50 Fun Things To Do With Your Preschooler At Home

Hello, friends,

I know times are uncertain and many are facing difficult decisions. Many of you have reached out asking for ideas about what to do with your preschooler at home. Here are our favorite resources for creative stay-at-home activities, and lots of learning fun too! We use common household items you probably already have on-hand, so no need to go out for supplies.

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Take care of one another and stay well,
Valerie

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50 Fun Things To Do With Your Preschooler At Home

Here are 50 Fun Things To Do With Your Preschooler At Home:

  1. Wash toy cars.
  2. Make a healthy snack.
  3. Scissor practice.
  4. Paint faces.
  5. Window Crayons.
  6. Hopscotch.
  7. Read stories.
  8. Make a set of story stones.
  9. Sidewalk chalk masterpieces.
  10. Go for a walk.
  11. Watch a movie together. Make popcorn.
  12. Listen to an audio book.
  13. Bake cookies.
  14. Coloring books.
  15. Open a play dough “bakery”.
  16. Create a mini dinosaur world.
  17. Race cork boats in the bathtub.
  18. Paper pizza parlor for a stuffed animal friend.
  19. Facetime chat with a friend or family member.
  20. Paint on canvas. Display the finished artwork proudly in your home.
  21. Play a board game together.
  22. Build a pillow fort.
  23. Make craft stick sculptures with an ultra-low temp glue gun.
  24. Write a letter (or mail a drawing) to a faraway friend or relative.
  25. Go bird watching.
  26. Make a simple kite, and fly it.
  27. Go on a virtual field trip.
  28. Make disguises for pretend stuffed animal “spies”.
  29. Host a virtual play date.
  30. Build a cardboard city.
  31. Make homemade play dough.
  32. Do a puzzle.
  33. Play a card game together.
  34. Build LEGO Duplo “robots”.
  35. Ride scooters or bikes.
  36. Set up a sensory bin to explore.
  37. Living room dance party. Ribbon dancing is a great addition too!
  38. Put on a play w/ shadow puppets.
  39. Set up a nature table.
  40. Pack your bags and pretend to go on vacation.
  41. Make a rhythm set and play music.
  42. “Enhance” magazine photos with googly eyes.
  43. Take silly self-portraits.
  44. Play dress up.
  45. Play tic-tac-toe.
  46. Meditate.
  47. Have an indoor picnic.
  48. Pretend tea party. In pajamas.
  49. Practice writing on a wipe-off board.
  50. Finger paint together.

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Do you have an idea or resource to share with ideas for what to do with your preschooler at home? If so, I would love to hear from you! Leave a comment and share your ideas with us!

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  1. So amazing ideas! Thank you for sharing!

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