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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How to Develop Print Awareness

Print awareness is one of five critical pre-reading skills. Help your child develop print awareness and have fun at the same time.

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CH Is for Cheery Chicks

Here’s a great way to hatch some springtime fun in your kitchen! These little chicks are cute and delicious!

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“Feed the Puppy” Alphabet Game

Learning the alphabet is an important step on the road to reading. This game is a fun way to practice the alphabet.

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Picture Books about Presidents

If your kids think history is boring, this selection of presidential picture books just might change their minds!

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Snowman Picture Books

You’ll love this beautiful collection of snowman picture books! Print our downloadable library list and enjoy with your children!

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Favorite Picture Books for Christmas

It’s the “most wonderful time of the year” and reading a few of these wonderful books together will make it extra special.

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Picture Books for Sports Lovers

This collection of picture books is exactly what you need to get your young sports lover off the field and into a book!

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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

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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