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What are the Best 27 Preschool Learning Activities to Get best Academic Performance in childhood



The primary skills and behaviors begin to develop in early childhood. The child begins to start learning just after his birth when he starts crying, hearing, moving and listening. It is the primary parental and childcare provider responsibility to develop the basic learning skills in children. Parents provide constructive preschool opportunities before child enrollment in the school. There are following preschool activities for the preschool child to develop and improve the primary skills in children.

  • Recite the Nursery Rhymes to Child

The child starts to learn through hearing and listening. Parents  Choose the beautiful and attractive rhymes which child can sing easily. They should recite nursery rhymes for the child when the child ready to hear.  It is an enjoyable exercise and the child feels pleasure in this activity.  This activity helps the child to develop the reading, speaking and language skills in early childhood.

  • Reorganization of Picture or Image

 Show the Pictures and ask the child to recognize the picture.  For example, Parents show the picture and asks the child what is this? Child answer that this is an apple. This exercise helps the Child to improve reading skills and this exercise should start from one to two hours of age.  The child becomes able to start reading when he begins to see the pictures and turns the pages.

  • Look at the Mood of Child

It is important to understand that child always cannot concentrate on the learning process. He needs some rest for the next activity. Parents must teach him when he wants to learn and ask something when a child feels easy to response.  

  • Reorganization of Letters

The child starts to recognize the images in early childhood. Letter and numbers also are the types of images. The child starts to recognize the shapes of the words in early childhood. For example, the child must identify the shape of S and parents ask the child to find out the letter S from magazine or newspaper.

  • Planting Seeds  at Home

Provide the opportunities to develop responsible behavior in early childhood. The child should plant few seeds in a pot or in the garden.  This activity motivates the child to collect information about plants and caring strategies. It makes the child responsible and sensible.

  • Provide the Opportunities to Visit Public Places 



 Parents should visit the supermarket, historical places, airport, post office and museum with their children. The child learns new ideas,  and public dealing during the visit to public palaces.  Parents should provide the opportunities to ask questions about the visit and answer them politely. These visits help to develop the social skills in early childhood.

  •  Visit Zoo and Farm

 Surrounding environment play a key role in the child learning process. The child sees the different types of animals during the visit to zoo such as cows, lion, zebra, and pigs. Observation is one of the most important methods to learn new ideas. The child identifies the animals and learns several concepts.

  • Watch the Learning Television Program

Watching learning programs is one of the most important ways to learn in early childhood. Parents should take some time to watch the television program  (child cartoon movies) with their children. This activity also helps to develop the cognitive and non- cognitive skills in children. 

  • Buy a Pet for your Child

  It is a very healthy activity for child learning. When parents acquire a pet and child starts to get information about the pit.  Parents must provide valuable information about the caring strategies of pet. The child starts to learn and get some valuable experiences.

  • Provoke the Child’s New Interest

 Child interest always changes with his age and experiences. Parents must follow the new experience, interest, and thinking of children. Parents should take some time to discuss with the child about his interest.  Create learning activities according to the child’s interest. 

  • Play a Listening Game

This game is important for skill development. Request the child to close eyes and explain the sound which he heard inside or outside the door. Sounds should be changed in different time in a day. This activity increases the child ability to recognizing the different sounds.

  • Play Touch Game

Put some kitchen items on a bench or table and ask the child which item feels cool, warm, rough and soft. Touch game help to learn many concept and new ideas.

  • Questions to your Child about Smell

Ask the child about the different types of smells. For example, ask the child what his father's perfume smell? What do you smell from your mother’s perfumes?   What do you smell cooking? What foods smell sweet?

  • Teach about Size (Clear the concept of big and small, long and short, fat and thin)

Put the different size of objects on the table and ask the child which is longer and which is the smaller. This game helps to understand the concept between big and small, tall and short and fat and thin.

  • Teach about Shapes

  Ask the child to search for the different shapes at the home. The child should search and find out the different types of shapes such as square, circle, and triangle.  Parents must help to find out the shapes and draw them.

  •  Counting Activity

Counting practice is an important practice for the development of numeracy skills in early childhood. The child tries to count apples in the basket, stairs at home. Count the chair in the room, count the cups and plates on the table. This is the very helpful method to learn the numbers in early childhood.

  • Play Observational Games

Ask the child to find out the thing which has two legs. This task requires thinking to find out the things which have two legs. Parents also ask to find out the thing which has a red color in the room. 

  • Ask the Name of Picture



Show the chart and ask the child to point out the name of the specific picture. For example, you can ask the child where is an apple in this book and child must circle the apple.

  • Play the “Alike and Different” Game (Choosing Similar Pictures)

This is an intellectual game in which a child uses his brain to choose similar pictures from many pictures. Put items in the chart or on the table in pairs and ask the child to chose the alike (similar) from the chart.

  • Listen and Name the Beginning Sound (Which Object Start with the same letters)

Say the first letter of the picture and ask the child to find out others names which start with the same letter. For example, Parents say the name “Mother” and ask the child to find other names which start with the “M” such as Monkey, Moon, and Mountain.

  • The trip to the Bookstore

Take time to visits bookshop with your child. Let your child choose one of his favorite books and allow him to purchase the book. This activity develops the reading habit in the early age.

  • Try to Cook Simple Food 

 Help the child to cook some simple food. He begins to start read the recipes or watch videos to learn about cooking. This activity may help to improve the reading, social and problem-solving skills in childhood.

  • Visit to the Public Library

Take time to visit children library when the child reached three or four years of his age.  He feels pride and learns many things during the visit to the library. The child builds relation and interacts with another child during the visit and learns social norms. Parents should let him select some welcome book or child magazine and help him to turn the pages easily.  

  • Ask the child to find out Particular Picture and past it in Blank Sheets

Child finds the Picture that starts with S and finds out other picture which starts with the same latter. Cut all those pictures which start with same letters and past them in the blank sheets. Parents must encourage the child to continue this practice with other letters in the same way.

  • Use a Computer Keyboard for Typing

 Parents provide the opportunities to explore the keyboard.  The child starts to recognize the letters and write his name.

  • Explore the New words to Increase the Child’s Vocabulary

  It is parental and teacher responsibility to explore the new word and perfect pronunciation to the child. Parents try to give two or three words daily and child try to pronounce and remember them. This activity helps to increase the child vocabulary gradually.

  • Play a Look-Alike Game (Find out the same letters)

Write or print out mixed letters on a sheet, like H M T M T P H and ask the child to circle same letters. Continue this practice in different ways to learn the child.
  
There are many other activities and techniques for preschool children. This article only focuses on only some effective preschool activities. It is well established that child preschools achievement has had great effects on later academic achievements. Skills start to develop from early childhood. It is parental and institutional responsibility to perform their responsibilities to improve the child skills.



Sources
  • Foust, Betty Jean, Helping Your Child to Read, Office of State LibraryNorth Carolina Department of Art, Culture and History Raleigh, North Carolina 27611 1973.
  • Preschool Curriculum framework, Shasta County, Office of Education, to the Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC)" 1989. 





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