28 Fun and Educational Preschool Activities For Back To School

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During this busy time of getting the kids ready for back to school we tend to forget about the preschool littles ones left at home! This year plan out fun and educational activities for preschoolers that you have at home. Make this time special with planned educational lessons and new, fun crafts.  Start with the below 28 fun and educational preschool activities! I hope that you find some inspiration with all of these preschool activities shared here today. I know that I have!

Where did I get these creative and fun educational ideas  from, you ask? These are all from Crystal & Co. readers and from their submissions to our weekly blog linky party on Wednesday’s. I love the ideas that you all share- keep them coming and watch for more in the future! You never know what theme I will post next so share all your fun ideas!

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5 Cutting Exercises to Strengthen Fine Motor Cutting Skills by Happy Holligans

ABC Fireman Spray Learning Game by Playdough to Plato

Advancing Preschool Reading by Happy and Blessed Home

Animal Handprint Craft by We Like To Learn As We Go

Animal Learning and Sorting Game by The Gummy Lump

Bee Hive Fruit Snacks by Kitchen Fun with My 3 Sons

Busy & Fun Activities for Preschoolers by DEALS!

Cleaning Games for Kids by My Book Boost

Commotion in the Ocean Lessons & Ideas by The Kennedy Adventures

Cool Math Games by Mums Make List

Counting Popsicle Stick Puzzles by Powerful Mothering

Crafts for Letter K by The Measured Mom

How to Make Paper Airplanes by The Taylor House

How and Why We Need to Play with Our Kids by Your Modern Family

Ice Cream Coloring Pages by Kids Activities Blog

Jungle Animal Pretzel Pops by Hungry Happenings

Kids in the Kitchen – Get Crafty with Vegetables by SusieQTpies Cafe

Letter of the Week Snack K is for Kite by Crystal & Co

Letter of the Week Q is for Quilt Crafts & Activities by Crystal & Co

Parking Cars Number Game by B. Inspired Mama

Oscar the Grouch Creative way to eat veggies by Creative Kid Snacks

Raising Boys Series Hurt or Whole: How Dads Mould Boys Into Men by Powerful Mothering

Rattle and Shake Exploring Sounds by Crazy Little Love Birds

Rhymes for Letter K: Free  Printable Mini-book by The Measured Mom

Sensory Sink by Teaching Mama

Sparkly, Squishy Star Sensory Table by Life with Moore Babies

Super Hero Mask & Cape Project by Lil’ Miss Tori

Tell Time Preschool Learning by Happy and Blessed  Home




  1. Thanks for sharing! I’m going to pin this for later. My little one is very little, only 8 months, but I try to do developmental stuff with him regularly, and I definitely plan on doing preschool for him, as well.

  2. Crystal – thanks for the feature – just pinned it!
    BTW, The post on Advancing Preschool Reading is by Happy and Blessed Home – thanks for featuring!

    1. Hi Monica- thank you so much for catching that! I will fix it right now. Thank goodness we linked it right.

      1. Awesome! Thanks for fixing. Just linked at your party – thanks for hosting!

  3. What a great list. I run a preschool program at the library. This will be a great resource. Sharon popping by from Friday Flash Blog

  4. Thanks for featuring our Commotion in the Ocean post, Crystal!

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