16 Messy Play Ideas for Toddlers

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Summer time is a great time to try these messy play ideas for toddlers 2 and 3 years old. Sensory play is awesome, but this resource will challenge you to take it one step further… and get messy. Messy play is an activity that is often avoided, but it truly is important. If you’re a bit hesitant to set up messy play activities for your toddler, these ideas will help you through the paranoia.

When my kids were every little, I avoided them getting super messy at all costs. Of course, this was for my convenience more than anything else. However, now that they are a little older, I have learned to let them explore and get dirty. They truly are happier for it. Don’t wait like I did. You can start early with your young learner. There is a time and place for everything. In this hot summer weather, getting messy is exactly what the doctor ordered for your precious little ones.

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Click here to explore these 16 messy play activities for your awesome toddlers from My Bored Toddler.

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Written by Jeannette Tuionetoa

Jeannette Tuionetoa

Jeannette Tuionetoa is a wife, mother and friend to the homeschool community. She has been mightily, saved by grace and is grateful for God’s sovereignty throughout her life’s journey. She has a Bachelor in English Education and her MBA. Jeannette is of Puerto Rican decent and currently lives in the Tongan Islands of the South Pacific. She posts daily freebies in hopes to contribute to homeschool families like yours!

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