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Alphabet Tracing Pages – FREE Printable

Today we have a brand new set of printables for you – Alphabet Tracing Pages! This free alphabet set includes a guide for writing both the uppercase and lowercase letters from A to Z as well as some additional fun learning.

A Peek Inside

Each of the alphabet tracing pages is 8.5″ x 11″ and shows the letter formation at the top, includes two lines to practice both the uppercase and lowercase letter, a “find the uppercase and lowercase letter” space, and an area to trace the beginning letter and color images that start with the letter sound (A for apple, Z is for zebra – please note, all vowels images are for the short vowel sound).

All pages are in grayscale (to help you save on ink!). Please note this is a large file, so the preview may not show. :)

If you’d like to reuse the sheets, slide the page into a sheet protector and trace the maze and color using dry erase markers. Otherwise, print and have fun! 

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Valentine’s Day Sudoku Puzzles

Valentine's Day Sodoku Puzzles

 

Looking for a little additional learning fun for Valentine’s Day? These Valentine Sudoku Puzzles would be a great addition to your day!

Valentine's Day Sudoku Puzzle

There are six puzzles included in the download along with directions and a solutions page {just for mom}. The puzzles are a simple 4×4 square to make it a little easier for younger children.  Simply cut out the missing pieces from the bottom of the page and figure out where they belong!

 

Don’t Miss These Additional Printables for Valentine’s Day

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Candy Hearts Rhyming Printable

Candy Hearts Rhyming Activity {free printable}
 

PDF Printing Problems

Having trouble downloading or printing this file? Be sure to check out the post on PDF Download Problems for tips and tricks on getting the files to download properly. The solution is usually something simple and quick!

 

Enjoy free printables? If you are looking for something in particular, be sure to check out my Printables from A to Z list, a complete list of every printable I’ve created over the years. Can’t find what you’re looking for? Leave a comment and I’d be happy to help you out!

20 Activities, Crafts, and Printables for Where the Wild Things Are

One book that’s been on our shelves for years is Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak. This was one of our oldest daughter’s favorite books! Perhaps your family has read the book over and over again (believe me, I understand that!) or maybe even watched the go-along movie.  

If your children are crazy over the book, here is a collection of ideas and printables that you can use with your kids or classroom when reading Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak.

Activities to Go-Along

Monster & Sailboat Activities

 

Printables

Read the Story Online

If you don’t have a copy of Where the Wild Things Are at home, or if you’d like to do something a little different, read it online here.

 

 

Like this? Don’t miss my post The Very Hungry Caterpillar Activities and Crafts

30 Activities, Crafts, and Printables for The Polar Express

Over 30 go-along crafts, activities, and printables for The Polar Express

Our kids still enjoy The Polar Express book by Chris van Allsburg and the go-along movie. When we pull out our stash of Christmas books, it is so much fun to see the favorites and re-read them! No matter how old you are, there is something magical about the Christmas season!

Here is a collection of activities, crafts, and printables that you can use with your kids or classroom when reading (or watching) The Polar Express.


Activities to Go-Along

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Polar Express Crafts

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Snacks & Yummies

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Science Tie-ins

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Printables

Read the Story Online

If you don’t have a copy of The Polar Express at home, or if you’d like to do something a little different, read it online here (read by Liam Neeson). 

 

Additional Literature Based Learning Ideas

Like this? Don’t miss these other literature based activity posts focused on some of our favorite children’s books. 

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Alphabet Booklets – A to E Printable Set Freebie

Alphabet booklets for preschool and kindergarten - letters A to E printable set from Homeschool Creations

These alphabet booklet printables have been sitting in my queue for some time, but recently I had the chance to use them with a friend’s daughter (and also can’t wait for my nieces and nephews to use them). Each week we are working through a few of the letters and having some fun together. The booklets are very simple and fold up into a quarter-sheet size – perfect for smaller hands. This free alphabet printable  includes booklets for the letters A-E (more to come soon!).

A Peek Inside

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Each of the letter sheets prints off double sided onto 8.5″ x 11″ paper and folds to a quarter-sheet sized booklet. There are a total of 8 mini-pages for each booklet and inside you’ll find the following: 

  • Cover – color in the block letters as you talk about upper and lower case letters and the sound the letter makes
  • Finish the Maze – find your way through the beginning sounds maze
  • Trace the Letters – trace the upper and lower case letters
  • Do-a-Dot upper and lower case – use crayons, paint, stickers, or other art mediums to color the circles
  • Color the Picture Words (2 pages) – color and say the words that being with the booklet letter
  • Words I Know – write down all the words your child knows that begin with the letter

alphabet-mini-booklet-fold-and-cut-exampleOnce printed, cut along the horizontal dotted line. Stack the papers (pages are numbered) and fold in half on the solid line to create a mini booklet. Borderless printing is recommend (an option in most printer settings).

While it’s a little hard to show you every single page from every single booklet, here is an up-close sampling of what each booklet includes. 

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Purchase the full set of letter booklet bundle in my Teachers Pay Teachers store that includes a bonus set of the picture mazes you see above!  You can purchase that set here

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 Download the A to E set by clicking below! Enjoy!

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Alphabet Letter Mazes - full set from A to Z

If you enjoy these printables, you may also want to check out these A to Z Alphabet Mazes

Brown Bear, Brown Bear Crafts, Activities, and Printables

Brown Bear, Brown Bear crafts, activities, and printables

One of the first books we read to each of our children was Brown Bear, Brown Bear by Bill Martin Jr. Full of colors and word patterns, it was always a favorite with both the kids and parents.  We talked about animals, sounds they made, learned colors, and tried to guess which animal was coming next. 

Beyond that, there are so many art ideas, cooking projects, and activities to work on in conjunction with the book. And when I say many, I mean a LOT. With my nephew and nieces loving his books, I put together this collection of over 30 crafts, activities, and printables for Brown Bear, Brown Bear. Click on the links below to visit the sites and activities – and have fun reading together!

Brown Bear, Brown Bear Activities

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Brown Bear, Brown Bear Arts & Crafts Projects

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Brown Bear, Brown Bear Cooking & Snack Ideasfood Collage

Brown Bear, Brown Bear Science Activities

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Brown Bear, Brown Bear Printables to Go-along

Brown Bear Brown Bear vocabulary word cards for Read Build Write Mats from Homeschool Creations

 

Looking for more literature-based learning fun? Don’t miss the roundup of Very Hungry Caterpillar Crafts, Activities, and Printables

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