Getting to Know Your Child's Skills

Getting to Know Your Students' Skills

Help your child learn and review letters and letter sounds at the beginning of the year with some fun alphabet games and activities!
Get to know students' abilities at the beginning of the year with some fun alphabet games and activities!
Alphabet Balloon Pop: B, E, G
Alphabet Balloon Pop: B, E, G
Game
Alphabet Balloon Pop: B, E, G
In this letter recognition game, kids quickly pop alphabet balloons.
Preschool
Reading & Writing
Game
Letter Quiz
Letter Quiz
Worksheet
Letter Quiz
Match upper and lower case letters in this great alphabet review quiz.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
ABC Fill in the Blank
ABC Fill in the Blank
Worksheet
ABC Fill in the Blank
Exercise those ABCs skills with this alphabet jumble! First, cut out the letters at the bottom. Then use them to fill in the blanks.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Roller Derby Maze: Lowercase Alphabet
Roller Derby Maze: Lowercase Alphabet
Worksheet
Roller Derby Maze: Lowercase Alphabet
Get out your roller skates! In this lowercase letter roller derby, players must follow the alphabet to reach the trophy.
Preschool
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
'A' Book
'A' Book
Worksheet
'A' Book
Get ready for "A" really fun activity! Have your learner find all the things that start with an "A" sound and make their own "A" book.
Preschool
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Match Game: Sight Word Memory Match
Match Game: Sight Word Memory Match
Worksheet
Match Game: Sight Word Memory Match
Help your child strengthen his memorization skills with this printable worksheet, which uses sight words in a simple matching game.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Alphabet Space Photoshoot
Alphabet Space Photoshoot
Game
Alphabet Space Photoshoot
Kids explore outer space and find uppercase letters in this alphabet game.
Preschool
Reading & Writing
Game
Underwater I Spy Alphabet Bottle
Underwater I Spy Alphabet Bottle
Activity
Underwater I Spy Alphabet Bottle
This alphabet bottle is fun to make and a great activity to keep your child busy, while helping them recognize letters in a creative way.
Preschool
Reading & Writing
Activity
Animal Alphabet Placemat
Animal Alphabet Placemat
Worksheet
Animal Alphabet Placemat
Learn the letters of the alphabet and the names of animals that begin with each letter. Then add color and turn this worksheet into a placemat!
Preschool
Reading & Writing
Worksheet

Math Brush Up

Assessing Math Abilities

Help your child get excited to learn math with fun counting and sorting games.
Get to know your students' abilities at the beginning of the year with fun counting and sorting games.
Numbers Numbers What Are You?
Numbers Numbers What Are You?
Lesson plan
Numbers Numbers What Are You?
In this fun art and math inspired lesson plan, your students will practice learning and identifying the numbers between 1-10!
Kindergarten
Math
Lesson plan
1, 2, 3 Numbers!
1, 2, 3 Numbers!
Lesson plan
1, 2, 3 Numbers!
Use this arts inspired lesson plan to introduce the numbers 1-10 to your students! Can be used as a stand alone lesson or support lesson for the **Introducing Numbers!** lesson plan.
Kindergarten
Math
Lesson plan
Treasure Diving: Numbers 1-10
Treasure Diving: Numbers 1-10
Game
Treasure Diving: Numbers 1-10
Children practice identifying numbers 0-10 in this learning adventure that takes place under the sea!
Preschool
Math
Game
Sorting at the Zoo
Sorting at the Zoo
Game
Sorting at the Zoo
Kids practice sorting people and animals in this cute zoo game.
Preschool
Math
Game
Big and Little and Sometimes in the Middle!
Big and Little and Sometimes in the Middle!
Worksheet
Big and Little and Sometimes in the Middle!
Big, small, and even in between! Challenge your kindergarteners to sort images by size.
Kindergarten
Math
Worksheet
Cut-and-Paste Counting: Parrots
Cut-and-Paste Counting: Parrots
Worksheet
Cut-and-Paste Counting: Parrots
Children determine how many birds to add to each branch to make up the number shown in this early math worksheet.
Kindergarten
Math
Worksheet
Length and Width: Measure School Supplies
Length and Width: Measure School Supplies
Worksheet
Length and Width: Measure School Supplies
Introduce measuring to your kindergartener with this simple and easy worksheet. Use the paper inch ruler to measure the length of each school supply.
Kindergarten
Math
Worksheet
Number Cards 1-20
Number Cards 1-20
Worksheet
Number Cards 1-20
Use these number cards with your students to give them practice with identifying, counting, and ordering numbers from 1-20. Have them cut the cards out and have fun practicing with numbers!
Kindergarten
Math
Worksheet
Shapes in the World
Shapes in the World
Worksheet
Shapes in the World
Shapes are everywhere! Use this fun real-world inspired worksheet to practice identifying and comparing 2D shapes found in everyday activities.
Kindergarten
Math
Worksheet

Finding Books They Love

Getting to Know Your Readers

Use these resources to help your child practice reading and reflecting on what they read.
Use these resources to assess how your students are reading and reflecting on books.
Retell It
Retell It
Worksheet
Retell It
Kids recall important details from a story in this listening comprehension worksheet.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
My Story Reflection
My Story Reflection
Worksheet
My Story Reflection
Kids rate stories and share favorite texts in this worksheet.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Book Words
Book Words
Worksheet
Book Words
Teach your child the terms for the physical parts of a book and have them write over the dotted words.
Preschool
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Identifying Parts of a Book
Identifying Parts of a Book
Lesson plan
Identifying Parts of a Book
Let your students learn more about books with this lesson that helps them learn to identify key parts of a physical book. This information will have them well prepared for research projects later on.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
What's in a Book?
What's in a Book?
Lesson plan
What's in a Book?
Your EL's will learn all about the parts of a book while praciticing their listening and speaking skills. Can be used as a stand alone or support lesson.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Choose a Book!
Choose a Book!
Worksheet
Choose a Book!
Bring the book selection process home with this fun worksheet that invites kids to select which of three titles they would like to read.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
My Family: Level A
My Family: Level A
Story
My Family: Level A
In this interactive exercise, kids can practice constructing simple sentences while describing activities they might do with their family.
Preschool
Reading & Writing
Story
Resolve to Read
Resolve to Read
Worksheet
Resolve to Read
This worksheet, inspired by New Year’s resolutions, can be used any 30 days of the year! Use the worksheet, Resolve to Read, to reignite a love of reading in your learner.
Preschool
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Reading Options!
Reading Options!
Worksheet
Reading Options!
This worksheet template offers space for kindergarteners and other young readers to consider which books they are drawn to.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Worksheet

All About Me & Writing Names

Letter Practice & Writing Names

Your child will be meeting a lot of new people in the first few weeks of school. Have them practice introducing themselves and writing their name. Use these resources to help your child develop their fine motor skills.
Get to know students and their skills and abilities at the beginning of the year by having your class draw self-portraits, write their names and facts about themselves. For students who cannot write, have them say their facts aloud. Use these resources to help your students develop their fine motor skills.
Here Comes the Letter of the Day: A!
Here Comes the Letter of the Day: A!
Lesson plan
Here Comes the Letter of the Day: A!
Students will have fun as they practice recognizing and writing the letter of the day: A!
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Alphabet Blocks: Trace and Write the Missing Uppercase Letters
Alphabet Blocks: Trace and Write the Missing Uppercase Letters
Worksheet
Alphabet Blocks: Trace and Write the Missing Uppercase Letters
Does your child know how to write the whole alphabet? This trace-and-write exercise covers all the letters from A to Z!
Preschool
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
All About Me! Things I Like
All About Me! Things I Like
Lesson plan
All About Me! Things I Like
I like to run, play, and dance! In this lesson, students will learn how to express themselves and write simple sentences. Your class will gain important social skills by interacting with their peers during these activities.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Smaller Letters: Upper Case
Smaller Letters: Upper Case
Worksheet
Smaller Letters: Upper Case
Want to give your child a handwriting boost? She'll develop smaller and neater handwriting by tracing these small upper case letters, which decrease in size.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Building Bridges
Building Bridges
Worksheet
Building Bridges
Your preschooler will trace letters that include a "bridge."
Preschool
Worksheet
Rainbow Letters! Practice Writing Lowercase Letters
Rainbow Letters! Practice Writing Lowercase Letters
Worksheet
Rainbow Letters! Practice Writing Lowercase Letters
Children add a little color to penmanship practice as they turn letters into multicolored rainbows.
Preschool
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Practice Tracing the Letter A
Practice Tracing the Letter A
Worksheet
Practice Tracing the Letter A
First, kids trace lines on this prekindergarten writing worksheet to strengthen the fine motor skills needed to form the letter A. Then they trace the letter A!
Preschool
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Which Letter?
Which Letter?
Worksheet
Which Letter?
Which letters make up your name? Students will practice identifying and writing the letters in their names using this find the letters worksheet.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Draw Your Self-Portrait
Draw Your Self-Portrait
Activity
Draw Your Self-Portrait
This life-sized self-portrait activity encourages children to explore what makes them special, and then portray it with arts and crafts!
Kindergarten
Arts & crafts
Activity
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