How to Promote Team Building in Preschoolers

Preschoolers should be spending their time in socializing and enjoying exercises or outdoor activities. You should encourage them to participate in team-building activities.

How to Promote Team Building in Preschoolers

Benefits of Team Building for Preschoolers

Preschoolers are inquisitive. They want to know a lot of things about this world. It's the perfect time to infuse team-building skills in them. Organizing team-building activities for kids will benefit them in the following ways-

  • Improves cooperation skills
  • Improves social skills
  • Improves communication skills

Team Building Activities for Preschoolers

Some popular team building activities for kids are:

Touch Blue

This activity requires a group of at least 6 people. In this game, participants are supposed to find an item in the room that resembles the color announced by the organizer and touch it. The game takes an interesting turn when the organizer calls out unique colors.

Traffic Lights

At least 8 children are needed to play this game. The group of children must follow the traffic light commands given by the organizer, such as green for run and red for stop. Those who do not follow the right commands are out of the game. The organizer can make the game more exciting by giving other uncommon traffic commands.

Body Parts

This game requires a minimum of 10 people for participation. The group is supposed to walk normally till the organizer of the game names a body part and a number. For example- no.3 for knees. When this number is called out, participants are expected to stop and touch their knees. The one who does not obey the command is out of the game.

These games make children understand the importance of group work which will benefit them in the future and make them more mature and balanced individuals.

At First School, our goal is to help children grow into strong and mature individuals. We have team building activities for preschoolers as a part of our curriculum. 


Dorothy Hastings

Dorothy Hastings is the Director of First School, which are three Preschool and child care centers located throughout Southern California. First School provides a hands-on approach to preschool education and child care programs that emphasizes all around child development. In addition to their intuitive academic approach, First School also focuses on developing a child's social skills and self-confidence, which is made possible in their intimate learning atmosphere.

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