Cognitive development activities for kids

Definition of cognitive development: Ability to gain meaning and knowledge from experience and information. Cognitive development includes learning, understanding, problem-solving, reasoning, and remembering. These activities encourage kids to develop their cognitive skills.

322 Cognitive development activities

Indoor Puddle Jumping

Game by: masamom

Ages: 24 to 60 months

Time: 15 mins

Enjoy mess-free puddle jumping inside on a rainy day.

What Color Car?

Game by: tinymont

Ages: 36 to 60 months

Time: 15 mins

This game can be played by children familiar with vehicles, such as construction, civil service and public transportation.

One For Each Concept

Arts & Crafts by: arjun

Ages: 36 to 60 months

Time: 10 mins

This activity teaches basic counting concepts as well as one-to-one pairing or correspondence.

Centipede's Song

Poems & Rhymes by: arjun

Ages: 12 to 60 months

Time:

A Rhyme about Centipede

About Me

Poems & Rhymes by: Susanna

Ages: 24 to 60 months

Time: 15 mins

A fill in the blank poem that you can customize for your child!

My Animal Flip Book

Arts & Crafts by: CREAA Academy

Ages: 30 to 60 months

Time: 35 mins

This activity will help your child to create his own flip book using old calendars from home.

Hot Desert

Experiments by: CREAA Academy

Ages: 48 to 60 months

Time: 30 mins

This activity helps the children to remember and learn about the animals that live in hot climate conditions like desert.

Favorite Library Book & Character Picture

Arts & Crafts by: masamom

Ages: 24 to 60 months

Time: 30 mins

Explore the library. Understand and appreciate picture books.

Farmers' Market Color Counting Game

Game by: masamom

Ages: 30 to 60 months

Time: 30 mins

Recognize fruits and vegetables and classify them by color.

Easter Egg Hunt

Game by: Susanna

Ages: 18 to 60 months

Time: 30 mins

Searching for eggs is a favorite Easter past-time.

Find the Animals

Game by: Susanna

Ages: 12 to 60 months

Time: 20 mins

A fun way to re-enforce the animal vocabulary that you and your child have discovered in books.

Interactive Map Mat

Game by: Susanna

Ages: 18 to 60 months

Time:

Introduce your child to maps and geography.

Catapult!

Game by: Susanna

Ages: 24 to 60 months

Time: 20 mins

Have fun launching small things across the room.

Craft a Clock

Arts & Crafts by: Susanna

Ages: 48 to 60 months

Time: 10 mins

Make a simple clock that you can use to introduce the subject of time.

Handprint Spider

Arts & Crafts by: masamom

Ages: 24 to 60 months

Time: 35 mins

Create a cute spider. Review the number 8.

Rainbow and Clouds

Arts & Crafts by: masamom

Ages: 24 to 60 months

Time: 35 mins

Practice color recognition while creating a spring craft.

Little Sooraj Learns To Help

Story by: Pooju

Ages: 24 to 60 months

Time: 10 mins

This story will let your child know that you are never too small to help!

American Flag

Arts & Crafts by: Bijou

Ages: 24 to 60 months

Time: 15 mins

Fine motor skills are developed through the creation of this patriotic art project.

Boxes and Lids

Game by: Susanna

Ages: 18 to 60 months

Time: 10 mins

Teach rudimentary math skills and motor skills with everyday household items.

Seasonal Collage

Arts & Crafts by: sumana

Ages: 24 to 60 months

Time: 30 mins

This activity helps the child understand images and activities associated with each season.