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.


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

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