What Fun Preschool Activities Weston School Plans For Toddlers

Preschool is a magical time for toddlers, as they take their first steps into the world of education. Education for toddlers is not just about learning ABCs and 123s. It is about creating an environment where they can learn and grow through fun activities. Toddlers do not know the difference between play and learning. That’s why learning through fun preschool activities is the key factor in preschool education.

Fun preschool games and activities are exciting and entertaining ways for toddlers to stay active, stay well, and be happy. Engaging toddlers in fun activities through preschool helps in their healthy development at an early age. From birth until they’re teenagers, children need various unstructured play opportunities to have good physical and mental health and learn life skills. Fun toddler activities like peek-a-boo to pat-a-cake and hide-and-seek to hopscotch, the many forms of fun activities enrich a toddler’s brain, body, and life in important ways.

Weston School includes fun activities in the curriculum to improve toddlers’ abilities to plan, organize, get along with others and regulate emotions. In addition, it helps with language, math and social skills and even helps toddlers cope with the stress of going to preschool. Weston School aims to maximize individual potential by creating strong foundations for lifelong learning through play and fun activities. This is the reason Weston School has integrated various activities along with the curriculum so that a toddler is always excited to come to preschool.

Fun activities help the toddlers to:

  • build confidence
  • feel loved, happy and safe
  • understand more about how the world works
  • develop social skills, language and communication
  • learn about caring for others and the environment
  • develop physical skills
  • encourages imagination
  • build motor skills and more

Fun preschool activities at Weston School

1. Sensory play activities

Sensory play helps to stimulate the senses. Often, sensory play focuses on stimulating touch, sight, and hearing, as those senses are most accessible. It helps toddlers understand and make sense of the world that surrounds them. Sensory play can engage young minds and promote development. From making sculptures with playdough to splashing in water tables, nature walk, food taste challenges and exploring different textures, sensory activities offer endless opportunities for hands-on learning and discovery.

2. Engaging with creative art and crafts

Fun art activities such as painting with fingers, stamping with shapes, creative expressions through decorating socks on silly mismatched sock day, creating a spaceship with the dominos, and writing skills with various options and colors or creating masterpieces with stickers show that there’s no limit to the fun and creativity that awaits in the art corner of Weston School. With colors, different craft materials, and plenty of inspiration from teachers, every toddler can unleash their imagination and create something truly magical. 

At preschool toddlers also work on developing gross motor skills. Activities that involve throwing a ball, kicking a ball, running around obstacles, and walking along a line help toddlers develop motor skills, these skills are necessary for overall physical development,they help to maintain posture and balance. These skills help the child to move around with ease increase stamina and have greater control .

3. Outdoor Adventures

There’s nothing like a breath of fresh air and a dose of sunshine to energize young toddlers. That’s why outdoor play is an essential part of our preschool program at Weston School. Whether it’s running and jumping on the playground, exploring nature on a nature walk at summer camp or doing yoga in the outdoor garden. 

Weston School actively organizes spring break camps for kids to develop the STEM connection. During the previous spring break session, preschoolers learned about water pollution, explored water temperatures, learned and viewed active beehives, participated in a nature walk, and even saw bird habitats such as an eagle’s nest and more.

4. Wonderland of stories

There is no other way to discover a love for reading than with the magic of storytelling. Weston School brings books to life with interactive storytime sessions that engage all and nurture the imagination of young learners. Parents are also encouraged to participate in storytelling sessions at Weston School. Also, during springtime, storybook stalls are specially installed so that children can choose their favorite books.

5. Parent Involvement

Weston School invites parents and families to the classrooms to help celebrate some special events and spend extra time doing crafts, eating snacks, and doing fun activities together. Whether it’s crafting together, participating in spring break activities, or sharing stories about their day, parent involvement plays a crucial role in creating a supportive and nurturing environment where toddlers can thrive and flourish. 

At Weston School, every day is a new adventure waiting to be explored. Join us and watch your toddler blossom into a curious, creative, and confident learner who’s ready to take on the world!

Fun preschool activities contribute to the overall development of toddlers

  1. Cognitive Development
  2. Social and Emotional Development
  3. Physical Development
  4. Creativity and Imagination
  5. Love for Learning
  6. Building Confidence
  7. Language Development

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Weston School firmly believes that preschool should be a place of wonder, exploration, and laughter. Fun activities are not just a source of enjoyment; they are an integral part of a child’s educational journey. By fostering cognitive, social, emotional, and physical development while nurturing creativity and a love for learning, Weston School aims to provide a strong foundation for young learners. Weston School understands that every child is unique, and the tailored approach to fun activities ensures that each toddler thrives in their own way, setting the stage for a bright and successful future. 

The nurturing teachers at Weston School personally invest their time in every student to make sure the toddler receives a holistic developmental foundation that will prepare them for their next steps in life. 


Why is play so important for child development? 

Play gives children many sensory, physical and cognitive experiences. These are essential for the development of the mind, which helps in the overall development of children  physically, cognitively, socially and emotionally. That’s why fun activities for preschoolers are like ‘fireworks’ going off in the brain.