50+ Free Ideas for Your Preschooler
Inside: 50+ Free Preschool Activities
Looking for ways to spend less, and enjoy more time with your preschooler? You've come to the right place!
Spending time with your preschooler does not have to deplete your bank account.
In fact, as a stay at home mom, I eagerly seek out ways we can get out of the house, without spending a lot. We NEED to get out of the house every day, but I cannot continue opening my wallet.
With the help of some fellow Instagram followers, here are 50+ ways you can spend time with your preschooler without spending money.
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Fun and Free Preschool Activities
FREE PRESCHOOL ACTIVITIES INSIDE YOUR HOME:
Pretend Camping with Forts and Firepit (kraft paper and blankets)
Pretend Movie Theatre
Reverse Rolls - preschooler becomes the parent, the parent becomes the preschooler, OR preschooler becomes the Dr., the parent becomes the patient, etc.
Changing Seasons Fashion Show - Mom Hack: preschooler is showing mom what still fits and they think it is a fashion show
Make a Fort
Cookie Sheet Painting - Happily Ever Mom
Dump the Pom Poms - Play a matching game
Toy Maze using cars, blocks, Duplos, puzzle pieces, etc.
Popsicle Bath - Busy Toddler
Indoor Obstacle Courses with furniture
Draw Under the Table on Large Kraft Paper
Blanket Forts for Reading with Flashlight
Play Birthday Party - Allow your preschooler to wrap gifts (toys) in tissue paper and you guess what is inside
Make "Decorations" for the upcoming holiday
Painting Rocks - then hiding in the house to find
FREE PRESCHOOL IDEAS THAT GET YOU OUT OF THE HOUSE
Visit Home Depot to Play with PVC Piping (Just put back in the correct bin)
Hammer the Chalk - Break up your small pieces of chalk and use a wooden hammer on black paper to make a colorful piece of art
Collect Flowers - Use in your next sensory bin
Explore the Target Toy Aisle - If they touch enough toys, they may leave empty handed!
Nature Scavenger Hunt
Grab a Camera and Walk out the Door - take pictures of what you find
Shaving Cream Play
Smashing Ice Cubes - Busy Toddler
Use Chalk to Color Bricks
Ice Painting - Busy Toddler
Library - Look to see if there is a toddler time
Visit dad at work
Squirt Colored Water Outside
Google a New Park
Find Somewhere that has a Map and Use it as You Walk
Measure Hunt - Take the tape measure outside to measure what you find
Cut the Grass with Scissors
Go to Your Local Nursery or Tree Farm to Walk Around
Bring a Basket Outside to Search for Things that Roll
Play with The Toy Cars at CVS
Wash Toys in A Soapy Water Bin
Go for a Walk
Pack Bikes in The Car - Find a New Path to Ride on
Which free preschool activity will you try today?