Great Gifts for Preschoolers

What age is considered a preschooler?

First of all, what is considered a preschooler? A preschooler is a toddler that is not yet old enough to officially go to school, but they can go to preschool or pre-k. Typically they are from 3 years of age to 5 years of age.

Preschoolers are little sponges and eager to learn new things. They are also starting to understand how to manage their big emotions. Any gifts that promote development or encourage getting in touch with feelings is a great present.

What are preschoolers learning?

In preschool kids will develop important social skills, learn to write their name, recognize letters, numbers, colors, and shapes.

This will most likely be their first experience in a classroom environment. This will also be the first time they are taught how to behave in the classroom or an environment away from their parents.

I was terrified when my daughter first started preschool. It turned out I was way more scared than she was. She loves school and enjoys learning new things. I am about to fill out an application for my son to now start preschool in the upcoming school year.

I’m sure I will go through all the same scared emotions I was feeling with my daughter when my son starts too. I want him to be as prepared as possible for becoming a preschooler.

The following gifts are perfect for preparing a toddler for preschool. These gifts are also favorites of a child that may currently be a preschooler.

Gifts for Preparing a Preschooler

Toys to teach fine motor skills and concentration.

These gifts are wonderful for teaching toddlers fine motor skills. They will love using their hands to create new things. All of these toys provide hours of fun to kids 2-5 years of age.

EMIDO 40 Pieces Jumbo Nuts Bolts Toy, STEM Toy, Kids Educational Enlightenment Toys, Occupational Therapy Autism,Safe Material for Kids - Matching Fine Motor Toy for Toddlers Preschoolers
  • Preschooler learn how to match shapes & colors and start to develop...
  • Complete fine motor skills toy inspired by Montessori learning....
  • 20 Complete Plastic Nuts and Bolts Set - 40 Pieces - Includes 4...
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Melissa & Doug Basic Skills Puzzle Board - Wooden Educational Toy
  • BASIC SKILLS DEVELOPMENTAL TOY: The Melissa & Doug Basic Skills Board...
  • 6 REMOVABLE PIECES: This activity board for preschoolers features 6...
  • IDEAL FOR PRACTICING FINE MOTOR SKILLS: Our Melissa & Doug life skills...
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Learning Resources Super Sorting Pie - 68 Pieces, Ages 3+ Toddler Fine Motor Toy, Preschool Learning Games, Develops Counting and Color Recognition, Pretend Play Food, Kids Tweezers
  • LEARN & PLAY: Fruity pie teaches early number skills, patterning,...
  • KIDS TONGS DEVELOP FINE MOTOR SKILLS: Jumbo tweezers reinforce fine...
  • This colorful counting pie includes 60 counters (7 fruits in 5...
Coogam Toddler Fine Motor Skill Toy, Clamp Bee to Hive Matching Game, Montessori Wooden Color Sorting Puzzle, Early Learning Preschool Educational Gift Toy for 3 4 5 Years Old Kids
  • PRE-SCHOOL EDUCATIONAL PROP: The toy set include a beehive,7 bees, a...
  • HAND-EYE COORDINATION: Each bee corresponds to a hive, children can...
  • COLOR SORTING AND COUNTING : Matching activities learn the colors and...
HABA Town Maze Magnetic Puzzle Game - Learning & Education Toys for Preschoolers
  • The object of this fun travel game is to help the colored balls find...
  • Watch out! Some of the roadways are blocked! These STEM toys help...
  • These Montessori toys foster concentration and strategic thinking as...
Coogam Wooden Magnetic Fishing Game, Fine Motor Skill Toy ABC Alphabet Color Sorting Puzzle, Montessori Letters Cognition Preschool Gift for Years Old Kid Early Learning with 2 Pole
  • MAGNETIC FISHING GAME : This simple and adorable fishing game offers...
  • Safe Wooden Toy: This Toddler Fishing Magnetic Toy is made of high...
  • Creative Way to Learn: The Magnetic Wooden Fishing Game is a great...
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Lite-Brite Ultimate Classic Retro and Vintage Toy, Gift for Girls and Boys, Ages 4+
  • Updated Lite-Brite Ultimate Classic is now brighter then ever with a...
  • Inspires creativity and helps develop fine motor skills & hand-eye...
  • Battery-powered LED bulbs light up the screen 4 different ways for a...
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3 Bees & Me Jumbo Lacing Beads | Threading Toys for Toddlers and Kids Age 3, 4, 5 Years Old and Up | Fine Motor Activities for Preschool | 50 Large Beads and Strings
  • DEVELOP THEIR FINE MOTOR SKILLS - Toddlers and preschoolers are still...
  • FUN WAY TO TEACH COLORS & SHAPES - Colors are some of the first things...
  • KEEPS 'EM ENTERTAINED FOR HOURS - If you're looking for fine motor...

Books to prepare kids for preschool.

Going to school for the first time can be scary for toddlers. These books have stories that help them understand how fun it will be to try new things and meet new friends. Books are also great gifts to put into Christmas Eve boxes for your kids.

Educational toys for pre-Preschoolers.

These toys help prepare them for all the great things they are going to be learning in school. This will help them feel more prepared once they start going to school. They will be learning while having fun with these toys.

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Melissa & Doug Shape Sorting Cube - Classic Wooden Toy With 12 Shapes
  • CREATIVE SORTING GAME FOR KIDS: The Melissa & Doug Shape-Sorting Cube...
  • CLASSIC LEARNING ACTIVITY: This ever-popular shape and color activity...
  • STURDY WOODEN CONSTRUCTION: Melissa & Doug early development toys are...
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Kidzlane Egg Toy for Kids and Toddlers | Count & Match Educational Egg Shape Toy | Teaches Colors, Numbers and Fine Motor Skills | Pretend Egg Baby Puzzle
  • TERRIFIC TODDLER LEARNING TOY 🎨: 12 charming eggs in a carton will...
  • GAIN BASIC LIFE SKILLS 🎨: Start building smart minds with the right...
  • DURABLE CASE INCLUDED 🎨: Made with top quality child-safe...
VTech Touch and Teach Elephant, Purple (Amazon Exclusive)
  • Toy book has 16 interactive story book pages; explore letters, shapes...
  • Early education center has 150 songs, melodies, sounds and phrases;...
  • Press the 8 animal and number buttons on the learning toy to learn...
VTech Write and Learn Creative Center , White
  • Learning toy magnetic drawing board provides a fun way to get a head...
  • Pre-K learning toy has animated Demonstrations that allow children to...
  • Doodler allows toddlers to customize the creative center with your...
Melissa & Doug Upper & Lower Case Alphabet Letters Wooden Puzzle (52 pcs)
  • 52-piece wooden alphabet puzzle with brightly colored uppercase and...
  • 18” x 12” x .05” sturdy wooden puzzle board
  • Pictures under pieces for easy matching and enhanced learning...
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Melissa & Doug Self-Correcting Alphabet Wooden Puzzles With Storage Box (52 pcs)
  • EDUCATIONAL ALPHABET LETTER PUZZLE: The Melissa & Doug Self-Correcting...
  • SELF-CORRECTING PUZZLE: “Self-correcting” means each piece has...
  • SOLID WOODEN STORAGE BOX: Melissa & Doug ABC picture board pieces can...
AOLIGE 8Pcs Wooden Jigsaw Puzzles Animal Educational Toys for Toddlers Kids Pegged Puzzles 1 2 3 Years Old
  • ★ [Safe and interesting puzzle]: BPA-free, high-quality...
  • ★【Best Gifts for Children】: AOLIGE Toddler puzzles are an...
  • ★【Color Shape Recognition】: These animal block puzzles come in a...
Revanak Wooden Educational Preschool Toddler Toys for 1 2 3 4 5 Year Old Boys Girls Shape Color Recognition Geometric Board Blocks Stack Sort Chunky Puzzles Kids Children Baby Non-Toxic Toy
  • Build early shape, color and size differentiation skills: it can...
  • Encourages hand-eye coordination and imaginative play: This is a...
  • NON-TOXIC and safe to use, They are all non-toxic, BPA Free, Lead...

Perfect gifts for Preschoolers

Educational toys for Preschoolers

These toys allow your preschooler to continue learning at home during playtime. They will be able to put the skills they are learning in school to use with all of these engaging activities.

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Educational Insights GeoSafari Jr. My First Kids Microscope Toy, Preschool Science, STEM Toy, Gift for Boys & Girls, Ages 3+
  • INTRODUCTORY SCIENCE TOOL: The perfect first microscope for kids!...
  • MAGNIFY UP TO 8x: Examine everything from a rock to a piece of pizza...
  • SUPPORTS STEM: Introduce toddlers and preschoolers to a scientific...
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Kizh Wooden Letter and Number Construction Activity Set Educational Preschool Toys Shape Color Recognition Pegboard Sorter Set Board Blocks Stack Sort for Toddler Kids Boys Girls Non-Toxic Toy
  • ❤【INSPIRES CREATIVITY】Stacking Blocks Contains 26 pieces,7...
  • ❤【BENEFIT FOR KID】This is a traditional teaching Montessori...
  • ❤【EASY TO GRASO】:7 different lengths of wood blocks Perfect...
Skoolzy Alphabet Learning Toys Peg Board Set - Flower Garden Building Toys - ABC Puzzle Educational Toy for Toddlers, Preschool - Montessori Alphabet Letters Fine Motor Skills Ages 3+ (58pc)
  • Introduce toddlers to their ABCs with the SKOOLZY alphabet letters...
  • Introduce toddlers to their ABCs with the SKOOLZY alphabet letters...
  • MONTESSORI TOYS FOR TODDLERS: As toddlers stack SKOOLZY letter flowers...
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CoolToys Monkey Balance Cool Math Game for Girls & Boys | Fun, Educational Children's Gift & Kids Toy STEM Learning Ages 3+ (64-Piece Set)
  • COOL MATH GAME: This game teaches basic counting and beginning math...
  • INTERACTIVE LEARNING: Monkey Balance is perfect for children ages 3...
  • EASY SET-UP + INSTRUCTIONS: Monkey Balance has everything kids and...
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GILI Flower Garden Building Toys, Build a Bouquet Sets for 3, 4, 5, 6 Year Old Toddler Girls, Arts and Crafts for Little Kids Age 3yr Up, Best Top Christmas Birthday Gifts for Creativity Play (120PCS)
  • BPA Free: This flower building toy is made with Eco-Friendly & BPA...
  • Easy for Kids Clean & Storage: Can washed by hands or dishwasher....
  • Educational Tool: Knowing the parts & composition of plants. Vibrant...
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Melissa & Doug My First Daily Magnetic Calendar
  • Daily magnetic calendar: The Melissa & doug my magnetic daily calendar...
  • Two fabric hinged dry erase boards: This kids’ daily calendar comes...
  • Encourages communication: Our Melissa & doug daily calendar encourages...
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KID K’NEX – Budding Builders Building Set – 100 Pieces – Ages 3 and Up – Preschool Educational Toy
  • 100 COLORFUL PIECES – The K’NEX Budding Builders Building Set...
  • 50 BUILDING IDEAS – This building set will let your children create...
  • REUSABLE STORAGE TUB – This building set comes in a plastic tub for...

Great books for Preschoolers

Preschoolers are just starting to learn how to engage with others in a classroom environment. These books are perfect for them. These stories allow them to see how it is okay to have big feelings and what to do in situations that may seem overwhelming or difficult.

Tools to help Preschoolers

These tools are great for preschoolers to practice at home. When kids have fun learning and do it all the time they will enjoy school for years to come. Help them see what a great adventure learning can be with these awesome tools.

Channie's Dry Erase Alphabet/Number Flash Cards, 5.5W x 4.25 L x 0.25H, White, Model:B500
  • Perfect for Elementary School Children
  • Great Resource for Special Education and Homeschools
  • Upper cases comes with green cards, lower cases comes with blue cards,...
Playskool Flash Cards Value Pack - Alphabet/First Words/Shapes & Colors/Numbers PreK - K
  • Ideal for preschool and primary school ages
  • Value pack
  • 4 titles: Alphabet, First Words, Shapes and Colors, and Numbers
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School Zone - Big Preschool Workbook - 320 Pages, Ages 3 to 5, Colors, Shapes, Numbers, Early Math, Alphabet, Pre-Writing, Phonics, Following Directions, and More (School Zone Big Workbook Series)
  • WORKBOOKS - Writing in workbook pages, as opposed to typing on a...
  • AMAZING - BIG Preschool Workbook is packed with 300+ colorful...
  • RESULTS - Our learning materials have helped educate three generations...
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Melissa & Doug Smarty Pants Preschool Card Set Educational Activity With 120 Brain-Building Questions, Puzzles, and Games
  • EDUCATIONAL CARD SET FOR PRESCHOOLERS: The Melissa & Doug Smarty Pants...
  • DEVELOPED WITH EDUCATORS: Our educational toys have been developed...
  • WHIMSICAL DESIGN: Melissa & Doug learning games are created with a...
Colorful Educational Flash Cards for Kids with Words, Alphabet, Numbers (3 Pack)
  • Educational Flash Cards: Make learning fun and teach your children...
  • Great Motivational Tool: You can encourage your child to learn through...
  • High Quality: These cards are laminated so that they’re easy to hold...
Melissa & Doug Scissor Skills and Tape Activity Books Set
  • CREATIVE ACTIVITY SET: The Melissa & Doug Scissor Skills and Tape...
  • MULTIPLE WAYS TO HAVE FUN: This kids’ activity set offers children...
  • HELPS DEVELOP SKILLS: Like other Melissa & Doug art and activity kits,...
5 IN 1 STEM Learning Toys - 227PCS Building Block Set with Pegboard Toy Drill Button Screw Driver Tool Kits, DIY Educational Engineering Construction Puzzle Games Toys Gift for Kids Boys Girls Ages 3+
  • 📦227 Pcs Building Set: This 227 pcs building toy comes with nail...
  • 👍STEM Educational Kit: As a STEM educational kit, this set can...
  • 🧑‍🤝‍🧑A Portable Drilling Toy: At home, your kids can play...

These gifts are perfect for any toddler or preschooler. Preschoolers are very eager to learn and show off their new skills as well. They also love teaching other kids at school things they have learned at home.

These gifts are sure to help your preschooler or soon-to-be preschooler enjoy school and look forward to going day after day. Learning should be fun for a preschooler, and these gifts can make that happen. Before you know it, your child will be holding the First Day of Kindergarten Sign.

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