All About Me Activity: Things I Like

This “I Like…” activity is a fun, simple, and engaging way to get your preschooler to explore their likes and interests. Not only does this activity help with social and emotional development, but it also helps little learners work on their early literacy skills.

Materials
Construction Paper
Pictures Cut Out From A Magazine
Glue
Something To Write With

Magazine clippings sit on top of yellow construction paper.

This activity is extremely easy to get ready for. Start by writing “I Like…” on the top of a piece of construction paper. Next, give your little one a pile of pictures cut out from magazines and let them pick out things that they like.

Yellow construction paper with the words "I like..." sits on a gray countertop.

Once your child has picked out a few things they like, let them glue on each picture one at a time. After each picture is glued on, ask your little one to tell you what it is and then write their description down. Your child’s description of the picture might not match what it actually is, but that is totally okay.

Pictures of nail polish and cookies are glued to yellow construction paper

If you want to expand this activity, you can ask your child to talk about why they like each thing they picked for their collage.

A picture of the finished activity

If you try this activity with your child, I’d love to see a picture or two! Please join my Facebook group to share your little one’s finished project!

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12 responses to “All About Me Activity: Things I Like”

  1. I think that’s a super cute craft. I love that it promotes creativity and communication.

  2. This is such an adorable craft for the kiddos. I used to do stuff like this with my kids when they were little.

  3. I think this is good exercise. You just need to have access to magazines or newspapers. I think I’ll tell my sister about it.

  4. Wow! This is definitely an amazing activity for our kids to engage with! Looks so much fun and kids will develop his/her creativity, imagination and love of art and crafts!

  5. Hihi….that is a lovely craft and information board you made there. It has reminded me of the lesson we had here at the office with the children on making their vision boards!

  6. perfectly on time! I have to create my New Year’s board of goals! Let’s do it!

  7. What a cute little collage! So fun to put this together, and great for a variety of ages.

    1. It was a lot of fun to make!

  8. This is fun and interesting idea. My little brother would love to try it because he love doing these kind of things.

  9. Fun and interesting ideas here. Thanks for sharing

  10. Great idea! This activity is truly interesting and I’m sure my kids will love to do this.

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