Take the month of December to make recycled art projects to be used as classroom decorations and/or gifts. Partaking in these crafts help young children develop their fine motor skills and creativity, along with bringing in the spirit of Christmas.
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.
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.
“The Itsy Bitsy Spider” is a favorite song with young children everywhere. Try these correlating activities while singing the song to help preschoolers work on phonological awareness, comprehension and sight word recognition.