Free Printable Summer Counting Book for Preschool
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Free Printable Summer Counting Book for Preschool

Ah, the summer slide! That brightly colored tube-shaped tower at the local park, right? Nope. I’m talking about the “other” summer slide. The one well-known by educators. It refers to learning loss that can (and does) occur during those off-school months. Let’s prevent that with engaging summer lesson plans for preschoolers! Children’s counting books, emergent…

Dragons and Tacos Counting Activities for Preschool Math Centers
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Dragons and Tacos Counting Activities for Preschool Math Centers

Taco Tuesday is a STAPLE in my house. Crunchy, soft, beef, chicken, spicy, mild… we don’t say no to tacos at my house. When the books Dragons Love Tacos and Dragons Love Tacos 2 by Adam Rubin came out, we were sure to get our copies and enjoy the silliness of colorful, fiery dragons gobbling…

Printable Pattern Block Templates and Activities
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Printable Pattern Block Templates and Activities

Learning and Playing with Pattern Block Designs Pattern blocks are a classic and common resource found in early childhood classrooms as well as in elementary schools. You might remember using plastic pattern blocks as a child. There are also wooden pattern blocks and magnetic pattern blocks! Teachers and parents use them across various subject areas…

Forest Animal Pattern Block Activity for Preschool
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Forest Animal Pattern Block Activity for Preschool

Is your child an animal lover? This forest animal pattern block printable activity for preschool is a great way to learn about some of the animals that live in the forest that kids might not get to see in the wild. Working on fine motor skills, visual discrimination and scanning are also great bonuses for…

Free Printable Farm Animal Pattern Block Mats
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Free Printable Farm Animal Pattern Block Mats

One of my happiest childhood memories is swinging from the rope swing in the hayloft. My dad had a dairy farm and my grandpa had pigs and chickens. So many weekends growing up involved following behind the two of them as they did chores, took animals to market, and worked in the fields. And of…

Valentine’s Day Roll and Count Math Game
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Valentine’s Day Roll and Count Math Game

Looking for an engaging math game that is easy to differentiate for your Valentine’s Day theme?  These free printable Valentine’s Day Roll and Count Math Games are a great way to get your kindergarteners excited about math time. Simply print these games, slip them into a write and wipe sleeve and you have your Valentine’s Day math…

Valentine Counting Grid Games for Pre-K and Preschool
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Valentine Counting Grid Games for Pre-K and Preschool

After all of the hustle and bustle between Thanksgiving and Christmas, January and February tend to drag. I am ready to dive into Valentine’s Day! We are going full throttle with our Valentine’s Day activities. I love the smiles of excitement and wonder when we start a new theme. These sweet FREE Valentine Counting Grid Games for…

Valentine Math Play Dough Counting Games for Preschoolers
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Valentine Math Play Dough Counting Games for Preschoolers

Learning to count is an important skill that preschoolers love to practice year round. Simple counting games for preschoolers that are holiday themed are a wonderful way to get your students to practice their numbers while their minds are focused on handing out valentines and eating sweet treats. Valentine Math Play Dough Counting Games For…

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…