Nine, Ten, Big Fat Hen!

Prep: 10 Minutes / Activity Time: 5 Minutes

When preschool children memorize and recite nursery rhymes, it helps develop their phonological awareness skills.

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Your Family Story

Prep: None / Activity Time: 15 Minutes

Get the whole family together to create and write a family story. As you write, you’ll help your preschooler understand important concepts about letters and print.

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The Name Game

Prep: None / Activity Time: 10 Minutes

Ask for your child’s help in naming his special stuffed friends! He can use a combination of drawing and writing to create name tags for his favorite little friends.

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Who Am I?

Prep: 15 Minutes / Activity Time: 15 Minutes

You can foster important language connections by playing a funny guessing game with your child!

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Prep: 10 Minutes / Activity Time: 10 Minutes

Add some fun to rhyming with Whack-a-Rhyme! Sometimes, the addition of a simple prop can provide the motivation your child needs to pay attention and focus on a task.

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Ready, Set, Action!

Prep: 10 Minutes / Activity Time: 15 Minutes

Action words can be particularly difficult for children to learn. Here’s an activity to help make learning action words fun!

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My Color Folder

Prep: 15-20 Minutes / Activity Time: 5-10 Minutes

Make a folder game to help your child practice color words. It’s an easy, inexpensive way to create a fun and interactive activity for your preschooler.

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Let's Make a Frame!

Prep: 5-10 Minutes / Activity Time: 15-20 Minutes

Through an easy sequence of folds, you and your child can make a picture frame out of paper. This activity is a fun, creative way for your child to practice both fine motor and beginning writing skills.

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My Letter is Lost!

Prep: 2-3 Minutes / Activity Time: 5-7 Minutes

This activity gives your child lots of opportunities to practice pairing of letter names and letter sounds.

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Mangos for Matilda

Prep: 5 Minutes / Activity Time: 15-20 Minutes

Extend your child’s learning through an imaginative writing activity designed to help her think about food allergies.

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