Preschool Crafts and Activities for Hands-on Learning
Preschoolers love to build, create and play, and craft projects, games, songs and dances are a great way to introduce and teach educational topics while keeping energetic youngsters busy. You’ll find hundreds of ideas and activities that are sure to spark you and your preschooler’s creativity, from fun art projects to group activities to easy songs and hand motions, to outdoor games. Many provide step-by-step instructions in an effective how-to format that busy moms and teachers will appreciate.Bridget
You will also enjoy the many holiday-themed projects we’ve put together, including popular gift items that preschoolers can make and tote home to share with their loved ones. No matter whether you are looking for a group activity or some quiet one-on-one-time, you’ll find fun, educational crafts and activities for your preschooler, all carefully written and edited by early education professionals, preschool teachers and parents.
- Three Preschool Craft Ideas for Earth Day
Are you searching for some Earth Day craft ideas that will help your preschoolers understand the importance of this day? These preschool crafts will teach your students different aspects about how to keep our earth clean.
- Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss! Ideas for Preschool
March 2 is Dr. Seuss' birthday. Celebrate with your preschoolers by planning a Dr. Seuss themed week. Included are ideas for three of his classic books: The Foot Book, Green Eggs and Ham, and If I Ran the Zoo.
- Four Preschool Crafts for Celebrating St. Patrick's Day
Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with your preschoolers by engaging in a hands-on craft. This article provides four fun ideas.
- A Wee Bit of Fun for St. Patrick's Day
As St. Patrick's Day approaches on March 17, why not combine fun and learning with these preschool activities. Celebrate this holiday all week with games, art, cooking, science, music and more with this article on Bright Hub.
- Exploring the Five Senses: Activities for Young Children
This collection of five sense lessons will help you plan the perfect unit for your students. You'll find great activities for science, math, language arts, crafts and more. This serves as the perfect introduction to science for preschool learners.
- Making Indian Headbands: An Easy Craft for Preschool Students
After you go over the story of how the Indians saved the Pilgrims lives by teaching them how to grow food native to the area, this classic preschool craft will help visually remind students of the story. The Native American inspired headband is simple, yet a lot of fun for kids to create.
- Collection of 15 Winter-Themed Activities and Crafts for Preschoolers
From the beach cities of Southern California to the mountain towns of Minnesota, preschoolers everywhere love learning about winter. This collection of fun, winter-themed preschool activities and crafts takes youngsters on a journey across a wonderland of snow, ice, hibernating animals and more.
- Happy New Year! Three Fun Crafts For Preschoolers
Celebrate the New Year with these fun and creative crafts for preschoolers. These projects will enhance your lesson and teach young children about New Year's resolutions.
- Make a Poinsettia Craft with Your Preschoolers
Poinsettias are a cheerful flower - which ever the year-end holiday you are celebrating. This poinsettia is made from construction paper and includes a free downloadable PDF template for the petals. The pattern can easily be cut out with safety scissors. Pictures show every step.