Listening skills can be sometimes challenging to little ones, especially with the short attention span they have. The great news is, this skill can be practiced! These listening games for preschoolers are a fun way to help your kids work on their listening skills! These fun listening games can help younger children and toddlers develop the crucial skill which is listening. teach them to ignore distractions and have their whole body listening. plus these childhood games can also further develop, grammar, rhyming and phonics skills. And they are just a lot of fun!
Your kids will love how fun these games are, and you’ll love how they’re learning to listen!
Fun and Awesome Listening Games for Prechoolers
1. Classic Telephone Game
In a world of smartphones, your kids will love this classic telephone game from Kids Activities Blog!
2. Listen and Clean Up!
This simple listening game by Inspiration Laboratories is a great way to get kids excited about cleaning up!
3. Fun Treasure Hunt Game
This fun treasure hunt idea from Kids Activities Blog is a great way to learn to read a map! They’ll love listening to you as you give instructions towards the treasure!
4. Mystery Listening Game
Engage your child’s senses with this mystery listening game by Inspiration Laboratories!
5. Stoplight Game
Get your preschooler up and moving with this classic red light, green light game from Kids Activities Blog! Red light green ight is a great way for your children to become good listeners! this is an excellent activity for a small group of children or a large group.
6. Building Blocks Listening Game
This game by Hands On As We Grow uses toys your kids are familiar with to really test their listening skills! this game requires a lot of concentration and is good for developing fine motor skills as well as the communication process.
7. Smartphone Listening Game
Did you know you could use your phone to play a listening game with your kids? This idea from The Preschool Toolbox Game will show you how!
8. Fun Grid Maze
Your kids will learn to follow directions as they find their way through this grid maze game by Kids Activities Blog!
9. Awesome Chalk Game
For this activity from Little Hands, Big Work, your kids will draw a chalk game and then follow directions to play it!
Skip and listen!
10. Cool Mystery Soundbox Game
Test your child’s listening skills with this mystery soundbox game by Let’s Play Kids Music!
What sound is that?
11. Fun Sound Scavenger Hunt
Your preschooler will gain new awareness of the world around them as they do this sound scavenger hunt by Buggy and Buddy! This is a great listening activity which forces your child to develop good listening skills. great for any sized group of people.
Play this fun scavenger hunt!
12. Freeze Dance Game
Your kids won’t realize they’re learning to listen when they play this freeze dance game from Sing Dance Play Learn!
Ready, dance, freeze!
13. Teacher-Student Play
What will be the lesson for today, sir?
14. Dr. Seuss-Inspired Sound Hunt
This outdoor sound hunt by Inspiration Laboratories was inspired by a classic Dr. Seuss book! What a fun game to do with preschoolers! Great for young learners developing early listening skills
Find where the sound came from!
15. Sound Light Box Game
Cooperative play with a lightbox can be a great way to learn to listen to each other in this fun play idea by Royal Little Lambs!
Listen and play with sounds and lights!
16. Rhythm and Listening Game
This simple game from Let’s Play Music will help your preschooler learn rhythm and listening!
What an awesome game!
17. Fun Gross Motor and Listening Activity
This fun game by Don’t Panic Mom incorporates physical activity and listening skills! This is a fun activity younger kids as well as older children!
Listen and dance!
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Which awesome listening activity are you doing with your preschooler today?