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ABCya!  Another place for free educational games for preschoolers is ABCya!. There are games on strategy, skills, numbers, letters, and holiday-themed games for Christmas, Easter, Valentine's Day, and others. You'll find preschool games like BINGO, letter tracing, connect the dots, letter matching, and pattern completion.

BabyTV  Due to the animations, simple speaking, and colorful images, BabyTV provides a great source of games for preschoolers and other young kids. The games are simple for children to play because they just require them to click on the highlighted items in the games in order to move thru the story line. This helps them associate spoken words with physical objects. In addition, you can find games that feature characters from certain TV shows. The Goodnight Show, Stella and Sam, Maya The Bee, Poppy Cat, and Nina's World are a few examples.

Boowa & Kwala   Boowa & Kwala have more than 500 games — sorting games, musical games, guessing games, decision games, hide and seek, mazes, puzzles, and many more — more than 50 songs, and a variety of stories for special occasions. Uptoten.com also features advice for parents, a toy store, and the Boowa and Kwala club.

CBeebies   Made by the BBC, CBeebies is the UK equivalent of PBS Kids  Made for kids 6 and under, it is a really fun, safe, educational place to play.

DANCE MAT TYPING It is never too early to begin teaching keyboarding, especially when you can use such a cute game as this BBC gem. The best part is, it is free! The kids love it. The program introduces kids to touch typing with fun challenging games. As the kids get older and more skilled they can advance from level one to level four. Who cares if your preschooler can’t do much more than home row, they might be the fastest typist in the first grade.

Disney Junior The Disney Junior website has a lot of great free games that are just for preschoolers! There are games that feature Handy Manny, Winnie the Pooh, Mickey Mouse, Lightening McQueen and more of your child's favorite Disney characters. There are some educational games here but most of them lean towards being just for fun. Also at Disney Junior are some activities (here) that you can download and print off for your preschooler, like for making a Mickey Mouse Clubhouse New Year top hat, Valentine's Day banner, Minnie & Daisy snowflake bow ornament, and lots of other fun things.

Fisher Price  As one of the leaders in children's products, Fisher Price also provides educational games and activities you and your preschooler can play together online. The site offers alphabet coloring pages, learning animal noises, shapes, numbers, ABCs, and more. Make story time extra special as you read the Little People's stories of Maggie, Sonya Lee, and Eddie to your kids.

FunBrain Jr.    Another place for free preschool games is FunBrain Jr., which is a part of theFunBrain website. There isn't a huge selection of games here, but the ones they do have make it a fun place to learn.At the bottom of the FunBrain Jr. website are categories for math, reading, likeBalloon Blow-Up, Treehouse Builder, Rhyme Time, and Letter Splash. There's also a section for printable activities like Connect the Dots, Trace the Letters, and What's Different?

CBC Kids  CBC Kids (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation) has lots of free preschool games to engage children in gameplay while learning the ABCs, numbers, and more. This website also has some find & match games to help exercise the child's memory, as well as dozens of large, printable drawings for offline coloring. One example of a game at CBC Kids is Art Machine, which is perfect for preschoolers because it's both fun and educational. They get to color an animal by just clicking on it, and the name of the animal is in large enough letters to help them associate the word to the picture. 

Kids' Pages Kid's Pages is a preschool website that has free games but also flashcards, stories, worksheets, coloring pages, puzzles, riddles, jokes, and more - plenty of things to keep your little ones busy! Staying occupied isn't the only advantage of Kids' Pages because the games are not only fun but also educative. There are over 200 free preschool games at Kids' Pages.

Learning Games For Kids A handful of free preschool games are available here at LearningGamesForKids.com. Some of them are probably a bit too hard for a preschooler but there are several that are perfect.Many of these preschool games are educational, like the matching games that involve colors and letters. There are also some songs listed in these games that are played along with a video.

NickJr.com transports your preschooler into his/her favorite shows like Bubble Guppies, Wonder Pets!, Max & Ruby, Dora the Explorer, and more. He/She can play games, go on adventures, and create crafts with her favorite characters. There is a family section with health tips, vacation ideas, recipes, how-to videos, and more.  

PBS Kids   PBS Kids has free preschool games that feature your child's favorite PBS Kids characters. You'll find Sesame Street, Arthur, Curious George, Super Why, Bob the Builder, and more show-themed games here. All of the games are educational and teach skills like memory, letters, math, puzzles, problem solving and more. They're categorized for easy browsing in sections for science, music, holiday, spelling, rhyming, etc. There's also a dedicated portion of PBS Kids setup just for some more difficult games.

Plcadome Elementary School This is a  a one-stop shop for all your preschool games, this website is a compilation of fun games and activities from all over the web. This school has done a nice job of assembling a “best of the web” list of games and resources. If your preschooler is looking for a challenge, then grab a mouse and sit them down for hours of fun (of course not all at the same time)! Curriculum is divided into six topics: art and coloring, colors, general links, language arts, math, and holidays and seasons.

Sesame Street   Sesame Street has got a ton of great free preschool games that feature your child's favorite Sesame Street characters. You'll find games here that teach children shapes, numbers, letters, feelings, music, science, disabilities, self confidence and much much more! A great bonus to this site is that they have a "Play Together" parent tip for each game. This is an offline activity that you can do with your child in connection with the game.

Sheppard Software Preschool  Interactive and animated preschool and kindergarten activities on shapes, colors, animals, numbers, the alphabet and more. Colorful and fun for kids, with sound.

Sprout Kids love Sprout for its fun games, easy crafts, and coloring pages that feature favorite characters from Sesame Street and Barney & Friends. The kids will really love the preschool games at Sprout. Follow the link  to find dozens of games for kids 2 and older, as well as free videos for the children to relax in front of.In the category section as well as below each game, are categories and age groups. You can browse for games built just for kids aged 2-3, 4-5, or 6+, as well as by category like Arcade, Puzzles, Memory, Math & Counting, and Letters & Spelling. Parents can sign up to learn about special programming, free live events, and new games and activities through Sprout's parent community.

STARFALL This is a favorite among early elementary teachers and parents alike. Starfall is a great educational site for young children learning their ABC's or starting to read. All of the free preschool games at Starfall help teach your child to read! There are four levels of games here - ABCs, Learn to Read, It's Fun to Read, and I'm Reading.This site is laid out a little bit differently than other sites that have free online preschool games. The games are meant to be played in a particular order and in and of themselves are supposed to be able to teach your child how to read.The activities are interactive and simple, and make learning fun. Toddlers can also keep their baby sign language fresh with the sign language lessons offered. They have online books (free, of course), that will highlight each word as a narrator reads aloud to your child. There is also an animated ABC section that is completely appropriate for preschoolers. Need to give your little one extra practice with sounds and emergent reading activities? Starfall is the place to go.

Thomas & Friends You'll only find a handful of free preschool games at Thomas & Friends but they're so much fun! There aren't very many educational games here but the games are big and bright and your preschooler will have a blast playing them. Plus, there are several free Thomas & Friends videos for the kids to watch. Parents can visit this link to see some other activities they can do with their kids, plus to print Thomas & Friends coloring pages for some offline fun.

Treehouse TV Treehouse has got some very fun free preschool games online that features all sorts of kids' TV characters. Just click on a character and then you'll see a list of games and printable coloring sheets that feature that character. You can also choose games by skill level. There are both educational and fun games here at Treehouse - enough to keep your preschooler occupied for an afternoon!

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