Fun with Letters

Recognizing Letters

Have fun playing with letters! Hide letters around your house for a twist on hide-and-seek or play letter recognition games over meals to keep the learning flowing.
Make recognizing letters fun! Hide letters around the classroom, post writing on the walls, and play games to support students as they recognize and locate specific letters.
Alphabet Cloud Catcher: C, N, P, W
Alphabet Cloud Catcher: C, N, P, W
Game
Alphabet Cloud Catcher: C, N, P, W
Students soar into the sky and catch uppercase letters in the clouds.
Preschool
Reading & Writing
Game
B Is For...
B Is For...
Worksheet
B Is For...
Help your preschooler learn the alphabet and practice letter B sounds all while having fun and coloring!
Preschool
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Rock the Alphabet
Rock the Alphabet
Activity
Rock the Alphabet
Collect 26 rocks and paint each one with a letter of the alphabet for your very own alphabet rock collection.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Activity
Color by Letter: Capital and Lowercase A
Color by Letter: Capital and Lowercase A
Worksheet
Color by Letter: Capital and Lowercase A
This color by letter kindergarten reading worksheet features capital and lowercase A. Kids use a key to color the page and reveal a hidden acorn picture.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Dot to Dot A to Z: Dinosaur
Dot to Dot A to Z: Dinosaur
Worksheet
Dot to Dot A to Z: Dinosaur
A riff on classic dot-to-dots, this dino worksheet asks kids to connect the dots from A to Z.
Preschool
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Alphabet Tape
Alphabet Tape
Lesson plan
Alphabet Tape
Get young students moving with this group activity! In this lesson, young learners will trace and match different letters.
Preschool
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
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
Follow the Letter B Path
Follow the Letter B Path
Worksheet
Follow the Letter B Path
Preschoolers practice identifying the uppercase letter B as they help the momma bird find her way back to her chicks.
Preschool
Reading & Writing
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

Playing with Numbers

Sorting and Categorizing

Encourage your child to sort socks, buttons, and toys by color, shape, or size. Counting how many are in each group can be a fun way to add to the challenge.
Sorting and categorizing is a fundamental math skill for young students. For fun and easy practice, have students sort and categorize bags of different materials as many ways as possible.
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
Cut and Categorize #2
Cut and Categorize #2
Worksheet
Cut and Categorize #2
Help your preschooler clue into categories with this adorable worksheet! It asks her to cut out each pretty picture, and then glue it into its proper spot.
Preschool
Math
Worksheet
What Doesn't Belong?
What Doesn't Belong?
Game
What Doesn't Belong?
Students click on all the things that look wildly out of place in this classroom scene.
Preschool
Math
Game
Categorize It!
Categorize It!
Lesson plan
Categorize It!
By sorting and categorizing different objects, young learners will build important foundational skills. Your students will enjoy playing with different toys and competing some fun worksheets.
Preschool
Math
Lesson plan
Making Categories
Making Categories
Lesson plan
Making Categories
Use this introductory lesson to teach your students how to sort and categorize! This can be used as a stand-alone or support lesson for the **Categorize It** lesson plan.
Preschool
Math
Lesson plan
One of These Things Is Not Like The Other One (Part One)
One of These Things Is Not Like The Other One (Part One)
Worksheet
One of These Things Is Not Like The Other One (Part One)
Your kindergarteners will look at the pictures each row and circle the item that does not belong with the others.
Kindergarten
Math
Worksheet
Create a Color Collage
Create a Color Collage
Activity
Create a Color Collage
Here's a preschool color collage activity to help your child work on their sorting skills, and create a beautiful addition to the refrigerator gallery.
Preschool
Math
Activity
On the Playground
On the Playground
Worksheet
On the Playground
Have your kid take a shot at this categorizing worksheet, finding all the items that don't belong on the playground. This doubles as a fun coloring sheet.
Preschool
Math
Worksheet
Counting Cupcakes
Counting Cupcakes
Worksheet
Counting Cupcakes
Learners color the cupcakes, then count them up, matching the total amount to the correct number, in this sweet worksheet.
Preschool
Math
Worksheet

Book Handling

Book Handling

Help your child learn to respect books by showing them how to locate books at your home or public library, and handle them with care.
Teach students to respect and value books by showing them how to locate books in your classroom library, and handle them with care.
Book Knowledge Checklist
Book Knowledge Checklist
Worksheet
Book Knowledge Checklist
Check! Kids mark book handling skills on this checklist as they learn them.
Preschool
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Treat Books Right
Treat Books Right
Worksheet
Treat Books Right
Kids learn how to treat books properly with pictures.
Preschool
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
My Librarian
My Librarian
Worksheet
My Librarian
Give your child a love of reading with this worksheet that allows them to draw their favorite book and a picture of themselves at the library!
Preschool
Social studies
Worksheet
Library Coloring Page
Library Coloring Page
Worksheet
Library Coloring Page
Here's a picture of the local library for your child to color. Can he tell you what his favorite book is?
Preschool
Worksheet
Treat Books Right!
Treat Books Right!
Lesson plan
Treat Books Right!
Preschoolers can have a range of book knowledge. With this lesson plan, make sure that everyone is on the same page of how to treat books.
Preschool
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
What Do You Do with a Book?
What Do You Do with a Book?
Lesson plan
What Do You Do with a Book?
In this fun, respect-themed lesson plan, your ELs will learn all about proper book handling with a hilarious worm as their guide! This can be used as a stand-alone or support lesson for the **Treat Books Right** lesson plan.
Preschool
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Sharing: Level AA
Sharing: Level AA
Story
Sharing: Level AA
Sharing is an important skill, especially for kids! Help kids learn how and what to share in this easy read-along story that works on beginning vocabulary.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Story
Alphabet Mini Book
Alphabet Mini Book
Worksheet
Alphabet Mini Book
Create your very own alphabet mini book with this beautiful template!
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
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

Writing Your Name

Writing Your Name

Young kids are super motivated to learn do things themselves. Take advantage of this early on in the year by having your child label their room and belongings with their name.
Young students are super motivated to learn do things themselves. Take advantage of this early on in the year by having them label their cubby, rug space, desk, and other spaces and supplies with their name.
Write It Differently
Write It Differently
Worksheet
Write It Differently
Kids practice writing their name in fun ways with this worksheet.
Preschool
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Paint and Peel!
Paint and Peel!
Activity
Paint and Peel!
This easy painting activity feels magical, especially when you use it for a secret message.
Preschool
Arts & crafts
Activity
N is for Name
N is for Name
Worksheet
N is for Name
Did you know there is a holiday called Name Day? Celebrate your name with this fun worksheet, part of our series of holidays A-Z!
Preschool
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Turn Your Name Into Art
Turn Your Name Into Art
Lesson plan
Turn Your Name Into Art
This lesson has it all! Uppercase and lowercase letters, reading and writing names, and best of all... art! This lesson will encourage your students to practice writing skills as they practice using capital letters when writing names.
Preschool
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Printable Name Tags
Printable Name Tags
Worksheet
Printable Name Tags
Get to know some new friends with these printable name tags, perfect for back to school, a class field trip or a party!
Kindergarten
Arts & crafts
Worksheet
Name Finding Fun
Name Finding Fun
Worksheet
Name Finding Fun
Help your child identify the letters in their name with this alphabet worksheet.
Preschool
Worksheet
DIY Name Plate
DIY Name Plate
Activity
DIY Name Plate
Show your child how to spell their name in a whole new way with this sculptural 3-D art project.
Kindergarten
Arts & crafts
Activity
Can You Write Your Name Assessment
Can You Write Your Name Assessment
Worksheet
Can You Write Your Name Assessment
Assess whether kids can write their names with this worksheet.
Preschool
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Fish Frenzy
Fish Frenzy
Worksheet
Fish Frenzy
Help the frenzy of fish swim through the waves by tracing the curved lines from left to right.
Preschool
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
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