Preschoolers (3-5 Years)

UAE Ministry of Education

04 April 2020

The UAE Ministry of Education has put together a range of developmentally appropriate activities for each age-group. Activities address the different domains of development such as the physical, social and emotional, language and communication and cognitive skills.

Activities to support your child’s development at home

وزارة بيةالت والتعليم ف دولة اإلمارات العربية المتحدة

.جمعت وزارة التربية والتعليم في دولة اإلمارات العربية المتحدة مجموعة من األنشطة المناسبة للتنمية لكل فئة عمرية. تتناول هذه األنشطة المجاالت المختلفة للتنمية مثل المهارات الجسدية, واإلجتماعية, والعاطفية, واللغة واإلتصال, والمهارات المعرفية

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01 April 2020

UAE Book subscription service:

Peekado (PAID)

This paid for subscription service allows you to build your home library or rent books monthly. 

Vooks (PAID)

Parents get one month free subscription to a streaming library of online read aloud story books. 

Storyline Online (FREE)

This resource streams videos featuring celebrity actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations. 

Digital Media

Parent Article: How do I start teaching media literacy to my preschooler?

Use age-appropriate ways to teach your preschooler about media literacy.

How do I start teaching media literacy to my preschooler? 


Reading Tips for Parents:

Here are some simple tips for parents and caregivers to help instill good reading skills in young children.

Tips for Parents

Read Aloud by Todd Parr: The Don’t Worry Book

Watch a celebrated children’s author read one of his favourite books out.

The Don’t Worry Book

Arts & Sensory Experiences

Parent Article: Meaningful Art Projects Parents Can Fit into a Busy Day

Art projects offer children and families creative ways to connect and build life-long memories.

Meaningful Art Projects Parents Can Fit into a Busy Day

Sand Playdough with Loose Parts

Experiment making sandcastles using this at home recipe to make playdough. Serve a cold drink for some dramatic play!

Sand Playdough with Loose Parts 

Physical Development

Indoor Games

Keep your child moving and active with a plethora of indoor games.

The Best Indoor Games

Yoga for Children: Frozen Inspired 

Help your child learn self-regulation by practicing these calming techniques in an Elsa inspired way!

Frozen Inspired 


Observing Plant Growth Using Bulbs

Grab a garlic bulb from the kitchen and observe its growth over time with your child. Talk about the stages of growth and use your camera phone to document the process.

Science for Kids: Observing Plant Growth Using Bulbs 

Tinkering Toys

Use these open ended construction materials to provide opportunities for your child to build problem-solving, spatial reasoning and cognitive skills

Homemade Tinker Toys 

Recipes To Try

Sweet Spinach Muffins

Try these “hulk” muffins as a healthy treat!

Carrot Cake Bliss Balls

A perfect snack item for your young ones. 

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