Under 10 minutes

50 Under 10 minutes activities

Little Bo Peep

Poems & Rhymes by: MotherGoose

Ages: 0 to 60 months

Time: 2 mins

Popular English nursery rhyme about a shepherdess who has lost her sheep.

Patty Cake

Poems & Rhymes by: MotherGoose

Ages: 0 to 60 months

Time: 5 mins

Rhyme about making a cake.

Do Your Ears Hang Low?

Song by: Seattlemum

Ages: 24 to 60 months

Time: 2 mins

Song often sung at preschool and camps. Melody of the song partially taken from Turkey in the Straw. Common belief is that the song is about...

Pease Porridge Hot

Poems & Rhymes by: MotherGoose

Ages: 24 to 60 months

Time: 2 mins

Classic rhyme about a porridge made from peas with gestures for children to practice hand coordination.

My Beautiful Garden

Poems & Rhymes by: sumana

Ages: 36 to 60 months

Time: 5 mins

Poem about six different flowers that can be found in gardens or natural settings.

Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear

Poems & Rhymes by: sumana

Ages: 6 to 60 months

Time: 5 mins

Get your kids moving by singing this cute Teddy Bear rhyme!

My Mother

Poems & Rhymes by: sumana

Ages: 24 to 60 months

Time: 5 mins

This is a poem written by my son as part of his school assignment. It is about the caring that a mother has for her child and what child thinks...

The Pink Toothbrush

Story by: AugustW

Ages: 18 to 60 months

Time: 5 mins

Ry wants a toothbrush of his own in his very favorite color. Can he learn to brush his own teeth?

Nighty Night, Nancy

Story by: AugustW

Ages: 18 to 60 months

Time: 5 mins

Four-year-old Nancy and her loyal kitty Tiger share her bedtime routine.

Peanut Butter Banana Time

Story by: AugustW

Ages: 24 to 60 months

Time: 5 mins

With her Dad's help, Bailey learns how to make a new, tasty sandwich.

Looking Both Ways

Story by: AugustW

Ages: 24 to 60 months

Time: 5 mins

Left, right, left, right - Lily uses her grandma's rhyme to stay safe.

The Weaver and the Cow Herder

Story by: Susanna

Ages: 36 to 60 months

Time: 5 mins

A Chinese and Japanese folk story that explains the celebration of Tanabata celebrated on July 7.

Stack and Sort

Game by: Susanna

Ages: 18 to 60 months

Time: 6 mins

Learn to match and stack with stackable sets of plates, coasters, etc.

Waiting Song

Song by: MamaLicia

Ages: 0 to 60 months

Time: 3 mins

Builds patience for babies, toddlers and younger kids. Singing the waiting song lets them know that [ person / food / thing ] is on the way and...

The Pepperpond Frogs

Story by: AugustW

Ages: 36 to 60 months

Time: 5 mins

A family of frogs must find a new home and think carefully about the best option. The story illustrates the advice to "look before you leap."

ABC Matching Game

Game by: Susanna

Ages: 42 to 60 months

Time: 5 mins

A fun way to start on the road to literacy with your pre-schooler. Teach your child to match uppercase and lowercase letters and associate sounds...

Row, Row, Row Your Boat

Song by: Bijou

Ages: 0 to 60 months

Time: 5 mins

Popular song to be sung as a round by multiple people, each group starting the song at a new line.

What is Happy?

Poems & Rhymes by: Lily Erlic

Ages: 24 to 48 months

Time: 5 mins

Ask children "what is happy?" Discuss the emotion "happiness" and what makes people happy.

Let's Comb Our Hair!

Poems & Rhymes by: Lily Erlic

Ages: 24 to 48 months

Time: 1 min

Practice combing your hair while saying this fun rhyme. Recommended prop: one small plastic comb per child.

Let’s Wash our Hands!

Poems & Rhymes by: Lily Erlic

Ages: 12 to 42 months

Time: 4 mins

Rhyme to encourage hand-washing. First ask children when they wash their hands. Then ask, “How do we wash our hands?”