Here's the easiest homemade name puzzle that will teach your preschooler how to spell his name! Recognizing the name is a first step in early literacy. This puzzle is perfect for 3 year olds! - Teaching 2 and 3 Year Olds
With chalk paint or even just water! Washable Chalk Paint for Kids. Peyton and Handyn did this today and they had fun for hours. My backyard, fence, concrete, windows, and even the dogs are very colorful. Recommend to anyone with young kiddos.
Group Art Activity, "Tennis Ball Painting" (from Art & Creativity in Early Childhood Education) Another great example of play fostering socio-emotional development! In fact, many group activities will do so.