Preschool Activities

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Take a Picture Walk
Take a Picture Walk
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Take a Picture Walk
Everyone's heard of taking a dog for a walk. But how about an illustration? This activity teaches emerging readers to use pictures as context clues.
Preschool
Reading & Writing
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Make a Name Puzzle
Make a Name Puzzle
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Make a Name Puzzle
Help your child understand that letters, put in a certain order, make words. In this fun activity they'll get to make their own puzzle, and practice letters, too!
Preschool
Reading & Writing
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Explore the Senses with a Sensory Table!
Explore the Senses with a Sensory Table!
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Explore the Senses with a Sensory Table!
In almost every preschool classroom is a sensory table. Learn how to make one at home!
Preschool
Science
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Mini Ice Sculptures!
Mini Ice Sculptures!
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Mini Ice Sculptures!
Have your kid build an ice sculpture in this activity that's so fast, fun, and messy it's the perfect way to demonstrate how much fun experiments can be!
Preschool
Science
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Alphabet Hunt
Alphabet Hunt
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Alphabet Hunt
Ask a child if they want to practice the alphabet and you'll likely get snubbed. But ask if they'd like to play letter detective? You might hook yourself a fish.
Preschool
Reading & Writing
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Homemade Fingerpaint
Homemade Fingerpaint
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Homemade Fingerpaint
Why spend money on fingerpaint when you can make your own? With this recipe, you can stew up your kid's favorite colors right in your kitchen.
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Me On TV!
Me On TV!
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Me On TV!
Here's a fun activity that will have your child making their very own television program from scratch!
Preschool
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Make a Paper Chain
Make a Paper Chain
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Make a Paper Chain
Here's a fun activity that will help your child learn to cut on a line, practice fine motor control, and create a beautiful garland, too.
Preschool
Reading & Writing
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Make Your Own Memory Matching Game!
Make Your Own Memory Matching Game!
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Make Your Own Memory Matching Game!
You don't need to spend big bucks to buy a pre-boxed version of a matching game at the store. You can make your own easily. Here's how:
Preschool
Math
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Over and Out! 2 Great Obstacle Courses
Over and Out! 2 Great Obstacle Courses
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Over and Out! 2 Great Obstacle Courses
When it comes to working kids' muscles, nothing beats an obstacle course! Here are some easy ideas for creating your own course at home.
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Grow Grass... and a Pet
Grow Grass... and a Pet
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Grow Grass... and a Pet
Give your child a chance to experiment with how things grow. And throw in something extra to up the fun factor even more...her very own grass pet!
Preschool
Science
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Homemade Letter Bingo
Homemade Letter Bingo
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Homemade Letter Bingo
How do you spell fun and learning? B-I-N-G-O! Children learn through play. And letter or number bingo is a great place to start.
Preschool
Reading & Writing
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Hopped Up Hide and Seek
Hopped Up Hide and Seek
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Hopped Up Hide and Seek
This slightly tweaked version of "Hide and Go Seek" hones listening: a key skill for kindergarten.
Preschool
Social studies
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Plan a Treasure Hunt
Plan a Treasure Hunt
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Plan a Treasure Hunt
Treasure hunts are tons of fun and they're a great way to introduce maps. Set the stage, and your kid's imagination will do the rest.
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What's in the Bag? A Classification Game
What's in the Bag? A Classification Game
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What's in the Bag? A Classification Game
This guessing game is a hoot. And it helps teach kids to categorize a set of objects-- a key skill for preschool.
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Design a Weather Calendar
Design a Weather Calendar
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Design a Weather Calendar
This activity turns your kid into the family weatherman. Plus, it teaches him to collect data and begin to understand graphing.
Preschool
Science
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Fine Motor Practice
Fine Motor Practice
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Fine Motor Practice
Take some of the spirit of musical chairs and incorporate it into an indoor obstacle course that will fine tune your child's motor skills!
Preschool
Reading & Writing
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Go on a Direction Scavenger Hunt
Go on a Direction Scavenger Hunt
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Go on a Direction Scavenger Hunt
This scavenger hunt game is simple, but it's fun, and it will arm your child with the directional vocabulary he should master in time for kindergarten.
Preschool
Reading & Writing
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Color Cookies
Color Cookies
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Color Cookies
This baking activity lets kids play with frosting, while experimenting with colors, and how they mix.
Preschool
Science
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Make an Alphabet Book
Make an Alphabet Book
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Make an Alphabet Book
Let your child play with scissors! Put them to work, creating a book that will keep them busy, and help them practice their letters, too.
Preschool
Reading & Writing
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Make Rice Pictures
Make Rice Pictures
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Make Rice Pictures
Forget markers or crayons. For a really unusual art project, close the art supply cabinet, and crack open the pantry! Use rice to make pictures.
Preschool
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String Story Necklaces
String Story Necklaces
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String Story Necklaces
This string a necklace arts activity teaches first grade readers to look for a story's beginning, middle, and end.
Preschool
Reading & Writing
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Sight Words Memory Game
Sight Words Memory Game
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Sight Words Memory Game
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!
Preschool
Reading & Writing
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Play the Shape Twister Game
Play the Shape Twister Game
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Play the Shape Twister Game
This fun shape game is like Twister...with a twist!
Preschool
Math
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Illustrate a Famous Book!
Illustrate a Famous Book!
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Illustrate a Famous Book!
What if your child couldn't see the pictures of a picture book? In this activity, she'll listen to a story without looking at the images, and create her own.
Preschool
Reading & Writing
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Preschool Activities

Inspire your preschooler to explore the world around them with these hands-on preschool activities designed to engage and excite the littlest learners.