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The Mitten Activities and Crafts

The Mitten Activities and Crafts

Inside: The Mitten activities to go with the picture book by Jan Brett. Includes crafts, printable resources, games and more for preschool, kindergarten, and elementary students. Raise your hand if you love Jan Brett! Her now-classic version of The Mitten is a favorite classroom read aloud every winter. This cozy picture book is perfect for…

Thanksgiving Activities For Preschoolers and Kindergartners

Thanksgiving Activities For Preschoolers and Kindergartners

All of these Thanksgiving activities for preschoolers and kindergartners can be done in your classroom or at home. Kids will have fun, learn and be ready for Thanksgiving! Thanksgiving Early Literacy Activities Letter recognition is FUN when there’s a spinner! This Thanksgiving resource in my store includes 3 differentiated letter and letter-sound activities, including the…

Apple Tree Craft

Apple Tree Craft

Inside: This apple tree craft is easy enough for preschoolers to do in the fall or when they’re learning about Johnny Appleseed. I’ve been posting seasonal crafts in this space for five years now, and somehow never created our own apple craft! I even wrote a huge roundup of apple crafts but didn’t have my…

Easter Preschool Activity – Letter Recognition Egg Craft {Free Printable}

Easter Preschool Activity – Letter Recognition Egg Craft {Free Printable}

Inside: This Easter preschool activity includes a free printable that gives children a chance to practice letter recognition My whole classroom was quiet recently while my little preschool Sunday school class painted with watercolors. Each child created and investigated the colors with the utmost concentration at his or her own level of development. I had…

Preschool Valentine Activity: Bee My Valentine ABC Clip Cards

Preschool Valentine Activity: Bee My Valentine ABC Clip Cards

This free printable preschool Valentine activity is lots of fun! Your little letter learners can help the bee find hearts, flowers, and honey while practicing uppercase-lowercase matching. It’s an easy, engaging addition your Valentine’s Day literacy activities. Preschool Valentine Activity These adorable Valentine’s Day bees are as sweet as honey! I was excited to use…

Popsicle Stick Unicorn Craft

Popsicle Stick Unicorn Craft

Inside: how to make a popsicle stick unicorn craft with kids (Disclosure: Books and Giggles is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com.) I’m super excited about this cute unicorn craft I…

Meet the North Pole Ninjas and Make a Paper Christmas Tree Craft

Meet the North Pole Ninjas and Make a Paper Christmas Tree Craft

Inside: a paper Christmas tree craft inspired by the story North Pole Ninjas. (Disclosure: Books and Giggles is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com.) I lay half awake Saturday morning, listening…

Easy Christmas Tree Craft for Kids

Easy Christmas Tree Craft for Kids

This easy Christmas tree craft for kids is perfect for class parties. It’s also a great choice for a simple craft station at a  children’s holiday event. (Disclosure: Books and Giggles is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by…

Turkey Letter Sound Activity for Thanksgiving Centers {Free Printable}

Turkey Letter Sound Activity for Thanksgiving Centers {Free Printable}

Inside: Letter sound clip cards to include in your Thanksgiving centers Gobble gobble! It’s almost turkey time! These adorable turkey clip cards are an engaging letter sound activity for your preschool or kindergarten Thanksgiving centers. Plus, they’re super-easy to prep. You can also use these clip cards in small groups or even as an assessment tool….