Preschool Activities

There are so many preschool activities that you can think of when you put on your creative thinking cap. Well, when you run out of one, you've come to the right page.Scroll down to the list that will take you to different pages of activities. But before that, please read some preliminary words for foundations to preschool activities like gross and fine motor skills.



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Preschool education is not just about gathering knowledge. It is not: "wow, your son knows all about dinosaurs!"

No, many mothers miss the process of teaching skills to the young children through preschool activities. Children should engage in lots and lots of fun activities not just because they are fun and you can keep them happy, but because these activities help enhance fine and gross motor skills. These skills are essential for the development of the child.

What are Motor Skills and how do I help a child develop them ?

A motor skill is a skill learned from infancy that involves the movement of muscles in the body. When a toddler begins to sit up, crawl, walk, push...etc, he is developing his motor skill. He strengthens his muscles and learns the coordination of his movements. Larger movements like crawling, running, jumping involves the arm, leg and body muscles. These are called Gross Motor skills. Such Gross motor activities for preschool would more likely be outdoor games and play at the park.

As the toddler grows, he naturally learns to define his fine motor skills. These are smaller actions like holding a spoon, picking up a toy, chewing food, doodling on a paper...etc

A child naturally develops his motor skills through preschool physical activities. Therefore, a preschool teacher can intentionally help him to master these skills by providing lots of preschool activities and opportunities to use large and small muscles.

Generally, Gross Motor Skills - sometimes referred to as Large Motor Skills are generally achievable in outdoor activities - at the playground, at the beach or in the field when children are out running, climbing and sliding, hopping and kicking a ball.

Fine Motor Skills - sometimes referred to as Small Motor Skills are generally achievable indoors as the children learn to hold a pencil, cut and paste his preschool crafts, thread beads ...etc



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  • Preschool circle time activities

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