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Lower Case Alphabet 3-Part Cards

I wanted a set of lower case alphabet 3-part cards for helping a very emergent reader practice seeing lower case letters in words, although she isn’t reading. I found some by the artist of this blog, Surfer Kids, on Teachers Pay Teachers. (non-affiliate, non-sponsored) We have worked with the letters

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Ocean Theme Learning and Activities Free

Here are links to our ocean theme learning and activities. This is a round up of the ocean theme posts. We have had a busy and fun summer learning about sea turtles, fishing for the alphabet, writing about dolphins, exploring shells, and making Cartesian divers, and more. Click the buttons

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Nell Educational App for Letter Sounds and Literacy

The Nell App for learning letter sounds, reading, and writing literacy is based on Montessori lessons. It helps children to be able to speak and write English, and would work with any emergent reading and writing program. It very nicely teaches skills with a calm and sweet approach without loud bells and whistles.

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Ocean Creatures Matching Pictures, Letters, and Words Free PDF

This post was inspired by Safari Ltd. who kindly sent us some beautiful clown anemone fish for our learning activities. It is post #1. See post #2 here. Do they remind you of any of the summer movies? Gnorman the Gnome found someone who needed help and then called on his favorite fish who

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Thanksgiving Free Healthy A to Z Entire Class Play

It's Thanksgiving! This post has a free play, the Alphabet Family has a Healthy Thanksgiving printable. The book Eating the Alphabet by Lois Ehlert could be used to accompany the play planning. It is a great time of the year to review healthy eating with the season of sweets just around the corner.  If remind children

Free Valentine Penguin and Math Games

This post is about the book Baby Penguin Slips and Slides and has free Valentine penguin game printables. Baby Penguin Slips and Slides by Michael Teitelbaum helps children realize try, try again is a good strategy when learning new things.  The engaging story will be one they want to read again and again. First, here