1-Minute Mouse Drawing for Preschoolers - Art, Fun, and Learning!

1-Minute Mouse Drawing for Preschoolers - Art, Fun, and Learning!

Welcome to our '1-Minute Mouse Drawing' activity, specially designed for preschoolers! This brief and engaging art tutorial is perfect for young learners to explore their creativity, develop fine motor skills, and even align with some fundamental Common Core State Standards (CCSS) while fostering social and emotional learning (SEL).

Preschool Art Lesson Plan:

Objective: To introduce preschoolers to basic drawing skills and encourage creativity.

Materials Needed:

  • Paper
  • Crayons, markers, or colored pencils
  • A timer or clock with a second hand


  • Begin by showing this video on the screen. Replay as many times as needed!
  • Explain that preschoolers will have 10 minute to draw their own mouse.
  • Set the timer for 10 minutes and let the children start drawing.
  • Encourage them to use their imaginations and creativity to make their mouse unique.
  • After 1 minute, ask each child to share their drawing and talk about their mouse.

CCSS Integration (CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.K.5.A): Use this opportunity to introduce basic concepts of shapes and details, enhancing language development as children describe their drawings.

SEL Integration:

  • Self-Awareness: Encourage children to express themselves through art, fostering self-awareness.
  • Social Awareness: Share drawings and discuss them to promote understanding and empathy among peers.

This '1-Minute Mouse Drawing' activity is a delightful way to engage preschoolers in art, improve fine motor skills, and introduce them to early CCSS concepts. It also encourages social and emotional development, making it an enriching experience for young learners. Subscribe for more educational and enjoyable activities tailored to preschoolers! ️ #PreschoolArt #FineMotorSkills #EarlyLearning #SELinPreschool

1-Minute Mouse Drawing for Preschoolers - Art, Fun, and Learning!


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