Check out this list of 50 easy and fun and simply awesome preschool learning activities for toddlers and preschoolers at home! These activities are great, if you ask yourself what should I be teaching my 3 year old? Use them to to keep your 3-year-old happily busy all day! Hands-on, learn and play, these activities are great for ages 2-5. Check out also our free printables and worksheets in our shop.

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These great preschool learning activities are a daily part of our homeschool daily schedule for our 3-year-old and include the following categories:

  • Language & Literacy
  • Math, Logic & Problem-solving
  • Science & Social Studies
  • Motor & Sensory
  • Personal & Social & Practical Life.

You can download the list as a free printable here. Also, check out the free printables for some of the activities here.

If you need some inspiration how to organize and plan your homeschool preschool routine and set you schedule, check out the Ultimate Homeschool Preschool Planner – Preschool Planner & Materials.


What are fun activities for preschoolers?

So here is our list of what are our favourite fun learning activities for preschoolers and toddlers at home:

  1. Letter Hunt
  2. Letter Rescue
  3. Alphabet Balls and Tunnels
  4. What’s my name
  5. Match the Letters (Free Printable)
  6. Montessori Letters Puzzle
  7. Match the word
  8. Dot to dot
  9. Writing Letters in Tray (Salt, Sprinkles, Flour)
  10. Read to me
  11. Trace numbers 1-20
  12. Pizza Stickers
  13. Build a house for the duckies
  14. Magnetic math
  15. Compare – sort big, medium, small
  16. Line up – who is first in line, who is last in line
  17. Number Rescue
  18. Add one, add two, add three…
  19. Shape Hunt
  20. Candle & Water Experiment
  21. Insect Hunt
  22. Insects Play Doh
  23. Ice Fishing
  24. Microscope imagining station
  25. Germs Play Doh
  26. Volcanos
  27. Tornados
  28. Storms
  29. Dinosaur
  30. Ocean
  31. Animals, humans, plants and non-living objects
  32. Electricity
  33. Static Electricity
  34. Space – Play-Dough Planets
  35. Space – dwarf planets
  36. Seasons – Winter
  37. Seasons – Spring
  38. Seasons – Fall
  39. Seasons – Summer
  40. Cut me out
  41. Letters Sensory Bin
  42. Stencil Tracing
  43. 5 Senses
  44. All about me
  45. My Family
  46. Friendship
  47. Send those germs down the drain
  48. Brush the Teeth
  49. Fire safety
  50. My emotions

Videos, descriptions and images will follow next week.

How can I teach my preschooler at home?

It’s easier than you think! Choose the right activities, be flexible and let them show you how it works!

#24 Microscope Imagining Staion

Set it up easily with few empty packaging that you surely have at home and some tape.

Microscope imagining station for a 3 year old

#48 Brush the Teeth – Germs Theme

Homeschool Preschool Learning Activities Toddlers Preschoolers

#2 Letter Rescue

#3 Alphabet Balls

#11 Number Tracing

No matter whether you can call them numbers or numerals, these DIY sandpaper numerals are super easy to make and a great way to learn counting and practice number tracing.

preschool activities for easy learning at home

#34 Space – Play-Dough Planets

Space - Play-Dough Planets

#33 Static Electricity

Happy Learning!