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!)

Alphabet Picture Books - Book Reviews from All About Reading

Alphabet Picture Books

Help your child increase letter knowledge and develop phonemic awareness with this selection of alphabet picture books!

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Tactile Letter Cards - a letter recognition activity from All About Reading

Make Your Own Tactile Letter Cards

These tactile letter cards provide a great multisensory way for little ones to learn about the alphabet.

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ABC Bracelets - a letter recognition activity for preschoolers from All About Reading

ABC Bracelets: A Letter Recognition Activity

Learning the alphabet is FUN when you have ABC bracelets! Download this free letter recognition activity.

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ABC Caterpillar - a letter recognition activity for preschoolers from All About Reading

ABC Caterpillar: A Letter Recognition Activity

Is there any better way to learn the alphabet than with a cute ABC caterpillar? This adorable activity promotes letter recognition.

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Reading Readiness - The Top 5 Skills - All About Reading

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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ABC Playdough Mats - a letter recognition activity from All About Reading

ABC Playdough Mats

Creating letters with playdough allows children to feel the alphabet . . . literally. Download our free templates here.

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Creating the Alphabet with Building Blocks - a letter recognition activity for preschoolers from All About Reading

Creating the Alphabet with Building Blocks

Familiarize your preschoolers with the alphabet by creating the alphabet with building blocks!

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ABC Summer Snacks Cookbook - from All About Reading

ABC Snacks – Summer Snacks Cookbook

Download our Summer Snacks Cookbook and enjoy an assortment of yummy summer-themed snacks!

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8 Ways to Use Refrigerator Magnets - All About Learning Press

8 Ways to Use Refrigerator Magnets

Here are eight fantastic ways to promote pre-reading skills using alphabet refrigerator magnets.

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Make Your Own Fabric Alphabet - a letter recognition activity from All about Reading

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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ABC Snacks - All About Reading

ABC Snacks: Eating Your Way through the Alphabet

You’re going to love our FREE ABC Snacks series! There’s a tasty snack for every letter of the alphabet.

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Organizational Tools I Couldn’t Homeschool Without

Explore Marie Rippel’s personal list of 8 must-have organizational tools for homeschooling families.

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