Creative Preschool Activities
120+ simple ideas, designed for ages 2 & older with just 15 minutes max prep time! Try these 5 for free!
Flower power for fun! Preschool ingenuity and hand-eye coordination grow in this recycled garden. Ages 3 years & up.
Musical amusement is yours with 1, 2, 3 ingredients! This DIY instrument gives early math, science & small motor skills lots of rhythmic practice. Ages 2 years & up.
Bring a rainbow to life with your child’s imagination. Explore color, foster creativity and exercise large motor skills at the same time! Ages 2 years & up.
Rock, roll & print with marbles! This unconventional way of painting energizes hand-eye coordination and divergent thinking. Ages 4 years & up.
Boldly recycle and go where no preschooler has gone before! This DIY costume takes your child’s creativity and small motor skills into orbit. Ages 3 years & up.
Early Education Articles
Get practical ways to optimize early learning with curated weekly guides & 90+ articles. Read these 5 for free!
Your child’s success depends on their ability to be a creative thinker and doer. Today we share 4 skills essential to creativity plus easy ways to help them to grow.
Say goodbye to toys that are ignored after a few uses! Today we’ve got eight easy rules for purchasing preschool toys that are built to last and to engage your child’s creativity.
Planning a day for young children is a challenge, but it is possible! Get 7 early education fundamentals to help make your daily preschool plan smooth sailing.
Making time to do & discuss things with your preschooler is the most effective method for their early learning. Get 4 easy, everyday ways you can plan active learning experiences.
Your scribbler can make their first, basic form … circles! Here’s how to recognize and encourage your preschooler’s next big step towards writing.
Fit your child's unique growth by age, activity type, skills & more! Try the free Child Development Guide.
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Mary Mayesky Holroyd, Ph.D. & Claire Holroyd, Co-founders
Mary and Claire are a mother-daughter team dedicated to bringing families simple ways to discover and invest in their children’s early learning and creativity. Mary’s 40+ years as an author, award-winning educator at Duke University and North Carolina's State Day Care Program Director makes sure that all of Skilly-do’s fun is full of learning. Claire’s 20 years of producing global, digital services with Playstation Network and Qualcomm is at work making Skilly-do delightful, trustworthy, and easy to use. Read more about us and how Skilly-do started here.
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