increase self confidence and independance
This copying game is like a hopped up version of Simon Says, but it lets kids use their bodies to practice patterning, a key skill in early math.
In this preschool counting game, kids learn to count with their fingers, but without their eyes!
Bring the classic game of "Red Rover" up to date with color and shape recognition skills for your child.
Preschoolers need to practice hopping, skipping, and other "gross motor" skills. Why not make it fun by challenging them to move like their favorite animals?
Tell your child you want to work on kindergarten readiness skills and she's not likely to jump up and clap. But turn it into a game and it's a different story.
In this game, your child and his friends will need to use their observational skills as they try to figure out who's got the peanut!
This slightly tweaked version of "Hide and Go Seek" hones listening: a key skill for kindergarten.
This simple movement activity helps improve listening skills, as your child will be required to discriminate between sound and silence.
It can feel good to hit something when you're mad. The more your child pounds, squeezes, and mashes this dough, the better these play dough cookies will taste!
Puppets can help preschoolers practice communication and conflict resolution.