10 No-Cost, Screen-Free Activities to Play with Your Preschooler


Getting Back to Basics

Have you ever noticed how kids tend to have fun with things as simple as a cardboard box? It's true.

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) report on the importance of play explains that inexpensive toys such as blocks, balls, jump ropes and buckets are more effective in allowing children to be imaginative and creative than more expensive toys that may be out of reach for many parents.

​So, why not take that cardboard box and play with them?

Here are ten ideas that your preschooler will adore.

https://www.healthychildren.org/English/ages-stages/preschool/nutrition-fitness/Pages/Motor-Activity-and-Self-Play.aspx

Bonus: You don't need much time or expensive lessons or toys to participate in any of the activities listed!

Featured Posts
Recent Posts
Archive
Search By Tags
Follow Us
  • Facebook Basic Square
  • Twitter Basic Square
  • Google+ Basic Square
Copyright © 2016 Marin Child Care Council. All rights reserved.
  • Facebook - White Circle
  • Pinterest - White Circle

555 Northgate Drive, Suite 105

San Rafael, CA 94903 

Tel: 415.472.1092 

Fax: 415.472.2805

Staff Directory

Hours of Operation:

Main Office:

Monday - Thursday 8am to 4pm

Friday 8am to 3pm 

Resource and Referral Office:

Monday - Friday 9am to 3pm

 

* Scheduling accommodations made by appointment only*