Preschool Transportation Learning Activities
Preschoolers love learning about all kinds of different modes of transportation!
My Transportation Activity Pack makes it easy to set up engaging learning activities for preschoolers and tots.
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Sailboat Shape Clip Cards
Clip cards are always a hit with preschoolers and tots and they give little muscles a big workout! Working out finger strength and dexterity is essential for pre-writing development.
What’s your sign?
Signs are among the first things that children learn to read. This sign matching activity is great for preschoolers learning about environmental print.
Tire Shape Puzzles
This activity is easy to set up as tot trays or as a file folder game.
Use children's love of all things with wheels to encourage them to learn and practice sorting skills and shape recognition.
Sail Away Shape Matching Game
Set sail for shape learning fun with this versatile activity. Invite children to match up shapes! Use as a cut and paste, or laminate for repeat use.
Children can also color in designs on the sails for added engagement.
Cars & Keys Color Matching Game
Preschoolers and tots love keys! This activity is sure to be repeated again and again!
Transportation Cutting Puzzles
Cutting puzzles are perfect for preschoolers, and so easy to set up!
These little puzzles are great for learning to follow and cut a variety of lines.
Transportation Pre-Writing/Cutting Practice
Before preschoolers can learn to write letters they need to learn to follow a line from left to write. This sheet can be used as pre-writing practice as children follow the line with a marker, follow-up by challenging your preschooler to cut on the line.
Letters in the Sky Uppercase and Lowercase File Folder Game
Customize this activity based on skill level and interest!
Practice matching up lowercase letters to lowercase letters with these adorable cloud letters.
Or challenge your preschooler to match-up uppercase letters to lowercase.
Use the cards to cover the letters on the mat, or flip the card then mark with cotton balls as clouds.
Transportation Count and Clip Cards
Preschoolers love of transportation makes this activity extra engaging! Counting up different types of transportation is loads of fun. Add some clothespins for children to clip the correct answer to support fine-motor development.
Number puzzles are a fun way to practice ordering skills, number recognition, and develop fine motor skills. This pack includes two different #1-10 puzzles for your preschoolers to enjoy.
Airport Runway Counting Mats
Just try doing this activity without saying "zoooooom!"
Pair these runway mats with the included printable airplanes or with your own fun manipulatives such as mini toy airplanes or counters.
Shadow Match Puzzles
Here is a fun way for children to practice paying attention to detail, match up airplanes to their shadow outlines.
It's a Race Cooperative Game
Cooperative games like this one are a great way for preschoolers to engage in games in a cooperative way.
Children roll the playing cube then move the same color car towards the finish line.
Tire Counting Ten Frame Mats with Counters
Use these ten frame mats to practice counting skills and numeral recognition. Use the included printable counters or fun manipulatives such as pom poms.
Sailboat Size sorting and ordering
Practice sorting by size with these cute sailboats.
Air, Land, and Sea Sorting
Learning to sort is an important early math skill. This Land, Sea, and Air sorting mat makes sorting fun!
Does it Have Wheels? Sorting Mat
Not all vehicles have wheels!
Sort vehicles based on whether or not they have wheels. Examine all the vehicles and talk about how they move!
Transportation Pattern Block Mats
Build a train or build a car! Pair your pattern blocks with these mats for hands-on math fun!
If you don't have pattern blocks you can print two copies, then cut out the shapes from one for your child to use with the mat.
Label the Parts of a Car
Learn to identify the parts of a vehicle.
Use this page as a reference when examining a vehicle.
Basic patterning skills are essential for developing more complex math skills later on.
Invite your preschooler to learn and practice AB, AAB, and ABC patterns with this activity.
Laminate for repeat use or use as a fun cut and paste activity!
Transportation Word Wall Cards
Word wall cards are a fantastic versatile learning tool.
These cards are great to enhance your learning environment to reflect current interest or theme while supporting literacy development.
Hang these in your circle time space, play gross motor games, use in your writing center, and more!
What Color Car Do You Have? Survey
This printable is fun to pair with colored pom poms!
Invite your preschoolers to share what color car they have at home, or pass around a basket of small cars and have children mark the color car they picked.
Roadway Number Formation Mats
This activity is such a fun way to teach number formation to preschoolers! Easy to adapt to different skill levels, use with cars for children to start following the path, laminate and use with a sand writing tray, and graduate to children tracing with a pencil (or laminate to use with a draw erase marker!)
Roll and Color Tires
This fun game supports math and fine motor development. Roll the cube then color in the number of tires shown.
Transportation Dough Mats
These dough mats are perfect to add to your dough center for some fine motor fun with this theme! These could also be used as coloring pages for children to complete each picture.
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