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!

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 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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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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R Is for Rockin’ Rainbow Skewers

This ABC Snack promises to deliver a pleasing meal for even the most persnickety preschooler!

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Reading Readiness: The Top 5 Skills

Your child should master 5 key skills before you begin formal reading instruction. Discover 20 ways to develop these skills.

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H Is for Have a Heart - An ABC Snack from All About Reading

H Is for Have a Heart

Are you looking for a delicious and nutritious treat to make with your preschooler for Valentine’s Day? This is it!

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Black History Picture Books

This selection of picture books will introduce your child to important stories of courage, strength, and determination.

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M Is for Marvelous Mittens

There’s nothing better on a snowy morning than having a pair of warm, sweet mittens for breakfast! Wait…mittens for breakfast?!

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