All Preschool/Pre-K Activities
Virtual Field TripA View of the Moon
Virtual field trip to the moon with NASA, as seen aboard Apollo 13.
Language WorksAlphabet Bingo
Language WorksAlphabet Play Dough
Read a classic book by Mem Fox and do some friendship activities using play-dough.
Young children use their imagination as they take on the roles of various animals.
Family CookingApple Bird Feeders
Family CookingApple Donuts
Children learn safe cooking skills as they make healthy donuts out of apples and cream cheese in this easy to follow recipe.
STEMApple Sensory Game
An easy apple game to nurture children's observation and sense of smell and taste.
MovementAround the World Circuit
Virtual Field TripBald Eagles
Let’s observe Bald Eagle nests! Take a virtual fieldtrip using the American Eagle Foundation's online Eagle Cams to learn about this amazing bird.
Design and engineer a rocket out of a balloon, straw and twine.
Yoga + MindfulnessBear Breath
Join Bright Horizons' Taylor Graham in learning this fun and easy mindful breathing excercise.
Family CookingBerry Muffins
Language WorksBird Homes
Let's Read TogetherBlueberries for Sal
Book recommendation by Bright Horizons educators. Read "Blueberries for Sal" with your child. Continue the fun by acting or drawing the story together
Let's PlayBox City
Let's Read TogetherBrown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? by Bill Martin, Jr.
Join Janette Seddion, a Bright Horizons education coordinator, as she reads and signs this beloved children's book.
Math CountsBuild a Dwelling
Social-EmotionalChalk Obstacle Course
Toddlers & preschoolers explore movement and self-regulation skills through this interactive chalk obstacle course activity.
Explore clouds in this open-ended activity that promotes relationship building, creativity, and imagination.
STEMCode a Traffic Sign
Science RocksColor Mixing
Clean color mixing in a ziplock bag, and teaches problem solving as children test different ways to make colors.
Math CountsColorful Salt Tray Numbers
Math CountsCounting my neighborhood
Yoga + MindfulnessDaily Relaxation
Language WorksEarth Day Word Cards
Free printable card game to help kids match emotions to pictures. Encourages expression and regulation of emotion in children.
Let's PlayExploring Water
Read "Harry the Dirty Dog" and play some engaging water games.
Science RocksFly Me to the Moon
Science meets art in this activity that teaches science concepts about space through a variety of hands-on activities.
Family CookingFruit Smoothies
In this recipe children will count and measure fruit ingredients, observe them blend from solid to liquid and learn about healthy foods.
Let's PlayGoing on a Trip Pretend Play
Preschoolers learn about transportation as they pretend to go on a bus, boat, or plane trip and write about their experiences.
Let's Read TogetherGus’s Garage by Leo Timmers
Toward a Better WorldHappy Heart Walk
Let’s sing! Get “hello mello” with Bright Horizons teacher Brandon, his guitar, and a sing-along about how nice it is to see friends.
Caring MattersHelp for Our Helpers
Math CountsI Spy Numbers
Toddlers and preschoolers learn number identification through this interactive math game.
MovementIf You're Happy and You Know It
At-home music activity for kids from Bright Horizons educators. Watch the video, sing and dance to with us to "If You're Happy and You Know It."
STEMLand, Air, and Water Sort
Art SmartLet’s Make a Sculpture
Designing 3D sculpture installations.
Let's Read TogetherLibrary Lion
Book recommendation by Bright Horizons educators. Watch or read "Library Lion" with your child. Pretend to be librarian with your own library at home.
STEMLight It Up
At-home STEM activity for preschoolers with materials you already have. Turn blocks, flashlights and cameras into great low-prep STEM learning tools.
Language WorksLight Table Letters
Parents of preschoolers can build or use a lightbox for this fun hands-on letter learning activity that improves preschool reading skills.
Language WorksLittle Bear Goes to the Moon
Children develop an understanding of books and text as they explore and interact with Little Bear Goes to the Moon.
Art SmartMake Kinetic Sand
Open-ended art & sensory activity video teaches children how to make their own kinetic sand/moon sand.
Let's Read TogetherMake Way for Ducklings
Toward a Better WorldMaking Birdseed Cookies
Toddlers, preschoolers, and school-age children make birdseed cookies.
Toward a Better WorldMaking Memories and Friends
Read a classic book by Mem Fox & Julie Vivas, and do some friendship activities.
Family CookingMaking Playdough
Making playdough out of ingredients found in the kitchen.
Let's PlayMaking Tap Shoes
Math CountsMarshmallow Building
Preschoolers get hands-on fun building 3D shapes with marshmallows or clay to begin to learn about shapes and spatial learning.
Virtual Field TripMega Coaster
Preschool & school age children explore the concept of motion as they take a ride on Six Flag's Mega Coaster.
Science RocksMelting Magic
Create colorful translucent sculptures with transformed plastic cups, in this activity where art meets science!
Science RocksMentos Geyser
Science experiment for preschool and school age children which displays a physical reaction when mixing mentos and soda.
Children learn about the moon through this interactive activity that promotes movement and large muscle development.
Math CountsMud Pies Big, Bigger, Biggest
Outdoor math activity for preschoolers. Get messy making and comparing mud pies in this low-prep messy at-home activity.
Art SmartMusical Spring
Language WorksMy New Friend is So Fun! By Mo Willems
A children's book read by Amy Berens
Virtual Field TripNational Gallery of Art
Preschool & school age children take an interactive virtual trip to the National Gallery of Art.
Art SmartNature Crowns
Create a nature crown out of collected natural items.
Art SmartNature Inspired Self-Portraits
New outdoor art project for kids. Spend time together outside to collect leaves, grass and other items to glue into a self-portrait.
Let's PlayNeighborhood Bingo
Language WorksNeighborhood Picture Book
Family CookingNo Bake Energy Bites
Family cooking & learning video for making energy bites. Nut-free recipe is safe for kids to make with adult supervision.
Virtual Field TripNorthern Lights
Virtual Field Trip for kids from Bright Horizons educators. Watch the video then use paints for an art project making your own northern lights.
This stuff can’t make up its mind ... is it a liquid or a solid?
MovementOpen Shut Them Song
Children follow simple commands, singing and moving to the song Open Shut Them.
Let's PlayOur Own Spaceship!
Dramatic play activity for preschoolers, encouraging development of creativity and imagination as children build and play with their own rocket ship.
Virtual Field TripOutside Nature Walk
For this field trip, join us on a nature walk to investigate the environment with the changing seasons.
Family CookingPancakes with Static Sandy
Family cooking & learning video for pancakes that is safe for children with adult supervision.
Toward a Better WorldPerspective Taking
This activity helps children consider other's point of view, and helps them adjust better to new situations
Art SmartPicture Spring
Art SmartPlay Dough Cars
Toddlers and preschoolers explore transportation, textures, and play dough.
Caring MattersProject Thank You
Let's PlayRain Cloud
Children explore and experiment with ramps, demonstrated by the featured video. Encourages children to demonstrate and understand cause-and-effect.
Yoga + MindfulnessRiver Flow
Yoga for kids online video shows how to move your body like a river. Watch the free video to learn to practice parent & child yoga poses at home.
Let's PlayRoadway/Hiking Path
Toddlers will enjoy having a simple roadway to roll things, in this easy to setup activity.
Yoga + MindfulnessRoll and Pose Yoga
Language WorksRubber Band Words
Caring MattersSend a Hug Around the World
How to stay connected with friends or relatives when staying home? Mail a hug with this free parent-led art project from Bright Horizons.
Children explore sensory vocabulary as they identify and talk about items they find in their environment.
Let's PlayShadow Puppets
Make shadow puppets with your kids as a fun no-prep at-home learning activity.
Art SmartShadow Sidewalk Chalk
Children use hands and fingers to creatively trace their shadow.
Toward a Better WorldSidewalk Chalk Love
Children develop increasing care for self, others, and the environment in this creative activity.
Let's PlaySidewalk Paint
Preschool and school-age children learn step by step indoor/outdoor soccer drills.
Language WorksSound Map
Hone senses and writing skills as children make a sound map of your neighborhood.
Let's PlaySound Riddles
Preschool & School Age children build listening skills through this fun sound riddles activity.
Yoga + MindfulnessSpace Yoga
Video for children teaching a variety of yoga poses inspired by space.
Let's Read TogetherSplish, Splash, Ducky! by Lucy Cousins
Let's PlaySpring Scavenger Hunt
Virtual Field TripSpringtime on the Farm
For this field trip we visit a farm, meet some animals up close, and learn from a farmer about how a farm works!
Art SmartSquish Paint
Children learn about symmetry by squishing paint together.
Virtual Field TripStages Around the World
Preschool and School Age Children visit world famous theatre stages in this virtual field trip adventure.
Toward a Better WorldStargazing Around the World
Children take a global view of the night sky to observe, explore, & describe their environment to gain understanding of people, places, & things.
Art SmartStarry Night
Activity that encourages development of focus and attention as children explore the work of Vincent Van Gogh’s Starry Night
Math CountsSticky Notes Math
Scavenger hunt meets numbers and counting with this fun at-home math game!
MovementSticky Web Game
Sticky web is a fun indoor throwing activity without the risk of too many things breaking.
Language WorksStory Characters
Language WorksStory Fort
Let's PlayStrega Nona Pretend Play
Read Strega Nona and do some fun, simple literacy and imaginative play activities.
Let's Read TogetherThank You, Earth by April Pulley Sayre
Language WorksThe Hope is the Thing
Let's Read TogetherTidy by Emily Gravett
A children's book read by one of our Bright Horizons education and training specialists, Chandler Bruning.
Language WorksWhat’s Missing Memory Game
Preschoolers build focus and memory as they recall specific objects.
Let's Read TogetherWhen You Just Have to Roar by Rachel Robertson
Books and stories invite us into worlds we can only imagine. But they also increase our understanding of expectations in our own world.
Math CountsWindow Art
Yoga + MindfulnessYogi Says - Animals
Virtual Field TripYosemite
In this self-guided tour of Yosemite National Park, children will explore its many natural wonders
Art SmartYou Light Up My Table
Children use creativity and imagination as they explore and interact with paint and light.