You love teaching your preschooler, but you’ve run out of ideas on activities to do together. You want to make sure that the activities you do with your preschooler are developmentally appropriate, but you’re finding mixed information on the best places to find these activities. These are the best apps & websites to make sure you’re filling your child’s day with fun and education.
BEST MUSIC AND MOVEMENT
Search any of these on Youtube to get your preschooler moving and learning!
Super Simple has a ton of songs, and you can even search through them by theme. Don’t forget to check out everything else they offer though! There’s shows, recipes, activities, and even teaching and parenting resources. All for free!
There’s an app you can download to your preschooler’s tablet, or your phone, if you want to let them explore on their own. It’s only $5.99 a month.
Sesame Street has some seriously fun educational games, even we love cooking with Cookie Monster, and counting with Count Von Count. If you have an iphone or ipad, they have a free app!
ABCya has games that follow common core standards. They have an app available for ios, Android, and Amazon Kindle.
Have Fun Teaching
Spanish Kids Stuff
If you’re wanting to introduce your preschooler to a new language, this is a great place to start.
BEST ARTS & CRAFTS
If you’ve never been on Pinterest you’re seriously missing out. Search for “Preschool arts & crafts” and you’ll find unlimited resources for arts and crafts ideas. And yes, there’s an app!
Happiness is Homemade
Type “preschool books” into YouTube and you will come across all kinds of read aloud books, like this one “If You Give a Pig a Pancake”
Try Vooks free for 7 days! You’ll want to continue using this resource though, because these are stories you can watch while you read and they’re so much fun!
Kids Cooking Activities
This is a great place for all your preschool recipe needs. You can sort through snacks and meals by category, and even buy e-books.
Check out this great list of “20 Easy Recipes to Make with Your Kids”. Don’t let the name fool you though, this website is packed full of recipes, cooking videos, and even meal plans.
Hopefully you’ve already made an account, downloaded the app, and have been pinning arts and crafts ideas like crazy. Start pinning preschool recipes too!
BEST TEACHING RESOURCES
- Teachers Pay Teachers
- Pre-K Pages
- Fairy Dust Teaching
- Hands On As We Grow
- Kids Activities Blog
- Planning Playtime
- Child Care Success
- Red Ted Art
- The Kindergarten Smorgasboard
- Teacher Tom
- The Best Ideas for Kids
- The O.T. Toolbox
- Sammy the Golden Dog
- This Is Why I Teach
- Growing Hands-On Kids
- Miss Jaime, O.T.
- Kindergarten Crate
- Learn As You Play
- Musically Minded
- Fun Sensory Play
- My Spanish Corner