Educational Resources for 3-5 year olds:

Think Small has a program called ParentPowered Texts that families can sign up for. They text simple age-appropriate activities that people can do at home with their child to get them ready for Kindergarten. It’s available in 4 languages

Tinkergarten, a national resource, released a Fall Family PLAYbook to help your family THRIVE! It includes a step-by-step plan, video lessons for kids, and additional readings for parents or caregivers to learn more.

Created by mothers located in Rochester, MN, this resource is a must for a parent looking for subject matter related activities. From music to science this page will lead you to enriching activities for your family. (Resources for pre-K through college)

This is website is a hot spot for online and offline activities for children of all ages (0-21). This page allows the user to sort activities by age, place (indoor vs outdoor), screen usage, and level of parental involvement.

This link will take you to one of the most extensive pinterest boards for preschool activities that there is. With over 1000 pins, there’s sure to be an activity for every kid out there.

Check out various Pre-K worksheets and activities, designed by educators.

Apps For Education

Quick Math Jr

  • Ages: 4-8
  • Subject: Math
  • Platform: iOS

PBS Kids Video

Free (with local PBS channel)
  • Ages: 2-8
  • Subject: All subjects
  • Platform: iOS, Android

Khan Academy Kids

  • Ages: 2-7
  • Subject: All subjects
  • Platform: iOS, Android

Goodness Shapes

Cost $100
  • Ages: 0-4
  • Subject: Shapes, matching
  • Platform: iOS

Toca Hair Salon

Cost: $400
  • Ages: 3-7
  • Subject: Free Play
  • Platform: iOS, Android, Amazon