Preschool Holidays & Seasons Activities

Throughout the year there are many reasons to celebrate. From the changing of seasons to national and religious holidays, we have all kinds of ideas that will help your young learner get in a celebratory mood. While creating, gaming, and crafting kids will learn more about the holidays and the times of year that have cultural significance. Our holiday activities are also a great way to introduce your child to more obscure holidays as well as holidays that are widely celebrated around the world.

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...This activity will have your child hopping frog footprints all over his paper. It's also a great time to share some fun frog facts. Frogs are intriguing creatures...
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... board What You Do: After you've cut and prepared the fruit, lay it all on a tray or cutting board and place it in front of your child. See how many different...
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... U.S., but did you know it's popular in Japan, too? To play in Japanese, all you have to do is say "jan-ken-pon" instead of "rock-paper-scissors...
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... the next, two hearts, then three stars, and on until you get to ten. When the sticks are all ready, mix them up and give them to your child. Encourage her to pair...
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... boring. Add a little pizzazz to snack time by holding a snack hunt! Similar to an Easter egg hunt—but without all the sugar—kids search for hidden treats, and...
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...Help your kid make beautiful coin rubbings to decorate a fun treasure box. Every little adventurer needs a place to store all her fun finds—from coins to...
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... it's also fun for all ages! What You Need: Newspaper White paper Crayons in assorted bright colors Black tempera paint Paintbrush and water...
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...All you need is craft paper, wadded-up newspaper, art supplies, and a healthy dose of imagination and you'll create a larger than life stuffed object. All you need...
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... without all the mess. Plaster sculptures are fun to make, but let's face it—they're a little messy. But never fear: in this activity, your preschooler can...
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...Want to decorate eggs for Easter without all the mess? Try making an Easter egg collage instead! Want to decorate eggs for Easter without all the mess? Try making...
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... counting, comparing, sorting, and measuring, which are all important building blocks for math readiness. Here's a tasty way to give your child some counting practice. One...
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... your child he’s going to create a poster for his room, full of pictures of all the things he loves. While this project will seem like simple arts-and-crafts...
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... fabric dying technique that’s popular all over the world, especially in Yunnan, China (where it’s believed to have originated), West Africa, and Indonesia...
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.... All you need is some newspaper and tape! Children love to build things they can play in—old boxes, blankets and furniture, or wooden blocks can all be the...
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...Wondering what to do with all those plastic bottle caps? Use them to help your child build up essential skills for kindergarten. Wondering what to do with all those...
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...When your child is itching for a game, consider ditching Hide and Seek in favor of Shape and Seek. Here's how it works: Shapes are all around us, and young kids...
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... skills and satisfy her curiosity all at once! While many adults don’t like insects, kids go buggy for them. And that’s great, since such small creatures...
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.... Exploring art processes, learning about shape, increasing fine motor skills, and developing awareness of spatial relationships are all important objectives for this...
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...Let your preschooler walk, hop, and skip her way to understanding rectangles, triangles, and circles. All you need is some sidewalk chalk and a bit of space to get...
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... pan. Discuss primary colors and how these three colors can be used to make all of the other colors. Show your child how to use the eyedropper to pick up some...

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