Simple But Fun: 8 Preschool Activities for Sorting & Categorizing

Get down to the basics with your preschooler. Teach these valuable sorting and categorization lessons, and have fun doing it!

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Create a Rainbow of Healthy Food

Help your preschooler chart her good eating habits with this arts and crafts activity that has her making a healthy fruits and vegetables rainbow and graph!
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Create an Egg Carton Color Sorter

Teach your preschooler color recognition using this handy egg carton sorter. She will group objects by color and learn to recognize their names with this tool.
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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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Keep a Lid on It!: A Sorting Game

This activity is a great way to practice sorting, counting, matching, and other early math skills--- on the fly.
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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!
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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:
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Sorting Socks

Here's a fun math activity for your preschooler: play Sock Sort and help your pre-kindergartener recognize her numbers!
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Classify Everyday Objects

Boost your preschooler's math and verbal skills by having her participate in simple, fun activities that teach her how to sort, count, and categorize objects.
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