Winter Snow CVC Word Building Mat for Kindergarten
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Winter Snow CVC Word Building Mat for Kindergarten

Learning to read with automaticity takes time, patience, and practice. One of the best ways for children to explore the relationship between letters and sounds is with word building. I created this wonderful, hands-on reading activity to really kick off your winter kindergarten literacy centers with a bang! Your students will love the colorful, winter-themed…

Winter Lesson Plans for Preschool: Literacy, Science, Math
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Winter Lesson Plans for Preschool: Literacy, Science, Math

I have an annoying habit. It involves my thought process right before a nice, loooong Christmas break, Spring Break, or even sometimes Summer. I start to think about that day, week, or month when we have to come baaaaack. The thought of empty lesson plans for preschool in winter sends chills throughout my body! That…

Outer Space Theme Lesson Plan for Preschool
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Outer Space Theme Lesson Plan for Preschool

Sun, moon, stars, rockets… it’s time for some out of this world exploration!  Outer space is one of my favorite preschool themes.  I love the curiosity and excitement that comes with learning about the world beyond planet Earth.  This Outer Space Theme Lesson Plan for Preschool will captivate your preschoolers’ attention and engage them in…

Construction Theme Preschool Lesson Plans
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Construction Theme Preschool Lesson Plans

Boom! Crash! Bang! All familiar sounds coming from my playroom on a daily basis. My preschoolers love everything related to construction. These Construction Theme Preschool Lesson Plans are a perfect match for any preschooler who loves to build blocks, fill up dump trucks, and excavate. These engaging and interactive lessons will keep your preschoolers entertained…

Ocean I Spy Colors Poster Set for Preschool
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Ocean I Spy Colors Poster Set for Preschool

Colors are so fun and easy to teach because they’re everywhere! You can slip them into any conversation, from getting dressed in the morning to bath time at night. You can spot them, name them, spell them, or learn them in another language! Color activities for preschool are even more fun when you can tie…

Easy Bug and Butterfly Theme Lesson Plan for Preschool
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Easy Bug and Butterfly Theme Lesson Plan for Preschool

Children are fascinated by bugs and butterflies! I know my preschoolers love going outside and investigating the world and creatures around them. Planning an insect themed unit is a wonderful way to captivate the attention of your preschoolers and work on some fun bug and butterfly themed activities. If you’re looking for activities to teach…

Slippery Ice Customizable Name Game
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Slippery Ice Customizable Name Game

We tried our first name game today! Truth is, Shiloh doesn’t know any of her letters yet, but she does know how to match pictures. I combined her need to learn the letters in her name with a fun matching activity with a twist. (Or should I say “slip”?) This “Slippery Ice” customizable name game for…

FREE Blends Word Building Activity
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FREE Blends Word Building Activity

Jaida is still building confidence with blends, so lots more practice is in order and I don’t like to repeat the same activities over and over. Variety is the spice of life, after all! So I created this free blends word building activity for her to get more comfortable working with blends. Materials needed for the…

CVC Card Game: Vowel Sound Slap It!
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CVC Card Game: Vowel Sound Slap It!

Build phonetic awareness with this CVC card game. Focused on medial vowel sounds, this Slap-Jack style game will help students learn to recognize vowel sounds through pictures and reading CVC words which will build stronger readers and spellers. Materials needed for the CVC Card Game: Card Stock | Laminating Pouches | Laminator | Paper Cutter…

CVC Real and Nonsense Words Game
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CVC Real and Nonsense Words Game

Give students practice creating real and nonsense words in this fun partner or small group game. Students will compose CVC words by spinning beginning, middle and end letters. They will learn what words are real and what words are nonsense through play. Game boards, spinners and printable write & wipe boards (laminating required) are included,…