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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…

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….

Preschool Apple Activity: Apple Seed Letter Tracing Cards {Free Printable}

Preschool Apple Activity: Apple Seed Letter Tracing Cards {Free Printable}

Inside: A preschool apple activity for practicing alphabet letter matching and lowercase letter tracing. (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.)   When I think of fall, I…

Story-Inspired Glue Dot Activity

Story-Inspired Glue Dot Activity

Inside: a glue dot worksheet to give kids practice controlling their glue bottles. Glue practice is also great for strengthening little hands and improving fine motor skills in general. Here we’re sharing a special, story-inspired glue practice activity. (Books and Giggles is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means…

Fine Motor Fun with Dried Beans

Fine Motor Fun with Dried Beans

Today I’m sharing a fun and simple set of fine motor skill activities. You can do it with toddlers, preschoolers, or elementary aged kids. All you really need are dried beans from your pantry. Montessori-Inspired Toddler Activity My kids all attended a Montessori preschool. One of the earliest activities they learned there was spooning beans….

Easy DIY Letter Sound Rings

Easy DIY Letter Sound Rings

I remember picking my girls up from preschool once, and seeing that the teacher had written a letter on Isabella’s hand. I was taken aback at first. Writing on a little kid’s skin didn’t seem like a good idea to me.  Yet, my sweet girl was so proud and excited to show me she had learned a letter and…