Free preschool games are a great way to keep your preschooler entertained and teach them important skills at the same time.
Many of these free games teach preschoolers the alphabet, counting, memorization and many more academic and life skills. Not only are many of them educational - they're a lot of fun!
Sesame Street has got a ton of great free preschool games that feature your child's favorite Sesame Street characters. You'll find games here that teach children shapes, numbers, letters, feelings, music, science, disabilities, self confidence and much much more!
If you join the site (which is free) you can save your favorite games to your profile so you can quickly get to them later.
A great bonus to this site is that they have a "Parent Tip" for each game. This is an offline activity that you can do with your child in connection with the game.
2. Nick Jr.
There are lots of free preschool games at Nick Jr. featuring all of your child's favorite Nick Jr. shows. They've got Dora, Diego, Wonder Pets, Backyardigans and the rest of the gang! There are games for learning as well as games for fun.
Before you play each game there's a handy info screen that tells you which skills the game teaches, what the game features and what age range the game is geared to.
The best part of the Nick Jr. website is how easy it is to search for just the right game for your preschooler. You can search by show, theme or age to make sure you have the perfect game picked out to hold your preschooler's attention and teach them some valuable skills.
3. PBS Kids
PBS Kids has free preschool games that feature your child's favorite PBS Kids characters. You'll find Sesame Street, Arthur, Curious George, Super Why, Barney and more show themed games here.
All of the games here are educational and teach skills like memory, letters, math, puzzles, problem solving and more.
4. KOL Jr.
KOL Jr. has a great selection of free preschool games that teach children their numbers, shapes, colors and letters. Besides educational games, they also have quite a few fun games that feature Hello Kitty and Cabbage Patch Kids.
These games are colorful and will be so much fun for your preschooler to play.
All of the free preschool games at Starfall help teach your child to read! There are four levels of games here - ABCs, Learn to Read, It's Fun to Read and I'm Reading.
This site is laid out a little bit differently than other sites that have free preschool games. The games are meant to be played in a particular order and in and of themselves are supposed to be able to teach your child how to read.
You'll find a ton of fun games at Fisher-Price. There are makeover, counting, phonics, dinosaur, little people, rescue heroes and viewmaster games just to count a few. You'll also find a wide selection of coloring pages you can print and then give to your child to color.
There are a few educational games here but most of the games are just for fun.
You'll also find a good selection of infant and toddler games on the Fisher-Price website.
The Disney website has a lot of great free games that are just for preschoolers! There are games that feature Handy Manny, Winnie the Pooh, Mickey Mouse, Lightening McQueen and more of your child's favorite Disney characters.
There are some educational games here but most of them lean towards being just for fun.
KneeBouncers is a bright and colorful site that is so much fun to visit! There are educational games on the alphabet, numbers, shapes and colors. There are also some other games such as a music maker, bubble popper and choo-choo train.
There are extra large navigation buttons and clear picture directions meaning that your preschooler is going to find it a breeze to get around this site.
These games are more geared towards toddlers and young preschoolers so the older kids might get a little bored on this website.
Disney Playhouse has a great selection of free preschool games that let your child interact with the stars from the Disney Playhouse cartoons. You'll find the characters from Mickey Mouse Clubhouse, Handy Manny, Imagination Movers, Winnie the Pooh and more!
Disney Playhouse has a few educational games but most of the games here are games that set your preschooler loose and teach them to have some fun.
10. Aven's Corner
Aven's Corner has free preschool games that are sorted by levels of skill as well as theme. There's a great selection of instructional games, games that allow kids to explore and educational games that teach pre-reading, matching and memory skills.
I love how big the game screens are at Aven's Corner. You can even make them full-screen if you want!