Learning through play is one of the best ways to encourage your child to learn. These are easy and basic ideas that you can recreate in your home with a very small budget. These play based learning activities are usually low mess and easy to clean up. Some of our favorite involve sensory bins or sensory boxes.

Encourage your child to play while hiding the fact that they are actually learning as they go! A ton of topics perfect for your busy toddler, preschooler, or school aged child.

Learning Through Play

Preschool Activities

Let your preschooler learn through play! Activites that are play based to encourage learning. Easy at home preschool activities for 2-5 year olds.

Preschool Water Activities

Fun summertime activities for your preschooler or toddler. Water play ideas that your child will love and will keep them busy all summer long.

Handwriting Activity For Preschoolers

Easy handwriting activity to help your child learn the basics of handwriting. This easy activity will allow your child to learn the fundamentals and basics of letter structure and shape.

Summer Activities for Preschoolers

Fun and easy summer activities for toddlers and preschoolers. A roundup of some of the best backyard summer activities.

Pouch Cap Threading and Pattern Activity

Put together a beautifl necklace your child will love, while also learning as they go! Explore threading and pattern making in this fun and easy activity for preschoolers.

Sensory Boxes

What better way to play than with a sensory box! Sensory boxes (also called a sensory tub, container, and bin) is a storage container that is stored and filled with materials that have to do with your five senses. They are mostly used for play, experiment, and learning. These are the perfect boredom busters for your toddler or preschooler.

Coffee Bean Sensory Bin

This fun coffee bean sensory bin will enhance your childs sense of smell and touch, in this fun and easy way to play! Play with this sensory bin with two different setups.

Pouch Cap Sensory Bin

This pouch cap sensory bin is a fun way to play! Use baby food pouch caps as a geat sensory bin filler.

Indoor Sensory Boxes For Toddlers

Enhance your next sensory bin with these 4 and easy educational activities.

Edible Halloween Sensory Bin

An edible Halloween sensory bin full of a few tricks, and lots of treats. An easy to put together sensory bin perfect for toddlers who are just getting used to sensory bins (and who may still be putting things in their mouth)

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