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# This Week in Preschool

Week 3

## Recognizing Upper and Lowercase Letters

Try to read books and provide other visuals that include both upper and lowercase letters.
Try to have alphabets showing both upper and lowercase letters visable in the classroom as a constant reference point for students.
Uppercase and Lowercase Letters
Worksheet
Uppercase and Lowercase Letters
Help your preschooler practice his letter recognition with this worksheet, which challenges him to match lowercase letters with their uppercase counterparts.
Preschool
Worksheet
Upper and Lower Case Letters
Worksheet
Upper and Lower Case Letters
Learn to identify some upper and lower case letters in this quick matching activity.
Kindergarten
Worksheet
Find the Letters
Worksheet
Find the Letters
Kids identify the letters A, B, C, and D in this worksheet.
Preschool
Worksheet
Fishing For Letters
Lesson plan
Fishing For Letters
Fishing for new ways to review letters? Let your preschoolers cast a line to catch an uppercase fish and return it to the corresponding lowercase fishbowl.
Preschool
Lesson plan
Beach Letter Matching
Lesson plan
Beach Letter Matching
Get your hands dirty with some beach matching! Use this hands-on activity to help your students match upper- and lowercase letters with sea creatures and bubbles.
Preschool
Lesson plan
Alphabet Demolition: D, Q, S, U
Game
Alphabet Demolition: D, Q, S, U
Early readers use letter recognition skills to knock down an old building.
Preschool
Game

## Identifying and Ordering Numbers 1â€“5

Numbers are all around you. Encourage your child to find numbers everywhere from license plates to clocks. For an added challenge, see if your child can find numbers in order.
Encourage students to keep their eyes open for numbers all around them. What part of the room or school has the most numbers? Special bonus points for any students who can find numbers in order!
What's Hiding in the Numbers?: 5
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What's Hiding in the Numbers?: 5
This preschool math and coloring worksheet focuses on the number 5. Kids color all of the spaces with the number 5 to reveal hidden apples.
Preschool
Math
Worksheet
Five Busy Little Bees
Lesson plan
Five Busy Little Bees
Buzz, buzz! Can you count the five busy little bees? In this bee-themed lesson on counting and number recognition, students will use bees to learn how to count the numbers one through five.
Preschool
Math
Lesson plan
Number "One" Puzzle
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Number "One" Puzzle
Learn how to count to ten the fun way, with a number puzzle you can make yourselves! Help your child cut out these pieces and put them back together again.
Preschool
Math
Worksheet
One-By-One Gumballs
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One-By-One Gumballs
Kids count and color in this one-to-one correspondence worksheet.
Preschool
Math
Worksheet
One-to-One Circles
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One-to-One Circles
Kids fill in circles to practice counting in this math worksheet.
Preschool
Math
Worksheet
Count Bugs on the Rug
Game
Count Bugs on the Rug
How many bugs are on the rug? Kids count critters in this simple math game.
Preschool
Math
Game
Animal Counting to 5
Lesson plan
Animal Counting to 5
In this animal-focused lesson, students will use music and stories to learn all about counting. This can be used as a stand-alone lesson or a support lesson for the **Five Busy Bees** lesson plan.
Preschool
Math
Lesson plan

## One-to-One Word Correspondence

Try to spend time reading with your child every day. Find a cozy spot and develop a reading routine. Demonstrate to your child how you track words across a page and from the top to the bottom.
Establishing good reading practices early on can help children their whole lives. Demonstrate to students how you track words across a page and from the top to the bottom.
How Many Words Are There?
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How Many Words Are There?
Help students build reading and counting skills with this simple worksheet. Kids will point to each word in a sentence as they read about dogs, cats, and rats.
Preschool
Math
Worksheet
Point It Out
Worksheet
Point It Out
Using fun materials can make following along as an adult reads much more exciting. In this activity, students will point out each word with different items to practice one-to-one correspondence.
Preschool
Worksheet
Letter By Letter
Worksheet
Letter By Letter
Help students gain phonological knowledge and an understanding of one-to-one correspondence by spelling words one letter at a time in this fun hands-on activity!
Preschool
Worksheet
Pointers!
Lesson plan
Pointers!
Seeing things one word and letter at a time is a lot easier when students can point at them with fun pointers!
Preschool
Lesson plan
EL Support Lesson: Magic Pointer Fingers
Lesson plan
EL Support Lesson: Magic Pointer Fingers
This lesson plan will introduce your ELs to one-to-one correspondance when reading. This is a great stand-alone lesson or a can be used as a pre-lesson for the **Pointers!** lesson plan.
Preschool
Lesson plan
My Cast: Level AA
Story
My Cast: Level AA
This leveled book about getting a cast is a great way to pass the time if your child needs to rest up after a tumble on the playground.
Preschool
Story

Encourage your child to write and draw about all their favorite things!
There is no topic more interesting to young students than themselves! Beyond just illustrations, encourage students to try writing their own name, a skill they may need to practice all year.
Letter to My Future Self
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Letter to My Future Self
What would you like to be doing 5 years from now? Help your students understand the concept of present versus future with a fun time capsule activity!
Preschool
Worksheet
Worksheet
What's the preschooler's favorite subject? Himself! Kids love questions about themselves, but this worksheet also has your kid finding out about someone else.
Preschool
Social studies
Worksheet
All About Me: My Phone Number
Lesson plan
All About Me: My Phone Number
Teach your preschoolers their home phone numbers, and reinforce the digits zero through nine! Learning phone numbers can also help your students if they have an emergency or get lost.
Preschool
Math
Lesson plan
Lesson plan
In this lesson, students will learn about how they are different from each other. They will then write about themselves! This lesson would fit in perfect with an "All About Me" theme.
Preschool
Lesson plan
Worksheet
Preschool
Social studies
Worksheet
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