Preschool Learning at Home

Looking for activities for preschool learning at home? I have compiled a bunch of fun, easy, and educational activities for you and your kids.

[one-half-first]Painting with balls and marbles is a fun way to combine process art and science.  Kids will have fun creating and experimenting with this simple activity. These are great process art ideas for preschool and pre-k. Add the activity to your preschool STEAM, art centers or lesson plans. It's easy to adapt for any season.. spring, summer, fall or winter. Add different balls and a ramp to increase learning...great science and art activities for your creative curriculum unit on balls or ball theme[/one-half-first] [one-half]Kids will love these free flower theme printables. The flower activities will help them improve their cutting skills. These fun art activities ideas are a great addition to your flower theme, garden theme, or spring theme unit or lesson plans in your preschool, pre-k or kindergarten classroom. Better than worksheets, these flower templates are perfect for building scissor skills. Ideas for open-ended creation...more than a craft project and perfect for bulletin boards #finemotor #preschool[/one-half] [one-half-first]Looking for new art activities for kids? Bubble painting is a fun process art activity for your kids in preschool, pre-k and kindergarten classroom. Check out these tips and tricks. There are many opportunities to explore and experiment....a fun opportunity for creativity. Children can look at how the colors mix and blend together. Use all the colors of the rainbow or use seasonal colors. Spring, summer, winter, fall, your can make bubble art projects year round. #preschool #processart[/one-half-first] [one-half]Use these free rhyming picture cards with the Down By The Bay song. Kids love matching the rhymes on the cards and using them to extend the classic song during circle time. Use with the song, book, or use them for matching activities....a fun way for teaching rhymes. The free printables are perfect for your preschool, SPED, pre-k, or kindergarten classroom....a silly way to introduce the early literacy concept of rhyming to young kids. #rhymingactivities #preschool[/one-half] [one-half-first]Use this free printable to create a rock collection container from a simple egg carton and get ideas for over 20 fun learning activities with rocks. Here are some fun learning activities for your preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, or for at home learning. Teach kids about the science of rocks and minerals while using this rock collection for cheap, easy, and fun math, measurement, and sorting activities.[/one-half-first] [one-half]From snipping to cutting on a longer path, use these free ocean-themed printables to help your preschoolers work on scissor skills development. The fine motor printable includes a variety of pages for many skill levels. Start your kids with practice on single snips and work toward teaching them to cut on a variety of lines (from straight lines, curved paths, zig-zags, waves). Perfect for your preschool, pre-k, or occupational therapy classroom.[/one-half] [one-half-first]Repeated exposure to rhyming activities helps build this important early literacy skill. Here are many activity ideas to teach kids to rhyme. From games, books, songs, fingerplays, printables, there are lots of ideas to play with words and build phonological awareness with your preschool and pre-k kids. Fun, silly, funny....young children love rhyming activities at circle time. More than nursery rhymes and Dr. Seuss. Your kids will love these teaching ideas. #preschool #rhymingactivities[/one-half-first] [one-half]Find everything you need for playdough activities in your classroomor. Learn about the benefits of playdough, the best playdough tools, ideas for mix-ins, ideas for invitations to play, plus find printable playdough mats. A great resource to get ideas for your playdough center or station in your preschool or pre-k classroom, or if you want to get fresh ideas for fine motor or sensory activities. #playdough #preschoolactivities[/one-half] [one-half-first]Your kids can easily launch these fun free printable rockets with a simple straw. Lots of ideas for science and #STEM learning are included. Kids can engineer their own rockets or modify and experiment with the printable straw rockets to fly better. Use the free printables in your science center or as a small group activity to go with space theme or transportation theme unit or lesson plans. Click to get your free printable today. #preschoolscience #preschool #prek #spacetheme[/one-half-first] [one-half]Use this free printable abc activity to help kids learn letter recognition and letter sounds. The alphabet clip cards are a great multi-sensory activity. Perfect for your literacy centers, ELA centers, and work stations. For kids in preschool, pre-k, and kindergarten. Use for a take-home activity or letter of the week activity.[/one-half] [one-half-first]You're going to love this huge free printable list of ideas for your sensory table materials. Check out this HUGE list of ideas for fillers, mix-ins, and tools to use in your sensory table or sensory bin. Spring, summer, fall, winter there are ideas for all seasons & the combinations are endless. Use them with any themed lesson plans (from back to school to transportation to dinosaurs) in your preschool or pre-k classroom. This will make planning sensory activities easy. #sensoryactivities[/one-half-first] [one-half]Use these free ocean-themed printables for fun fine motor activities. Ideas from bead placement to sticker and stamping activities are included. Perfect for your preschool, pre-k, occupational therapy classrooms. Kids can work on grasp and strength as they prepare for handwriting. The complete set has activities for fall, winter, spring and summer. Use with tongs, tweezers, buttons.....lots of ideas are included.[/one-half] [one-half-first]Download these free printable sorting mats and use them for magnetic letter activities in your preschool or pre-k classroom. They are great for kids learning letters. Kids learn to identify letters of the alphabet by sorting them magnetic letters shape and style. No need for worksheets to teach the alphabet...these are great hands-on early literacy activities for your literacy centers and writing centers. Get your free printables today. #preschool #alphabetactivities #prek.[/one-half-first] [one-half]Check out this simple name activity for young children. Sorting letters with name cards is a great way to begin teaching children to recognize letters of the alphabet. See how I used this free printable name card templates, magnetic letters, and a cookie sheet to make this activity for your kids. Perfect for your preschool, pre-k, TK, kindergarten, RTI, and SPED classroom. This is an easy but fun activity to use in ELA centers, literacy centers, and literacy work stations. early literacy ideas[/one-half] [one-half-first]Your kids will love this adorable bird-themed free counting book. The emergent reader contains predictable text, counting from 0-5, and even a surprise ending that will delight your kids. Two versions are included. Kids can read the 0-5 number book or they can print the numeral or number word on the pages. Perfect for your spring theme, bird theme, forest animal theme unit or lesson plans in your preschool, pre-k or kindergarten classroom. Download your freebie today. #preschool[/one-half-first] [one-half]Are you looking for fun ideas for the dramatic play area in your preschool classroom? Learn how to set up an animal shelter dramatic play area. Ideas for props, dress up clothes, literacy opportunities, and a free printable collar tag are included. This is a perfect addition to your pet theme, animal theme, or community helper theme unit and lesson plans. Teach kids about the importance of animal adoption and the role of animal shelters in our community. #preschool #dramaticplay #prek[/one-half] [one-half-first]Kids will have fun learning letters with this cute owl alphabet matching activity set. There are many ways to use the free printable to work on phonological awareness, alphabet letters, and beginning sounds. Better than worksheets, these owl alphabet activities for preschool, pre-k or kindergarten can be be used for many early childhood activities and games. Ideas are included. #preschool #owltheme #alphabetactivities[/one-half-first] [one-half]Alphabet activities such as making letter collages or using letter mats are a great hands-on way to teach letter identification and reinforce letter-sounds. Here are over 200 material ideas that you can use for your collages or letter mats. A printable reference list or art and other materials is included. Better than worksheets, these are perfect hands-on activity for your preschool and pre-k classroom or lesson plans. Your young children will love this sensory learning opportunity. #preachool[/one-half] [one-half-first]Kids will love these free flower books. They can learn color words as they read the simple, predictable text. The checklist on the last page serves as a great review or can be used as a flower scavenger hunt. Perfect for your spring garden theme, Earth Day theme, plants theme, or flowers theme unit or lesson plans in your preschool or pre-k classroom. Take the free printables to the playground or on a walk through the neighborhood or use in your writing center. #preschool #preschoolactivities[/one-half-first] [one-half]Use these free printable nature scavenger hunt books to encourage kids to write, draw, and read while exploring their world. Perfect for pre-k, preschool or kindergarten age kids. Use the free printables in the classroom, on the playground, during nature walks or hikes, on camping trips, in the backyard, or during summer camp. Use this emergent reader for your plant and seeds theme, spring theme, and pond theme unit and lesson plans. #preschool #preschoolactivities[/one-half] [one-half-first]Use these free printable preschool reading logs to encourage kids to track their reading at home. The preschool printables can be used at any time of year. A perfect homework or take home activity for preschool and pre-k children. Kids can color one of the 14 objects for each book that they read...the time period for each log is flexible...monthly weekly, etc. Western theme, space theme, ocean theme, and insect theme are included. Attach this simple idea to your next parent communication.[/one-half-first] [one-half]Looking for ideas for preschool activities at home? Counting activities can be fun, easy, and cheap. Use these free printables to send your kids on a mission to count things in your home. They will have a blast as they practice counting. Kids will have so much fun the won't even realize that they are learning .... and that makes teacher math easy for you! Click to get your free printable today.[/one-half] [one-half-first]Here is a easy preschool counting and creating activity to make math fun. Use simple, on hand materials, along with the free printable for this fun preschool STEAM math and design activity. Add play dough for 3-D designs. Perfect for your hands on math centers in preschool, pre-k classroom. Ideas to make a number books or to use as a fine motor activity are included. Preschool math, preschool STEM, preschool STEAM. Get out the pom-poms and pipe cleaners for hands-on early childhood learning.[/one-half-first] [one-half]Here is a fun activity idea for your all about me theme unit and lesson plans in preschool and pre-k. Kids will love this free printable that is simple enough for your students in an early childhood setting. A great activity for the beginning of the year literacy center. Bind the pages into a class book to share during circle time or in your classroom library. Help kids to get to know each other during the first week of school #preschool #earlylearningideas #beginningoftheschoolyear[/one-half] [one-half-first]Plastic bottle caps are perfectly sized for little hands and can be used for so many things. Here are 25 ways to use plastic bottle caps for learning activities with kids. Perfect for preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, pre-kindergarten, prep, and SPED. Activities and ideas for math centers, literacy centers, reading centers, sensory bins, etc.[/one-half-first] [one-half]Math games for preschoolers are a great way to help with teaching numbers to early addition. Here is a simple ten frame game (with free printables) that kids love to play. The early childhood math games are perfect for your math center in preschool, pre-k, and kindergarten. Customize the game for any season spring, summer, fall or winter. The game pictured is frog themed, but it can be customized for any theme unit or lessons plans in your classroom (like an animal theme). #preschoolmath[/one-half] [one-half-first]Looking for easy art for kids? Here are tons of ideas for using pool noodles in preschool and pre-k process art projects. Kids will love these fun and simple projects! Add them to your early childhood art center. From shape paint rollers to textured stampers, young children will love exploring and creating. Let kids experiment with materials and even work on fine motor skills. Check out these tips and tricks. #preschool #processart[/one-half-first] [one-half]Are you looking for a simple DIY gift for kids? Make a fun DIY tinker tray box for them. These tinker boxes are perfect gift for a child in preschool or early elementary. It will encourage creativity. Kids will create process art or their own stem activities. Material ideas are included. Make a fun Christmas present, holiday gift, or birthday gif. Use the material list as inspiration to create STEM drawers or tinker drawers in your preschool classroom. #tinkertray #DIYchristmasgift[/one-half] [one-half-first]Your kids will love these 5 fun ways to paint with feathers. Spring, summer, fall, winter ... these process art activities are perfect all year or during a study of birds or Thanksgiving turkeys. The feathers provide a great sensory experience and the feather paintings are beautiful. Perfect for your art center in your #preschool and #prek classroom. Check out these ideas today. #processart #preschoolart[/one-half-first] [one-half]Find LOTS of ideas to put together simple playdough trays for the whole year...spring, summer, winter, and fall. Your kids will love the unique materials in these playdough invitations to play. Tons of ideas for many themes and all seasons. Playdough trays make great sensory and fine motor skills activity....a fun hands-on learning activity. These ideas are great for your preschool, pre-k or kindergarten classrooms #preschool #playdough[/one-half] [one-half-first]Here is a list of the best fun preschool movement songs. Try out a few of these silly action songs to get your preschoolers moving and grooving. These are great circle time ideas and music ideas for preschool, pre-k, kindergarten. Includes links to youtube preschool songs. Work on gross motor skills coordination. Your kids will love to dance and sing along with these early childhood favorites. #preschoolsongs #preschool #circletimesongs #circletime[/one-half-first] [one-half]Blank books provide a great way to encourage kids to write. Here are 3 easy ways to assemble blank books for your writing center, literacy center, and beyond. These blank books for kids are great for preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, SPED, and early childhood classrooms and at home. Use them for preschool journals ideas for use and video tutorials are included. Emergent writers can use them to draw pictures or art and writing. Your children will love learning with these fun books. #preschool[/one-half]