Preschool Activities

Face Painting

Have a ball creating designs on faces, arms and hands with this easy to make, washable face paint.

Ingredients:

1 teaspoon cornstarch
1/2 teaspoon water
1/2 teaspoon cold cream
2 drops food coloring of your choice

1. Mix all ingredients in small plastic mixing bowl and mix until completely smooth.

 

Tin Can Stilts

Having a little one get tall in an instant is always a favorite with them! These tin can stilts are easy for children to balance and fun for pretend play.


Directions:

1. Take two large coffe cans. Punch two holes near the unopened end of each can.
2. Thread plastic clothesline through the holes and tie the ends together.
Pull up on strings as you walk on your tin can stilts to help with balance.

 

Toothpick and Pea Construction Zone

Directions:

Soak dried peas in water or use canned peas and create "buildings" by sticking the toothpicks into peas.
Set the building aside until peas dry. As peas dry, they will shrink and make the creation sturdy.

 

Make Macaroni Jewelry

Macaroni jewelry is easy to make for smaller hands, kids love to play jewelry designer with this fun craft idea!

Items needed:

Large elbow macaroni
Yarn
Food coloring


Directions:

1. Dip large macaroni into food colors for a few seconds. Lay macaroni on paper towel until dry.
2. Cut yarn long enough for necklace or bracelet. Wrap end of yarn with tape.
3. String macaroni. Tie the yarn ends together.

 

Create Sewing Cards

Sewing cards are a great way for preschoolers to get practice with their motor skills. These use everyday items and turn them into something special that your preschooler made all by themselves.


Items needed:

Lightweight cardboard - from new shirts, cereal boxes, poster board
Colored paper or colorful magazine pictures
Yarn or colored shoelaces


Directions:

1. Cut pieces of cardboard into six inch squares.
2. Cover them with colored paper or pictures.
3. Punch holes about an inch apart around the edges.
4. Show the children how to lace in and out of the holes with the yarn or shoelaces.

 

 


 

 


 

Names for Boys


Baby Boy Names

Choose the perfect name for your bundle of boy with help from our lists of thousands of boys names.

Boys Names

Names for Girls


Baby Girl Names

Find a beautiful name for your new daughter with easy to use lists of names and name meanings for girls.

Girls Names


Quotes for Life


Quotes About Life

The right quote at the right time can make you feel like there is a kindred spirit in this world that thinks like you do.

Some quotes have no other purpose than to make you laugh...something we could all use more of. Get inspired or reassured, visit the quotes pages often.

Quotes to Live By

Keys to Learning

These are the big lists for reference, all things vocabulary, reading and writing. 


List of Verbs

List of Pronouns

List of Prepositions

List of Nouns

List of Adverbs

List Of Adjectives

 

 


 

Bread Pudding Recipe


Bread Pudding

Cinnamon and vanilla infuse this custard-like dessert that starts with simple ingredients, but tastes like pure luxury.

Warm Spiced Bread Pudding Recipe

Easy Dinner Ideas


Easy Dinner Recipes

Try a variety of 30 minute meals, they're complete homemade dinners from kitchen to table in a half hour.

Quick and Easy 30 Minute Meals


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checklists

Get organized and stay on track with checklists for every project.

Free Printable Checklists




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