Free: Winter Mittens Shape Matching

We love doing all kinds of mitten themed activities when we read the book “The Mitten” by Jan Brett. I created this simple winter mitten shape matching printable for my preschoolers. This printable will go great in your early learning centers in preschool and pre-K (and even some toddlers will enjoy it!) To use, just […] Read more…

Use this set of amazing blog posts to create a penguin unit this winter for your kids

Preschool Penguins Theme

Aren’t penguins adorable? They are also fascinating animals to study. Use this set of amazing blog posts to create a preschool penguins theme this winter. Preschool Penguins Theme Winter is a great time to introduce and explore penguins. Although most of us have not seen penguins in the wild, they are a fascinating animal to […] Read more…

Free: Penguins and Fish Counting

We love all things “Penguin” in the winter!  This is a simple little counting printable to go with your Penguins theme or unit. To use, just print and cut out the cards and match the penguin to the mats!  Even more fun is using little goldfish crackers as counters to use with these penguin number […] Read more…

Add these winter STEM activities to your winter learning curriculum for a lot of hands on inspiration in the cold, winter months.

10 Winter STEM Activities for Kids

The winter months are a great time of year to excite kids about STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math) projects! Add these winter STEM activities to your winter learning curriculum for a lot of hands on inspiration in the cold, winter months. 10 Winter STEM Activities for Kids Colder weather can inspire your STEM kids […] Read more…

Free: Snowman Beginning Sound Matching

Looking for a winter beginning sounds activity?  Try this snowman printable to teach letter sounds and work on the alphabet. We love all things snow and snowmen in our class!  This beginning sounds activity will work in a variety of your literacy centers during winter and is suitable for preschool, pre-K, Kindergarten and early intervention. […] Read more…

Free: Christmas Rhyming Matchups

How do you teach rhyming to your pre-schooler?  Rhyming is an important pre-literacy skill and is part of the foundation that future reading skills are built on.  But, teaching rhyming doesn’t have to be complicated! My favorite ways to work on rhyming is to enjoy lots and lots of rhyming songs and stories together!  Oral […] Read more…

Free: Squirrels and Acorns 3D Shape Matching

Do you learn about 3D Shapes (or geometric shapes/solids) in your class?  We love learning new vocabulary and my students really enjoying saying things like “cylinder” and “rectangular prism”! We have a set of geometric solids in our class that we use to introduce the name of the solids and then we go on a […] Read more…

Free: “This is a Cube” mini book for emergent readers

I love using mini books with my emergent readers.  These books with repetitive text are great for youngsters who are developing an understanding of the printed word.  Books like this help the child improve her understanding of the concept of words, gain familiarity with the left-to-right orientation of reading (in English), and more. This mini […] Read more…

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