Preschool

The preschool years offer a wonderful opportunity for children to learn and explore, and you can use this precious time to nurture important pre-reading skills. The posts below represent a wide selection of preschool-related topics–you’ll find teaching tips, activities, and more.

Looking for snack ideas? Check out the ABC Snacks series! Or check out our ABC Crafts for Uppercase and Lowercase letters!

I Is for Icky Insects - an ABC Snack from All About Reading

I Is for Icky Insects

What do you get when you combine yummy dried fruit, seeds, a little bit of chocolate, with a big dose of imagination?

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ABC Snacks - Ants Go Munching

A Is for Ants-Go-Munching

Your kids are going to LOVE this fun (and kind of gross) snack idea!

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“Mind Your Manners” Picture Books

If you find yourself having to say things like “say please” a little too often, you’ll appreciate this lineup of picture books.

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Summer Picture Books

These books will provide a summer full of fun for the whole family, even if you can’t leave home.

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D Is for Dynamic Dads - An ABC Snack from All About Reading

D Is for Dynamic Dads

In honor of dynamic dads everywhere, we’ve got an extra special snack to share with you!

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Completed Salute Our Soldiers snack

S Is for Salute Our Soldiers

This adorable ABC Snack is the perfect choice for Memorial Day!

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Picture Books About Kindess - Picture Book Reviews from All About Reading

Picture Books about Kindness

This selection of picture books will help your children become more aware the ways they can show kindness every day.

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ABC Playdough Mats

Creating letters with playdough allows children to feel the alphabet . . . literally. Download our free templates here.

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SH Is for Sheep - An ABC Snack from All About Reading

SH Is for Showy Sheep

Help your little one practice the sound of SH—this tasty snack from our ABC Snacks series is just what you need.

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little girl creating lowercase e craft

E Is for Egg Craft

This egg has a secret inside and it’s the next lowercase letter for your preschooler to learn—a bright yellow lowercase E!

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Picture Books for Spring

Welcome the warmth and wonder of spring with these wonderful picture books!

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Teaching the Alphabet to Preschoolers - from All About Reading

How to Teach the Alphabet to Preschoolers

Is your preschooler ready to learn the alphabet? This post is jam-packed with letter recognition activities.

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