23 Christmas Centers

23 Christmas Centers

'Tis the season for Santa Claus, jingle bells and sweet treats. I love it! This go-to Christmas Activity Pack includes 23 elf-approved math and literacy activities bundled together in one easy instant download. It's perfect for Pre-K and Kindergarten. Grab your set in...

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Pumpkin Spice Salt Tray

Pumpkin Spice Salt Tray

Salt tray writing is a super simple, multi-sensory way to encourage kids to practice letter formation and sight words. And with a little orange food color and a dash of pumpkin pie spice, you can quickly turn an ordinary salt tray into a PUMPKIN SPICE one. It's such a...

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Purr-fect Pairs Alphabet Match

Purr-fect Pairs Alphabet Match

Activity for ages 3 to 6. This alphabet matching activity is purr-fect for practicing uppercase and lowercase pairs - an important early literacy skill. Print it once and play THREE different ways! Grab your copy below and then hop over and snag 23 more alphabet...

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56 Emergent Reader Books

56 Emergent Reader Books

Books for ages 4 to 6. It’s never been easier to give your newest readers “just right” books all year long! Give your library of emergent readers a HUGE boost with this MEGA bundle of 56 emergent reader book sets. They’re perfect for Pre-K and kindergarten! Snag your...

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Science Emergent Readers

Science Emergent Readers

Activities for ages 4 to 6. Whether you need to build your classroom library or are hunting for emergent reader books that will keep students motivated, these science little reader books are sure to do the trick! The five non-fiction emergent reader books are a...

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Summer Emergent Reader Books

Summer Emergent Reader Books

Activities for ages 4 to 6. Whether you need to build your classroom library or are hunting for emergent reader books that will keep students motivated, these summery stories are sure to do the trick! The five summer-themed emergent reader books are a motivating and...

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Handwriting Activity Pages

Handwriting Activity Pages

Activity for ages 4 to 6. Looking for an easy way to make handwriting fun for kids?! Print these five free handwriting activity pages below to enjoy tons of motivating practice. Love them? Grab the entire pack of handwriting activity sheets (including a D'nealian...

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300+ Word Work Activities… And Growing!

300+ Word Work Activities… And Growing!

For ages 3 to 7. Do you spend countless hours hunting down "good fit" word work activities for each of your reading groups? Word work is an amazing way to take students' reading to the next level because it gives kids a chance to play with words -...

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Easy Writing Journals for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Easy Writing Journals for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Regardless of where children are in their writing development, they love showing off their skills. These writing journals for toddlers and preschoolers are easy to put together and are sure to keep young kids telling stories and practicing their writing...

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10 Beginning Reader Books for Boys

10 Beginning Reader Books for Boys

Like anything in life, we all know that the best way to learn how to read is to spend time reading so I knew I needed motivating books that would get my sons' brains excited to practice... I just couldn't find them. So I pulled together this set of 10...

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Name Writing Workbook

Name Writing Workbook

Activity for ages 3 to 5. My son knows how to write all of his letters and numbers, but the sizing, spacing, and smoothness needs a fair amount of improvement. To help him work on handwriting skills in a motivating way, I wanted him to practice writing my...

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Pencil Grasp Development in Preschoolers

Pencil Grasp Development in Preschoolers

Activities for ages 2 to 4. Pencil grasp development in preschoolers is a complex topic. Acquiring the correct pencil grasp is one of the most important physical skills children develop and most of that takes place during the preschool years. Children...

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Airport Scavenger Hunt

Airport Scavenger Hunt

Traveling with young kids can be stressful but we're here to help. Print this free airport scavenger hunt before you go and enjoy some fun, screen-free entertainment while you wait to board. {You could find most of the items on the scavenger hunt when you're...

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5 Things Kids Should Know Before Kindergarten

5 Things Kids Should Know Before Kindergarten

Wondering what your soon-to-be kindergartener needs to know before the first day? As a kindergarten teacher, I spent many days leading up to the start of school calming parents’ anxiety about their child’s transition.  Not knowing what their child REALLY...

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Very Hungry Caterpillar Puzzles

Very Hungry Caterpillar Puzzles

The Very Hungry Caterpillar is one of our family's favorite children's stories. We've read it so many times that Big Brother {age 5.5} can recite the words without even cracking open the book. So I was excited to pull together a fun follow up activity for my kids:...

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Building LEGO Names

Building LEGO Names

What better way to get kids really looking at how letters are built than by constructing them with LEGOS?! This hands-on name activity is a great preschool work station, name game or afternoon project. Folllow below and then hop over and grab our bundle of best...

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Magic Letters Name Game

Magic Letters Name Game

Activity for ages 3 to 5. Looking for a quick and fun name game for kids? Names are one of the first words many children learn to read and write and this low prep name game is an exciting way to practice them. In Magic Letters, kids learn how...

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20 ABC Games for Boys

20 ABC Games for Boys

Activities for ages 3 to 5. ABC games are a great way to teach kids the names and sounds of letters. What makes this roundup of 20 ABC games a little different is that it's filled with boy-tested and strongly approved activities that are about...

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100+ Preschool Activities

100+ Preschool Activities

Activities for 3 to 5 year olds. I love finding preschool activities that make learning fun for my kids - science projects, math games, ABC games... you name it, I'm a fan. That's why I was excited to pull together a list of more than 100 of...

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October’s Playful Learning Checklist

October’s Playful Learning Checklist

Happy October!  I am so excited to pass along our playful October themed learning checklist. Just like last month, all of the activities teach kids important literacy, math and science skills using little or no setup. Snag your checklist and then hop over and grab our...

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