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Alphabet mail - post office pretend play with letter recognition. Alphabet mail - post office pretend play with letter recognition. Preschool Literacy, Early Literacy, Literacy Activities, In Kindergarten, Preschool Activities, Literacy Skills, Alphabet Activities, Learning Letters, Preschool Alphabet

Alphabet Activity - Pretend Play with Letters

Have fun playing mailman with this simple alphabet activity .

Sounds Fishing and Matching game Floating ping pong balls phonics Awesome idea and easy to do. Good for IP play timeFloating ping pong balls phonics Awesome idea and easy to do. Good for IP play time Learning Letters, Toddler Activities, Preschool Activities, Kids Learning, Learning Spanish, Creative Activities For Toddlers, Learning Phonics, Learning Numbers, Spanish Lessons

Alphabet Sounds Fishing and Matching game - The Imagination Tree

Use ping-pong balls to practise letter names and sounds with a fun fishing and matching alphabet game for pre-schoolers!

star words - awesome fine motor AND letter formation practice (alphabet) Preschool Names, Motor Skills Activities, Preschool Literacy, Literacy Activities, Educational Activities, In Kindergarten, Preschool Activities, Early Learning, Kids Learning

Star Names!

I can't take credit for this one. I got this idea from Fountas and Pinnell's Kindergarten Phonics book, and I LOVE it! It is one that I truly look forward to every year. Prep for this activity is simple. Get some large construction paper and write each child's name in medium sized letters.

Draw a letter on a pin board and have children push the pins in correct order to form the letters. (Could write numbers and even draw arrows to show letter formation sequence.) Great for fine motor skill development and letter formation and recognition Preschool Literacy, Preschool Letters, Learning Letters, Alphabet Activities, Early Literacy, Literacy Activities, Kids Learning, Fine Motor Activities For Kids, Fine Motor Skills Development

Preschool Letter H - In My World

I decided to try something new for our Preschool Letter H. Instead of a beginning sounds basket, I used some of our beginning H vocabulary cards and covered the words at the top with playdough. Filip’s job was to say the name of each picture and figure out the beginning sound. He then took …

Painting with trucks - a simple art project for kids with very little prep time required! Painting with trucks - a simple art project for kids with very little prep time required! Easy Art Projects, Projects For Kids, Crafts For Kids, Toddler Art Projects, Art Activities For Kids, Preschool Art, Painting For Kids, Art For Kids, Learn Painting

Painting with Trucks

Painting with Trucks - Art for Kids Painting with trucks is a classic art activity for kids to watch colors blend and see the track...

32 Objects for Strengthening Fine Motor Skills - 32 objects for improving fine motor skills. Lots of fine motor activities too! Motor Skills Activities, Gross Motor Skills, Educational Activities, Toddler Activities, Preschool Activities, Austin Activities, Toddler Fun, Kids Education, Kids Learning

32 Objects for Strengthening Fine Motor Skills

32 objects for improving fine motor skills. Categorized list of items and activities to use as part of an activity to work on fine motor development.

Great way to store all the random trinkets they end up with Crafty Fun: ABC Sorting Box - Kindergarten Kindergarten Alphabet Activities, Literacy Activities, Activities For Kids, Crafts For Kids, Preschool Alphabet, Kindergarten Literacy, Early Literacy, Activity Centers, Activity Box

Kindergarten Kindergarten

Lesson plans, activities and ideas for kindergarten classrooms, including math problem-solving, reading workshop, writer's workshop, inquiry-based science journals, literacy centers and more!

Just Be Early Childhood Education: Inspirations For Life.: What Is Happening This Week? Writing Center Preschool, Writing Area, Writing Station, Preschool Literacy, Pre Writing, Kindergarten Art, Preschool Art, Literacy Activities, Writing Skills

What is happening this week?

Attaching feathers to our pens creates interest and enthusiasm for drawing and mark making! "I look in the mirror and who...

The Moffatt Girls: Toddler Tasks Week 7 magnetic cubes Numbers Preschool, Learning Numbers, Kindergarten Math, Toddler Preschool, Toddler Activities, Preschool Activities, Number Activities, Math Numbers, Toddler Learning

Toddler Tasks Week 7

The weeks go by too quickly and my little girls is growing up too fast! Sophia is now is now 2 1/2 years old. Many of these activities can be adjusted to

FINE MOTOR: Scissor Practice for Preschoolers. One of those magical activities that captivate young ones! Preschool At Home, Preschool Kindergarten, Preschool Learning, Toddler Preschool, Early Learning, Preschool Crafts, Learning Activities, Kids Learning, Cutting Activities

Scissor Practice for Preschoolers

If an activity is a good developmental fit for a child it becomes evident in the amount of time he spends on it. Often a child will want to repeat the activity over and over again until it is fully mastered. There is something magical about finding the just right activity for a child that …

Playdough Learning: Prewriting for Toddlers Pre-writing Fun: All you need is play dough and some straws. Awesome fine motor and visual motor practice! Preschool Writing, Preschool Learning, In Kindergarten, Kids Learning, Teaching, Learning Letters, Kinesthetic Learning, Preschool Letters, Alphabet Activities

Playdough Learning: Prewriting for Toddlers

Summer is the perfect time to find packages of colorful drinking straws on sale at your grocery store. I think they are a terrific crafting material.

Light Table: Phonics for the lightbox- pair this with the glass alphabet stones earlier pinned. Phonics Activities, Alphabet Activities, Classroom Activities, Activities For Kids, Kindergarten Literacy, Early Literacy, Reggio Emilia, Imagination Tree, Light Board

Alphabet Cups on the Light Box - The Imagination Tree

Explore the ABC in a fun, multi-sensory way using alphabet cups on the light box. A perfect for all age groups which can be adapted to suit their own stage.

Alphabet Peg Dolls - a fun way to play with letters. Maybe make it a matching game with an alphabet pegboard! Preschool Literacy, Literacy Activities, Preschool Activities, Kindergarten, Early Literacy, Teaching Resources, Early Learning, Kids Learning, Learning Spanish

Alphabet Peg Dolls - Alphabet For Starters - No Time For Flash Cards

After reading to your child daily the best advice is to surround your child with a print rich environment. Point out the letters all around you, read recipes, read food boxes, read the letters you see around you and show them to your child and play with letters. There is no need for flash cards […]

Progression in Writing - Colorful Dreams Kindergarten Nursery Stages Of Writing, Pre Writing, Kids Writing, Teaching Writing, Writing Skills, Writing Activities, Writing Ideas, Writing Rubrics, Teaching Ideas

Helping Your Child Learn Sight Words at Home

Learning can be fun! Using the proven HeidiSongs multi-sensory method, even preschool age children can easily learn to identify numbers, shapes, sight words.