Looking for some fun activities for preschoolers to keep your little one occupied — and learning — at home? From science activities and building math skills to art projects and music, there’s a great learning activity for every child on this list.

Fun activities for preschoolers

  1. Healthy food collage

    Have your child find pictures of healthy foods that they like to eat and then arrange these pictures in a creative collage in this learning activity.

  2. Laundry sort

    While sorting and categorizing laundry together, your preschooler will begin to build math skills.

  3. Telling tales

    By sharing family stories, you will reinforce an understanding of family and how things are similar or different from generation to generation. This learning activity provides a building block for studying social studies.

  4. Make music in a kitchen band

    Banging pots and pans — and beating on an oatmeal tin — can teach the basics of finding the musical beat.

  5. The “scents” of smell

    Have your child explore the sense of smell by having them guess different scents in this early science activity.

  6. Make your own wrapping paper

    Try printmaking to make your own wrapping paper!

  7. Walk in the leaves

    In this fun and educational activity, your preschooler explores leaves they have collected outside.

  8. Family drawing

    In this drawing activity, your child learns about families, draws a picture of their family and then tells about someone in the picture.

  9. Making and playing with goop

    Have fun with your child making “goop” out of cornstarch and water in this science activity.

  10. Make an alphabet book

    Have your child create a personalized alphabet book in this early literacy activity.

  11. Feelings collage

    In this activity, your preschooler makes a collage that expresses different emotions.

More learning activities and resources to try with your preschooler

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