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If Jesus Came to My House Printables

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These printables were created to use with the book If Jesus Came to My House by Joan Thomas.

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The printables for If Jesus Came to My House include fun activities to tie in with the story ~ vocabulary words, word tracer cards, a Scripture verse and tracer page, rhyming words, counting activities and more!

Download the If Jesus Came to My House printables pack!!

 

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~ If Jesus Came to My House word cards for the Read! Build! Write! vocabulary mats

~ Resources from Homeschool Share

~ More Literature Based Printables

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Goodnight Moon Unit ~ Preschool Corner

I have to say that Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown was SUCH a fun unit ~ and I really went into it with some fairly low expectations because of the simple text. We had a board book for it and I bought a paperback book for our unit since Kaleb now sees any boardbook as ‘for babies’. :)

But when all was said and done, we had a lot of fun together and could have done much more!! Here’s a look at our week. Some things are included in the the Goodnight Moon printables, but the rest were just all fun and hands-on learning.

Stamping Out Words ~ We learned the nursery rhyme Hey Diddle Diddle this week {one of the pictures in Goodnight Moon is of the cow jumping over the moon}. As he found words to the rhyme {on a separate sheet}, he used a Do-A-Dot Markers to blot them out.

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Hey Diddle Diddle! ~ We took the ‘puppets’ from the Goodnight Moon printables, stuck them on popsicle sticks and used them to act out part of the rhyme to help us learn Hey Diddle Diddle.

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Oreo Moon Phases ~ Really, just an excuse to eat Oreos, because I went through an ENTIRE bag trying to get those ‘full’ moons. The filling would not stick to one side of the cookie and they kept breaking. Needless to say, the kids were thrilled that there were lots of crumbs to eat.

The older kids did this along with us and they had the more detailed version of the moon phases and Kaleb just did five {new moon, waxing crescent, waxing half {first quarter}, waxing gibbous, full moon}. You can see a full Oreo moon phase here and download a template of the moon phases here. You can also download a file I put together to use for the ‘background’ below here ~ Oreo Sun and Earth background.

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Shapes of the Moon ~ This was an idea that I saw on Delightful Learning. We talked about four different moon shapes: crescent, half moon, gibbous, and full moon. The moon in the book is full, but it was good to look at moons in other stories as well to see if we could spot any other shapes.

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Telling Time ~ Throughout Goodnight Moon there are clocks on the mantle, on the nightstand, etc… that are showing time progressing in 10 minute increments. As we flipped through the book, Kaleb found the clocks and then set our Judy clock to the same time the clock in the book showed. We also practiced counting by 10’s up to 100.

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That’s pretty much our week summed up. How was your week?

Other helpful Goodnight Moon Links:

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~ Resources from Homeschool Share
~ Goodnight Moon Printables
~ Activities from Delightful Learning
~ Goodnight Moon counting sheet
~ Goodnight Moon coloring pages
~ Diorama of Goodnight Moon {ummm…we didn’t do this, but it is AMAZING!!!}  
~ Rising Moons {images through book}
~ Hickory Dickory sequencing

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Valentine’s Day Early Learning Printables

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These printables were created to use for Valentine’s Day with your child. I have a fun pile of books that I can’t wait to read {see below}. The Snowy Valentine by David Peterson is really one of the sweetest books that I’ve seen and so is the book Valentine’s Day by Anne Rockwell.

The Valentine’s Day Early Learning Printables include fun activities to tie in with various books ~ vocabulary words, word tracer cards, Scripture verses and tracer page, a color by number, size sorting, counting activities and more!

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Download the Valentine’s Day printables pack!!

 

 

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~ Valentine’s Day word cards for the Read! Build! Write! vocabulary mats

~ Valentine printables from 2 Teaching Mommies

~ Love Tot Pack from 1+1+1=1

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Printables for The Mitten by Jan Brett

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These printables were created to use with The Mitten by Jan Brett. It’s one pack that was a last minute addition to our school time, but one I know we will enjoy! The Mitten printables collage
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The Mitten printables includes fun activities to tie in with the story ~ vocabulary words, word tracer cards, a tracer page, sequencing cards, a fun song, beginning sound cards, counting activities and more!

Download The Mitten printables pack!!


 Even and Odd Number Sorting

The Mitten by Jan Brett Number Sort Game

 

Use the The Mitten Even and Odd Number Sort game to have your child work on sequencing numbers from 1 to 30 or have your child sort the numbers by odd or even. If 30 numbers is too many, choose a handful of numbers and record them on the mat {great handwriting practice as well}.

The Mitten Sodoku Puzzles

These simple The Mitten sudoku puzzles are another fun way to talk about the characters in The Mitten.

 

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The Mitten activities and crafts

~ 30 Activities, Crafts, and Printables for The Mitten

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

~ More Literature Based Printables

~ Story prop printables from 1+1+1=1

~ Lapbook printables from Homeschool Share

~ Activities from Jan Brett

~ Read The Mitten online at We Give Books

Corduroy Bear Printables

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Corduroy Bear printables

These printables were created to use with the book Corduroy by Don Freeman. Printables in this pack can be used for preschool as well as kindergarten aged children.

Here’s a peek inside the Corduroy printables:

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The Corduroy printables include fun activities to tie in with the story ~ vocabulary words, word tracer cards, coin counting, lacing/sewing cards, button shapes, counting activities and more!

Download the Corduroy printables pack!!

 

Don’t Miss These Either!

~ Corduroy word cards for the Read! Build! Write! vocabulary mats

~ More Literature Based Printables

Check out more fun {and free} printables at Printable Power.

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The Snowy Day Printables

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Ready for a little winter fun? The Snowy Day by Ezra Keats is one of my favorite winter books to read, so I pulled together some Snowy Day printables to use along with the story. Printables in this pack can be used for preschool as well as kindergarten aged children.

Here’s a peek inside The Snowy Day printables:

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The Snowy Day printable pack includes fun activities to tie in with the book ~ vocabulary words, word tracer cards, a coloring/tracer page, cutting pages, sorting activities, and more!

Download The Snowy Day printables pack!!

 

Don’t Miss These Either!

~ The Snowy Day unit

~ The Snowy Day word cards for the Read! Build! Write! vocabulary mats

~ More Literature Based Printables

~ Homeschool Share resources {great sequencing
cards!!}

~ Snowy Day fun from Delightful Learning
~ Snowy Day lesson plans
~ Winter Theme from PreKinders
~ Snowy Day read-aloud on YouTube
~ Snowy Day in sign language

 

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