At this age, preschoolers are starting to explore their imaginations and understand the idea of make-believe. Providing a variety of hats, scarves, dress-up clothes, and toys will help your preschooler express his creativity, while having fun and staying active.

Girl playing dress up with mothers clothes

Supplies List
  • Different style hats

  • Colorful scarves

  • Toys

  • Costumes (clothes from mom or dad’s closet will work great!)

  1. Place the different clothes and toys in a bin.

  2. Let your preschooler rummage through it and let her imagination fly.

  3. Encourage your child to tell the story of who she is and what she’s doing.

  4. Join the fun and dress up and play along too!

This activity helps your preschooler develop motor, language, creativity, vocabulary, and social-emotional skills.

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