14 Creative Preschool Activities for Kids


You’ll love these creative preschool activities for kids which include  art projects for preschoolers like footprint penguins, a simple sewing project, rainbow slime, bath paint, melted crayons, paper plate animals and snowman art. Tip Junkie has 1,493 fun and easy crafts for kids including 246 preschool activities all with pictured tutorials to learn or how to make.  You can always search there if you’re looking for more preschool activities with step-by-step instructions. {wink}

Art Projects for Preschoolers

Art Activities for Preschoolers 1.  Simple Sewing Project ~ Let your children “sew” to their hearts content with these fun trees using plastic canvas and sequins.  You can cut the plastic canvas into any type of shape or you can trace a shape on it. Art Projects for Preschoolers 2.  Owl Play Set {Paper Crafts} ~ This is a great craft for the preschool and early elementary age. All you need is toilet paper rolls, paint and some material or patterned paper. It can be paired with a lesson on owls or just as a fun afternoon craft session!

Coloring Sheets 3.  Dry Erase Learning Mats ~ Here is a fun way for your preschooler to learn! After laminating these awesome printables, all you’ll need are some dry erase markers. Hours of educational fun that can be used over and over!

Art Activities for Preschoolers

Preschool Art

4.  Paper Plate Farm Animals ~ Here is a great craft for you preschool aged child. With ideas for three different animals you can turn this craft time into a great educational opportunity to learn about the work farms do. A great activity that will look great on your fridge!

Activities for Preschoolers 5.  Snowman Art ~ Children will have fun finger painting this snowman.  Mix equal parts of shaving cream and Elmer’s glue to create this snowman.  When it dries it will be puffy.

Preschool Activities

Preschool Art Activities 6.  Playdough Recipes ~ It’s cold outside.  {{brrr}}  Which makes fun indoor play ideas an essential tool for mom’s with preschoolers.  Therefore, today I’ve found 7 playdough recipes to make for kids activities!  Yep, hopefully this will brighten your cold winter day and promote some fun mommy-kiddo bonding time at the table.

Preschool Art Activities

Preschool Art Activities

7.  How to Make Slime Without Borax or Cornstarch ~ This 2-ingredient slime recipe is so simple even your children can make it.  {wink}.  It uses clear glue and liquid starch.  For colorful slime you can add food coloring to it.

DIY Crayons 8.  Heart Shaped Crayons ~ Whipperberry “whipped” up some melted heart shaped crayons in the oven with sparkle for Valentine’s day, but these beauties could be used year round.  I just adore how the glitter adds that extra pizzazz to the recycled crayons!

Preschool Art 9.  Rainbow Shaving Cream Bath Paint ~ Make tub time more fun with this shaving cream bath paint.  Simply add some food coloring to shaving cream and let your children paint their picasso. *Sadly, this blog has been removed.

Preschool Art Activities

10.  Chalkboard Blocks ~ Looking for an educational way to keep your toddler entertained? This is a fabulously creative tutorial where you’ll learn how to take plain wooden blocks and turn them into chalkboard blocks. The possibilities of how to use and play with them are endless!

Preschool Arts and Crafts

Art Activities for Preschoolers

11.  Sensory Board Craft {Sensory Activities} ~ This is a fun craft to use and to make for and with the kiddos! Using the inside of cereal boxes along with some fun and colorful items to glue on the cardboard, you create a perfect activity for the preschool aged child!

Preschool Art Activities 12.  Love Blossom Tree ~ Mom and Dad will love receiving this keepsake valentine from their littlest love bug.  This blooming heart tree is a great craft for preschool and kindergarten aged children to create for their parents on Valentine’s Day. *Sadly, this blog has been removed.

Preschool Art Activities

13.  Footprint Penguins ~ Your little ones will love making this adorable Footprint Penguin preschool craft. *Sadly, this blog has been removed.

Preschool Art Activities 14.  Kool-Aid Painting ~ Let your little creative geniuses paint their picasso’s with warm water and Kool-Aid!  How fun is that?! *Sadly, this blog has been removed.

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