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!

R Is for Rabbit - lowercase r craft

R Is for Rabbit Craft

Some rabbits may be shy, but this lowercase R craft is happily hopping your way, ready for an afternoon of crafting fun!

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S Is for Swan Craft

Whether soaring through the air or swimming down a stream, the swan of this lowercase S craft is sure to delight your child!

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T Is for Tree Craft

This leafy lowercase T craft makes a forest of fun for your child, and is a terrific teaching tool, too!

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U Is for Umbrella Craft

No matter what the weather, the sun always seems to be shining when you can spend time on this lowercase U craft with your kids!

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V Is for Volcano Craft

Are you ready for a virtual explosion of crafting and letter-learning fun? Your kids will have a blast (pun intended!) with this lowercase V craft!

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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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X Is for Xylophone Craft

X-pect nothing but the best! You and your child will sing the praises of this lowercase X craft!

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Y Is for Yo-yo Craft

This playful lowercase Y craft will have your preschooler jumping up and down, just like our cute yo-yo!

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Pirate Picture Books

Ahoy! These perfectly delightful pirate picture books will leave your little ones clamoring for more.

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Z Is for Zucchini Craft

Is zucchini a fruit or a veggie? You’ll have to check out our lowercase Z craft to find out!

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4 Great Ways to Build Listening Comprehension

Trying to help your child develop listening comprehension? Here are 4 helpful ways to nurture this important skill.

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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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