Inside: Do you have a toy car or truck fan in your house? I definitely do. Whenever I incorporate cars into an activity my little car fan is always 110% on board to play. These amazing toy car activities for toddlers and preschoolers are sure to keep your little truck-lover happy, entertained and learning!
This amazing list of toy car activities is broke into 4 sections:
The first section is Learning Activities using toy cars. Here you’ll find activities to help your toddler and preschooler learning letters, numbers, colours and shapes.
The second is Arts & Crafts Toy Activities using toy cars. Here you’ll find painting ideas including mess free ideas and those using a slide!
The third section and my personal favorite is Sensory Play Ideas. Here you’ll get sensory bin ideas where cars are the main feature! From muddy race track, fizzing car wash, shaving cream and more.
The final section is the Boredom Busting Ideas. These are ideas you can pull out whenever you need a quick minute. Some are easier to set up than others but all are tons are tons of fun!
OK, moms and dads start your engines and zoom down this list to find new ways to keep your kid busy!
Learning Toy Car Activities
Car Letter Matching – Happy Toddler Playtime
Race Track ABC Game – Fantastic Fun & Learning
Car Graphing on a Bubble Wrap Road – Life Over C’s
Car and Truck Colour Sorting – Mama.Papa.Bubba
Learn and Zoom the ABCs – The Educator’s Spin on It
Shapes Parking Lot Activity – Happy Toddler Playtime
Learning to Spell Your Name Parking Garage – Growing Book by Book
Counting & Crushing Cars – Toddler Approved
Race the Alphabet for Fun, Hands-on Learning – Life With Moore Babies
A Car Parking Numbers Game to Make Learning Numbers FUN – B-Inspried Mama
Pom Pom Construction Site: Colour Sorting Activity – Happy Toddler Playtime
Racing Rainbow Painting with Cars – Fantastic Fun & Learning
Monster Truck Phonics Jump – Growing Book by Book
Car Parking Lot Preschool Math Grid Game – Life Over C’s
Number Matching Game for Toddlers – Housing A Forest
Arts & Craft Car Activities
Car Painted Hearts Craft – Happy Toddler Playtime
Mark Making: Drawing with Cars – Messy Little Monsters
Truck Painting: Fun Art Activity for Toddlers – Happily Ever Mom
How To Make A Tissue Box Toy Car Wash – Craft Learn and Play
Slide Painting – I Can Teach My Child
Mess Free Muddy Truck Painting – Happy Toddler Playtime
Sensory Car Activities
Clean Mud and Cars Sensory Play – Stir The Wonder
Fizzy Foaming Car Wash – Fun At Home With Kids
Muddy Racetrack Sensory Bin – Happy Toddler Playtime
Shaving Cream Car Wash For Car-lovin’ Kids – Happy Hooligans
Goopy Car Park Sensory Play – Simple Fun for Kids
DIY Car Play Dough Tray – Happy Toddler Playtime
Stuck in the Mud with Playdough – The Chaos and The Clutter
Shaving Cream Car Tracks – Days With Grey
Car Wash Sensory Bin – Twin Mom Refreshed
Muddy Monster Truck Derby Sensory Bin – Mama.Papa.Bubba
Melting Ice Activity with Frozen Hot Wheels – Little Bins for Little Hands
Boredom Busting Vehicle Activities
Build A Car Sticky Wall – Happy Toddler Playtime
DIY Toy Car Storage: Cardboard Parking Garage – Messy Little Monsters
Drive and Drop: Toddler Game at Home – Days With Grey
Car Rescue – Bright Little Brains
Car Parade Fine Motor Skills Activity – Busy Toddlers
Make it Move: STEM Car Challenge – Steam Powered Family
Car Tape Pretend Play – Mama Smiles
Car Mechanic Pretend Play – Happy Toddler Playtime
LEGO Maze City for Cars – Fun Learning For Kids
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- Toys Cars
- Washable Kids Paint
- Roll of white paper
- Masking Tape
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One thought on “35+ Toy Car and Truck Activities for Kids”
wow.. very interesting blog. I will share with my family groups and it will be very helpful for my niece. Thanks for posting!