Twin Cities Preschool Activities

Looking for preschool activities to do with your pre-k child or toddler? You will have so much fun learning with these events aimed and young children and hands-on activity ideas to get ready for kindergarten. Start with these articles and get the most out of the short preschool years:

Indoor Preschool Activities

Entertain, educate or just tire out your preschooler year round with these great activities at home and around the Twin Cities metro.

MIA Family Room Pillows.
We call it the “Block Room” – A great reason to visit the MIA.

Outdoor Preschool Activities

Preschool Water Activities

Goldfish Swim School waiting area, kids posing in turtle cutouts, kids playing in waiting area
Parents can watch the lessons while siblings play and learn

Library Activities for PreKs

Libraries and book stores offer endless opportunities for families with preschool aged children.

Parenting PreK Children

Little girl having a tea party at the Disney Store in the Mall of America
Given the opportunity kids can find fine motor activities anywhere

More Ideas for Fun with the Little Ones

  1. We also offer fun number activities for preschoolers — a matching game, a sorting game, balloon games and more — in 75 Fun Indoor Games for Kids: Boredom Busters for All Ages and 60 Fun Outdoor Games for Kids This Summer
  2. Find Preschool Stem Activities on our our  STEM Fun Calendar + 6 Places for Any Time Hands-On Science with Kids.
  3. 25 Easy Arts & Crafts for Kids Throughout the Year – Get out the scissors, pipe cleaners, pom poms and crayons. We share our favorite crafts, printables and art activities.
  4. We love Lakeshore Learning for its free lesson plans and fun activities. It is also a great place to buy supplies.
  5. Get out the sidewalk chalk and create some Kindness in Chalk for National Bullying Awareness Month or anytime.
  6. Don’t forget to check our calendar for more fun ideas.
  7. See our Preschool Activities Pinterest Board for more fun ways to entertain kids ages 3-5.


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