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September Calendar Numbers – Free Printable

For the last sixteen years I’ve used the same calendar pieces, both in my public school teaching and during our homeschool time. Last week, I decided it was time to change things up a bit and pulled together some new ones to use during our calendar time.

September Calendar Numbers free printable from Homeschool Creations

 

To work on various pattern sequences, there are THREE different sets of number pieces: green, yellow, and red. Each color has a different clip art pattern to match.

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Using the different colored number cards to try different pattern sequences: an ABC pattern, ABAB pattern, AABB pattern and more.

September Calendar Header

The set also includes a calendar header for the month of September as well.

Would you like a set to use too? {grins}

 

——> Download the September Calendar Numbers HERE <——

Additional Calendar Helps

Here are a few additional printables and helps for you all, including the pocket chart that we use, laminating tips, and additional printables you may like:

Yearly pocket chart calendar numbers from Homeschool Creations copy Pocket chart holiday and special occasion cards

 

Sponsor Thanks for September

We SO appreciate the following companies – be sure to stop by their sites and check them out.

Teach Them Diligently Marketplace

 

Teach Them Diligently Conventions were created to encourage families in discipleship, home education, and the mission of reaching the world with the good news of Jesus Christ! We hope you’ll plan to join us in 2014!

Home Art Studio is a K-5 home art program for families that features projects designed to increase students’ love and appreciation of the visual arts. The Home Art Studio program will enhance a child’s ability to problem-solve, think creatively, and truly see the world around them. The art projects students will complete are designed to illustrate the elements and principles of art in an age-appropriate way.

Master Books is the world’s largest publisher of creation-based materials for all ages: including apologetics, homeschool curriculum and resources, reference titles, and quality children’s literature. Master Books has NEW Creation-inspired educational choices. Easy-to-use & students build a strong biblical worldview, while we’ve done all the prep work for you!

Snuggle up on the couch with your preschooler and the NEW beautifully illustrated book from Apologia, A Light for My Path. This book is based on Psalm 119 and  is an alphabet book written to help children develop an abiding love and deep respect for God’s Word.

Maestro Classics features stories set to classical music for children and families. Award winning musicians and storytellers will entertain and captivate their audience, while teaching children about classical music. Don’t miss the free curriculum guides to go with the Maestro Classics CDs!

 

Reader’s Favorite Posts from August 2013

Curious to see what others have been reading this past month? Below is a list of the ten most visited posts for the month of August 2013:

 

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Circus Theme Math and Language Printables

We’re taking a trip to the circus this week and getting a behind-the-scenes tour. To go along with our trip, I put together a few additional circus theme printables to use with parts of the Circus Printable Pack {be sure to download those as well!}.

Circus Theme Math and Language Printables

This printable mini pack includes both math and language learning activities: even and odd number sorting, greater than/less than comprehension, tally mark skills, making predictions, word family identification, and a fun circus word find.

Don’t Forget the Circus Printable Pack too!

circus collage

In case you missed it earlier, the Circus Printable Pack goes along with these new printables and is full of additional learning activities for preschool and kindergarten children including vocabulary words, counting practice, word building and more. You can find out more about the Circus Printable Pack here.

Fun Books to Go Along

Want to work on your own circus themed unit? Here are some fun books to get you started!

Angry Birds Printables for Preschool and Kindergarten

There happen to be quite a few children {and adults} in our home who l.o.v.e. Angry Birds in any form. This pack has been in my ‘to create’ pile for quite some time and it is FINALLY done. Although we won’t be using them for another week or so {and don’t worry, I’ll be sharing all the fun things we do!}, I figured that you all might like to start downloading and planning as well – right?

Angry Birds Printables

There are two separate downloads included in the Angry Bird  printables – one targeted toward PreK and one for Kindergarten skills. A few of the things included:

  • vocabulary word cards
  • letter tracers
  • puppet fun
  • patterning
  • mazes
  • beginning sounds
  • least and greatest numbers
  • positional words
  • and more!

I hope these free printables will bring much fun for your kids {and you too!}. Just click on the link below to download the files {don’t forget there are two of them}. There are some additional links below as well, so be sure to scroll down and check them out as well.

——> Download the Angry Birds Printables HERE <——

Don’t Miss These Either!

~ Angry Bird word cards for the Read! Build! Write! vocabulary mats

~ Angry Birds ideas on Pinterest

~ Kindergarten Angry Bird Printables from 1+1+1=1

~ More Early Learning Printable Packs

 

Enjoy – and have fun with these!

The Little Rabbit Printables

I am VERY excited to share The Little Rabbit Printables with you today!! It’s been a little bit since I’ve shared a new Literature Based Printable set, and I have to say that I am in love with the graphics in this pack!

The Little Rabbit by Judy Dunn - find free go-along printables at homeschoolcreations.net

This printable set was created to go along with the book The Little Rabbit by Judy Dunn. The book features real photos of a rabbit with a sweet story of a little white rabbit named Buttercup. We are reading this book as part of our Before Five in a Row studies {the manual has additional learning ideas to use as you read the story}.

Little Rabbit Printables - go along printables for the story The Little Rabbit by Judy Dunn from homeschoolcreations.net

The Little Rabbit printable pack includes fun activities to tie in with the story ~ vocabulary words, word tracer cards, days of the week activities, syllable counting, a matching game – all with real photographs to tie in with the story.

 

——> Download the FREE Little Rabbit Printable Pack!!! <—–

Don’t Miss These Printables Either

~ The Little Rabbit word cards for the Read! Build! Write! vocabulary mats

~ Animal Classification Cards

~ Additional resources from Homeschool Share

~ More Literature Based Printables

~ Other Early Learning Printables

 

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Three Letter Word Cards ~ Free Printable

3 Letter Word Puzzle Cards

Looking for an fun {and colorful} way to have your child sound out and spell three letter words? The Three Letter Word Cards contain a list of 42 3-letter CVC words for children to sound and spell using fun picture clues and hands-on learning – and they are FREE especially for my email subscribers – yay!!

Are you already an email subscriber? Please go to this private page and enter the NEW password. You can find the password in your most current email at the very bottom. Become a subscriber HERE and receive instant access. 

 

The Three Letter Word Cards include:

  • 48 full color picture cards with word prompts {lightly shaded in gray}
  • 48 full color picture cards with no letter or word prompts
  • 2 sheets of color-coded letter tiles {upper and lower case}

Ideas for Using the Word Cards

Three Letter Word Puzzles

  1. For early learners – trace the shaded letters using Vis-à-vis markers or dry erase markers
  2. Match the correct letter tile to the letter on the puzzle card
  3. Spell the word with letter tiles using no prompts
  4. Write the letters in the squares using a vis-à-vis or dry erase marker

 


How We’re Using the 3 Letter Word Cards

3 Letter Word Cards - 42 CVC words for spelling and reading

We printed off our set onto cardstock and then laminated them to make them a bit more sturdy. {Note: This is how we laminate more inexpensively}. We’re using a cookie sheet as the base for our word cards and have added magnets to the back of the letters. If you are looking for magnets and an expanded set of GREAT letter tiles, All About Spelling has Letter Tile Magnets and Letter Tiles available that are already perforated ~ a huge help!

The letter tiles include vowels in both blue and pink. If you are teaching your child the difference between consonants and vowels, the pink tiles will come in handy to show that they are vowels in the CVC {consonant-vowel-consonant} words.

Ready to have some fun?

Download the 3 Letter Word Cards

3 Letter Word Cards - 42 CVC words for children to sound and spell

This is a FREE download for email subscribers – and it is really easy to subscribe by simply clicking HEREor by entering your email in the box at the bottom of this post. 

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After you subscribe by email, you will receive a confirmation email. Once you confirm your subscription, you will be redirected to a page with a link, password, and directions to get your FREEBIE!! You can always email me if you have any questions and I’d be happy to help you out. 

If you would prefer not to subscribe, the 3 Letter Word Cards are also available for purchase in my Teacher’s Notebook store for $3.00. 

I’d love to hear how your children enjoy them!

 

Ready for Reading?

All About Reading Review-1 All About Reading Review-2

If your child is ready for reading, take a look at All About Reading Level 1. We’ve used it with both of our boys and LOVED it! Use the Reading Readiness Checklist to help you decide if the program is right for you.

 

Supplies for the 3 Letter Word Cards


Printables from A to ZEnjoy 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!

Note: This idea came from a set of printables that I originally put together several years ago for Zachary, based on a thrift store find from a reader.

Printables from A to Z from Homeschool Creations

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I’ve put together a full list of each and every printable that I’ve created over the years for preschool through elementary age ~ and even some just for moms!

There are times when it can get overwhelming trying to find a specific printable and it’s really easy to miss things, so hopefully this printables from A to Z list will be as much of a help to you as it is to me.

Printing Tips and Tricks

Our printer has gotten nothing if short of an amazing workout over the years. While ink can get pricey, there are a few ways that we try to save money on printing.

The way my brain sorts and organizes may be different than yours, so be sure to read through the entire list if you are looking for something in particular {or leave a comment and ask}. The way I categorize things may be different from the way you do. Have fun looking around!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hope this list helps you find things easier. I’ll continue to update the list as I add new printables too. Have fun browsing!

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!