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!)

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How to Develop Print Awareness

Print awareness is one of five critical pre-reading skills. Our free Quick Guide will show you how to help your child develop print awareness and have fun at the same time.

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Z Is for Zebra Craft

Wrap up your ABC Craft collection with this snazzy zebra–it’s a great way to practice the letter Z!

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Y Is for Yak Craft

Ready for some letter Y fun? This printable yak is ready to help your preschooler practice the letter Y!

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X Is for X-ray Fish Craft

Aren’t you excited? This x-ray fish craft is an extra-special way to practice the letter X!

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W Is for Worm Craft

Don’t let this little worm slither away! Why not download this printable worm craft today?

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V Is for Vulture Craft

V is for vulture–and some very memorable letter V fun!

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U Is for Umbrellabird Craft

Download some fun with our printable animal craft and help your preschooler practice the letter U.

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T Is for Turtle Craft

Turtles tend to take their time, but you’ll want to hurry and download this adorable turtle craft!

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S Is for Snake Craft

Say hello to some letter S fun! This sneaky snake craft is a great way to practice the letter S!

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Teaching Rhyming to Preschoolers - All About Reading

5 Ways to Teach Rhyming

There are three stages of rhyming—hearing, recognizing, and producing. Find out how to help your child during all three stages!

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R Is for Raccoon Craft

Ready for some letter R fun? This sneaky raccoon is ready to help your preschooler practice the letter R!

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Q Is for Quail Craft

Quick! Your kids will clamor for this colorful quail craft–it’s quite cute!

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