents. She loved arranging the buttons and then I drew on the lines and bows.
From Michelle Philippi
Ella loved unwrapping the peppermints and then watching them melt through the oven door. And she was not devastated when one broke and she had to eat it . . .
Check out the instructions here
All the cutting-out fun of sugar cookies, with a lot fewer ingredients (two ingredients, to be exact).
Directions at McCormick