14 Best Toddler Easels To Encourage Art, Creativity, And Screen-Free Fun

by Jessica Booth
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Best Toddler Easels

An art easel for kids is a fun (screen-free!) way to keep your little one entertained. Not only do they boost creativity and have tons of other benefits, but they can also hold your child’s attention for more than, say, five minutes (a kid must-have, if you ask us). The best toddler easels out there are versatile, durable, easy to clean, and straightforward (although, admittedly, a bunch of fun and unique features never hurts!). So if you have a budding artist on your hands, read on!

Easels are an excellent way to introduce your kids to the world of art. Whether you opt for a kids painting easel, a magnetic or dry erase easel, or a combination that features a little bit of everything, you’re opening up the door for your toddler to play around with color and create something out of their own imagination.

You can introduce an easel to your toddler around the age of 2 1/2 (although keep in mind, many of the below easels are recommended for ages three and up), since that’s about the time they may learn how to hold a pencil or marker. The easel isn’t just fun for them, it’s also great for development and helps with fine motor skills. Oh, and it keeps them away from excess screen time, which is a nice bonus.

If you’re not sure what to buy, we’ve got you covered. Below are the best easels out there that offer something for everyone.

Best Toddler Easels

Best Kids Easels


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