Are you planning an “All About Me” theme for your preschooler? These fun activities covering science, literacy, math, art, and sensory play will be great additions to any unit.
With these hands-on activities, preschoolers will playfully learn about their body, their name and age, their family, their interests, and their emotions.
All About Me Activities for Preschoolers
Preschoolers will have fun learning all about themselves with these 25 “All About Me” activities while playfully developing fine motor skills, math skills, literacy skills, and science knowledge.
These All About Me activities are the perfect opportunity to give your preschooler’s vocabulary a boost. Did you know that in a typical Kindergarten classroom, there is a difference in vocabulary between students of 4000 words?! As you can imagine, the child with a large vocabulary has countless advantages. Luckily, boosting vocabulary is easy with two magic ingredients: talking and play!
This is exactly what Play into Kindergarten Readiness is all about. With 20 minutes of play a day, we get our preschooler set up to soar! One of the themes within Play into Kindergarten Readiness is All About Me! If you love these ideas, you are going to love the simplicity of opening your coursebook and having your one activity already planned out for you each and every day.
You can check out Play into Kindergarten Readiness right here: Play into Kindergarten Readiness
Just before we dine into this blog post full of All About me crafts, activities, and more – be sure to grab your free number formation Cards Pack! This freebie is full of information and activities for teaching your preschooler his or her numbers:
Here are some more ideas for learning, “All About Me”
All About Me Science Activities
Heart, Lungs, Brain, Oh My! Activity. This fun science activity involves tracing your preschooler’s body on a large sheet of paper, hanging it up, and then using it to measure body parts and label the organs. It’s really simple, all you need is paper, markers, and scissors.
All About Me Preschool Science by Fantastic Fun & Learning. Preschoolers will learn all about their body with this labeling activity. You will need a large sheet of brown paper, markers, and the printable labels.
Exploring Fingerprints by Preschool STEAM. With this activity, preschoolers will learn that fingerprints are unique! For this science activity, you will need an ink pad, paper, and a magnifying glass.
Where is the Heart? Body Part Identification Game by Still Playing School. This game is a fun and playful way for preschoolers to learn the names of body parts. All you need is a heart sticker and some time to have fun!
My Body Measurement Activity by Turner Tots. For this science activity, preschoolers will measure and record the measurement of their body parts. It’s a fun, hands-on way for preschoolers to learn about measurement and their bodies.
All About Me Literacy Activities
Name Activities for Preschoolers. Preschoolers will learn all about the letters in the name and how to spell it with these simple, hands-on activities. Most of these activities require paper, markers and basic craft supplies.
Post-It Name Match by Busy Toddler. With this simple activity, preschoolers will learn to recognize their name. All you need is a large sheet of paper and some little post-it sticky notes with your child’s name written on them.
My Body Book By I Can Teach My Child. Parents and teachers can make this simple My Body book for their preschoolers using Ziploc bags and labeled photos of the child’s body parts. This is an excellent way to expose preschoolers to printed words.
Fingerprint Names by Happy Toddler Playtime. Preschoolers can learn to recognize and spell their names with this simple fine motor art project. All you need is some washable paint and a large sheet of paper with the child’s name written on it in large letters.
Find Your Name Activity by Days with Grey. Preschoolers will have fun searching for their name on a large scale word search made just for them! All you need is a large sheet of paper with your preschoolers’ names written all over it and markers.
All About Me Art Activities
Paper Plate & Button Self Portrait by No Time for Flashcards. These adorable self-portraits are easy for preschoolers to make for an About Me preschool theme. You will need paper plates, skin-tone crayons, and buttons!
Self Portrait Shadow Boxes by Meri Cherry. These Reggio-inspired self-portrait shadow boxes are so unique. For this art activity, you will need paint, markers, a box, and a black and white photo of each child.
Body Tracing Art Activity by The Artful Parent. Let your preschooler creativity run wild with this full-body self-portrait art project. All you need is some large paper and paints.
Body Tracing Self-Portrait Mirror Drawings by And Next Comes L. Preschoolers love to look at themselves in the mirror, and this art activity plays right into that obsession. For this activity, you will need a large mirror and window markers.
All About Me Collage by Early Childhood Scribbles. Preschoolers can make a collage all about them with pictures of their favorite things! For this art project, you will need magazines, scissors, and glue.
All About Me Math Activities
Fingerprint Patterns by Mrs. Plemons’ Kindergarten. Preschoolers will learn about making patterns with this fun fingerprint patterning activity. You will need paper and an ink pad of colors.
All About Me Math Race by Still Playing School. With this simple math activity, preschoolers will practice number recognition. All you need is an open area for running and foam numbers.
How Many Things Can Your Hand Hold? by Teach Preschool. With this fun, hands-on math activity, preschoolers will count how many items they can fit on a paper cut out of their hand. For this activity, you will need paper for the cutouts and a counting item, like little blocks.
About Me Family Counting Mats by Fun Learning for Kids. Preschoolers can practice counting with these fun family counting manipulatives and printable counting mats. They could also be used to count out the members of their family.
“All About Me” Math Activity by Preschool STEAM. With this activity, preschoolers will count how many people are in their family, create them with craft supplies and then build a house for them with building blocks.
All About Me Sensory Activities
All About Me Playdough Tray by Early Learning Ideas. Preschoolers will love making representations of themselves with this All About Me Playdough Tray. You will need playdough in a variety of skin tones as well as other craft materials to make their faces.
Name the Feelings Sensory Bin by Mrs. Plemons’ Kindergarten. Kids will learn about feelings with this simple sensory bin. You will need a plastic bin, sensory filler, and emotion eggs.
My Family Sensory Bin by Play Teach Repeat. Preschoolers will love finding hidden pictures of their family members in this simple sensory bin. All you need are some dried beans and family photos.
Photo Puzzles on the Light Table by Where Imagination Grows. Kids will love playing with homemade photo puzzles of themselves or their family on the light table! It’s a great opportunity to talk with preschoolers about themselves, their memories, and their family members.
Spell Your Name Sensory Bin by Fun Learning for Kids. Preschoolers can hunt for the letters in their name with this simple sensory bin. All you need is a bin, sensory filler like rice, and alphabet beads.
I hope these 25 All About Me preschool activities have inspired you to plan a fun, hands-on preschool unit full of playful learning activities!
And don’t forget … if you are tired of endlessly searching for preschool activities – it doesn’t have to be so hard. My preschool program, Play into Kindergarten Readiness has one 20-minute activity for you to enjoy with your preschooler every single day! Check it out right here:
Thank you so much for reading!
Adria L Janni says
Hi: Thank you for so many great ideas. We are working on All About Me theme this month as well. I have done some of these in the past. Look forward to implementing a few of your ideas like name search large scale, the handprint shapes and fill in with blocks – how many fit in each hand?, and finger print names.
Wonderful Adria! I am so happy some of these ideas are new to you and will work well. Thank you for letting me know!
Love the activities listed. Could see us having hours if fun while learning. Thank you !!
Wonderful Candace! I am so happy there are some good ideas here for you and yours. Thank you for joining me here!