Kindergarten Activities

Maybe you have a classroom full of kindergarteners who are eager and ready to learn. Or, perhaps you're just looking for a few ideas to keep your little learner busy after school. Whatever you're in search of, these kindergarten activities are the perfect way to help kids master key skills. Our hands-on science activities will pique their curiosity and our art projects will spark their creativity. We have plenty of project ideas that are great for fine motor practice. What's more, our letter and number activities provide a solid foundation for early elementary reading and math. Browse our collection of kindergarten activities and find a few that best suit your educational needs!

If you're looking for something more academic, check out our Kindergarten Worksheets.

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Make a color coded "mood meter" with your kindergartener to help her recognize and tell her feelings while building reading and writing skills.
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A serape is a long, blanket-like shawl worn over the shoulders. With a few simple materials, your child can fashion his very own serape!
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Play this game to help froggie hop home...and teach the number line to your kindergartener while you're at it!
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This versatile clay-like material hardens if left out and can be used for building sand castles, forts, and even school projects.
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Once your child has mastered the letters of the alphabet it's time to start building words! Try out this activity that encourages simple word recognition.
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Help your child will learn about shapes and patterns by creating her own masterpiece mosaic out of dried beans.
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Your kindergartener will love this counting activity on a rainy day. Turn any indoor space into a colorful hopscotch board and using simple recycled materials.
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These bean bag games are a fun and inexpensive way to keep your first grader learning! Work on social skills, coordination, math, or even spelling!
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Does your child need help reading common words? Make this family board game. It's so fun, she won't even realize she's learning!
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Celebrate Read Across America Day with your kindergartener by playing an alphabet balloon volley game inspired by "The Cat in the Hat Comes Back" by Dr. Seuss.
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This underwater painting is as colorful as it is fun!
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Kids entranced by Little House on the Prairie? This popsicle stick "log cabin" is a great introduction to pioneer history.
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Blend art and science in this hands-on activity that shows your kindergartener how primary colors combine to make secondary colors.
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Make your own greenhouse - out of a balloon! Your child will learn how greenhouses work as she plants radish seeds and watches them grow.
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This fun craft will teach your child a little bit about the human skeletal system and can be adapted to teach the biology of many different living animals.
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Counting with one-to-one correspondence is an important kindergarten math skill. This simple activity turns it into a play-anywhere game.
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Gather your child's old artwork together into a bookmark, a perfect gift to retain these memories long after kindergarten is over.
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Check out this silly game that will put your kid's animal habitat knowledge (and acting skills) to the test.
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Transform old coffee filters into vibrant, stunning butterflies to celebrate the arrival of spring!
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Kids get in lots of letter learning as they play this fun twist on regular tag, which engages their minds as well as their bodies.

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