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Preschool Play

Inexpensive Simple Ideas and Activities
for the Preschool Aged Kids

Welcome to the Preschool Play page which includes inexpensive ideas and activities to use with children who are 3-5 years old. Enjoy your time with them. This is one of my favorite age groups. They are so full of discovery at this age.
  • Sandbox
    Make an indoor "sandbox" using a corrugated cardboard box or plastic container and using rice, corn meal, lentils, or beans for the sand. Note: Do not use food after the kids have played with in it.
  • No Sew Easy Dolls
    Create your own no sew easy dolls from a piece of fabric such as a washcloth, pillowcase, or even tissues.
  • Bath Toys
    Bath toys can be colorful tops from spray can, small plastic bottles or containers. Keep in a mesh bag that held onions or potatoes after bath time.
  • Sock Ball
    Find out how to take a pair of ordinary socks and create fun times for your children.
  • Paper Dolls
    Put a photo of your child on the body of a paper doll you draw or cut out of a photo. Mount on cardboard from a cereal or other box. Add a slit in the bottom to fit into a strip of cardboard to make it stand up.
  • Making You Own Play Mats
    Find out how you can make your child's own play mats from inexpensive materials and customize it for where you live.

Other Preschool Play Resources

Preschool Activities, Crafts, Free Worksheets, Preschool Ideas, Lesson Plans, Curriculums, and Games
An easy and fun way of learning where kids learn through play.

Assistant Chef - Kids Cooking Lessons for 3-6 Years Old
Introduction to the kids cooking lessons Assistant Chef program for 3-6 year olds from Kids Cooking Activities. There are 13 total lessons.


"You're Never Too Old to Play"

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