This Week in Preschool

Week 35

Letter Puzzles & Games

Word puzzles can take many shapes and forms. Offer your child a wide variety of them — there's a word puzzle for everyone!
Word puzzles can take many shapes and forms. Offer students a wide variety of them — there's a word puzzle for everyone!
Letter Maze: G
Worksheet
Letter Maze: G
This letter maze features the letter G. Help the mother giraffe find her calf in this letter G maze.
kindergarten
Worksheet
Letter "F" Puzzle
Worksheet
Letter "F" Puzzle
Feast your eyes on this "F" letter puzzle! Show your kindergartener why F stands for fun with this simple, colorful jigsaw puzzle.
kindergarten
Worksheet
Play Alphabet Match-up!
Activity
Play Alphabet Match-up!
Children who know the names and sounds of letters when they enter school, learn to read sooner. This activity uses a clothesline to work on alphabet sounds.
preschool
Activity
Alphabet Hunt
Activity
Alphabet Hunt
Ask a child if they want to practice the alphabet and you'll likely get snubbed. But ask if they'd like to play letter detective? You might hook yourself a fish.
kindergarten
Activity
Dot-to-Dot Alphabet: S
Worksheet
Dot-to-Dot Alphabet: S
Sneak in some more alphabet learning to make sure your child never forgets his ABC's with this dot-to-dot worksheet.
kindergarten
Worksheet
Tricky Lowercase Letters Ski Race
Game
Tricky Lowercase Letters Ski Race
Help kids differentiate between confusing lowercase letters, such as 'd', 'p', and 'q' with this ski race game
kindergarten
Game

Math Review

Spend some time this week with your child reviewing the math concepts covered earlier in the school year.
Spend some time this week reviewing the math concepts covered earlier in the school year.
Bug Subtraction
Worksheet
Bug Subtraction
Can you count up these critters? Show your little one how he can use his counting skills to solve each subtraction problem.
kindergarten
Math
Worksheet
How Many Did I See?
Lesson plan
How Many Did I See?
This introductory lesson on addition will give your students a great start in understanding how to add! It can be used as a stand-alone or support lesson for the Ladybug Addition lesson plan.
preschool
Math
Lesson plan
Car Parking Game
Activity
Car Parking Game
Does your child love toy cars? Here’s a terrific way for them to play with their toy cars and practice number recognition skills at the same time.
preschool
Math
Activity
Ice Cream Math
Worksheet
Ice Cream Math
Let's add some more scoops to these ice cream bowls! Kids will get to see addition in action as they add scoops to equal the right total.
kindergarten
Worksheet
Shape Jumble
Worksheet
Shape Jumble
Help your kindergarten child learn his geometric shapes with this printable coloring worksheet.
kindergarten
Math
Worksheet
Big vs. Small
Worksheet
Big vs. Small
Children will enjoy comparing the size of a variety of creatures and items in this appealing measurement worksheet.
preschool
Math
Worksheet

Take a break from serious reading, but don't take a break from learning! Young children need to have fun, but they can always be learning.
Take a break from serious reading — but don't take a break from learning! Young students need to have fun, but they can always be learning.
Process of Elimination: Pets
Worksheet
Process of Elimination: Pets
Read clues and use process of elimination to find out the correct answer among this group of pets.
preschool
Math
Worksheet
Worksheet
To get a dog to come to you, sometimes you need to call its name. Your preschooler can learn each of these dog's names by reading the clues on this worksheet.
preschool
Worksheet
Bottle Cap Games for Kindergarten Readiness
Activity
Bottle Cap Games for Kindergarten Readiness
Here are some kindergarten readiness activities that you can do with reused plastic bottle caps.
preschool
Activity
Lesson plan
ELs will get plenty of practice identifying letters as they go on an alphabet scavenger hunt in this fun letter-focused lesson plan. Can be used as a stand-alone or support lesson for the Play with Reading lesson plan.
preschool
Lesson plan
The New Baby: Level B
Story
The New Baby: Level B
Using shorter sentences and easy vocabulary, this leveled book helps kids build essential early reading skills.
kindergarten
Story
Have Fun Reading: Choice Board
Worksheet
Have Fun Reading: Choice Board
With this Have Fun Reading Choice Board, budding bookworms can choose from a variety of engaging reading-based activities, from reading in a cozy blanket fort to drawing or acting out their favorite part of a story.
preschool
Worksheet

Writing Review

Review writing basics learned throughout the year!
Review writing basics learned throughout the year!
Alphabet Practice: R
Worksheet
Alphabet Practice: R
Draw and label two objects beginning with the letter R then practice writing R's in lowercase and uppercase form.
kindergarten
Worksheet
Worksheet
Give your preschooler practice with the fun, criss-cross letter X with this cute worksheet that gets her writing and identifying all things "X."
preschool
Worksheet
Beginning Writing: Write a "Bee" Sentence
Worksheet
Beginning Writing: Write a "Bee" Sentence
Buzz, buzz, buzz! Get your kindergartener buzzing about bees with this beginning writing worksheet. Writing has never been this fun!
kindergarten
Worksheet
Worksheet
preschool
Worksheet
Practice Writing Letters: Rounded
Worksheet
Practice Writing Letters: Rounded
Gain practice for writing rounded letters such as C's and G's by tracing the semicircle-shaped handles of the teapots featured.
preschool
Worksheet
Tracing Letters C, G, O
Worksheet
Tracing Letters C, G, O
What do the letters C, G, and O have in common? They all have curvy lines! Practice drawing those curves using the handwriting guides.
preschool
Worksheet
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