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!

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Fun Ways to Develop Phonological Awareness

Help your child develop phonological awareness and learn how to nurture this important pre-reading skill!

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Picture Books for Adventurers

Get ready for a world of adventure! With these picture books for adventurers, every day brings new excitement.

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How To Make Your Own Fabric Alphabet

This easy-to-make fabric alphabet will provide hours of kid-friendly, educational fun. Download our free template!

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W Is for Watermelon Craft

What a way to spend an afternoon–working on a mouth-watering lowercase W craft! What are you waiting for?

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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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S Is for Salute Our Soldiers

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

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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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