Free literacy resources including printables and Power Points for Pre-K through elementary grades including reading, writing, creative writing, and phonics.

A Morning with Grandpa for MCBD 2019

A Morning with Grandpa by Sylvia Liu is the book I received for Multicultural Children's Book Day 2019. The official website for the book is at this link. The publisher has a teacher guide which may be downloaded here, also. The book is also part of a book collection by Lee and Low publishing for helping

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Winter Days in the Big Woods Educational Printable

An Winter Days in the Big Woods educational printable may be downloaded here.  I realize the Laura Ingalls Wilder books have become controversial and are considered to show white supremacy. I get it. However, for the very young child who had just experienced a holiday season of gifts and events, the first readers for

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Lasso a 4/4 Measure Music PDF Freebie

Reading music and practicing instruments? This free printable provides practice for "lassoing" a 4/4 measure several ways. An answer key is provided.  The pages have a Western theme in case the child is wearing cowboy boots! Haha. Really, a Western theme is engaging to many children. Why say "circle" when we can say "lasso?"

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Jokes for Fun Supported Emergent Reading Freebie

Jokes for fun supported emergent reading can help reluctant readers through initial reading hesitancy. To engage some emergent readers, approximation reading experiences are helpful and humor is always a welcome read. Yes, the children may know these jokes and the pictures are very helpful in figuring out what the text is saying, but that is

Bee-Bim Bop! Review and Free Printable

Bee-Bim Bop! This blog has a book review and also a free printable for emergent readers. I was written by Linda Sue Park and illustrated by Ho Baek Lee. According to Publishers Weekly, it is "Unabashedly happy." I agree the tone and illustrations are very happy. From grocery shopping for ingredients for Bee-Bim Bop to

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Halloween Quick Writes and Safety Story Freebie

This post has a safety story for teachers and parents in the form of a flash fiction story by Dr. Theodore Jerome Cohen. The printable has both the story and some Halloween quick writes pages in the free printable PDF. This could be used on or soon after Halloween, when children have vivid impressions

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Max the Dog Goes Out on Halloween Emergent Reader

Max the Dog Goes Out on Halloween Emergent Reader Max-the-Dog-Goes-Out-On-Halloween Oh, those days before and after Halloween (or just before the party) take some planning to help keep the children calm and busy. This emergent reader is good as it not only helps students practice some reading but takes some time to color. Children might

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Zoo Word Search and Coloring Pages Freebie

Zoo word search and coloring pages freebie for parents and teachers is an instant download on this post (scroll down). We went to the zoo! I'm sure you have heard the song: We're going to the zoo tomorrow, Zoo tomorrow, Zoo tomorrow, We're going to the zoo tomorrow,  and we're going to stay all

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Around the House 3-part Cards Initial Sounds Free

Around the House 3-part cards freebie can help children learn initial sounds A to Z. It is easy to introduce initial sounds when children are familiar with people or objects. A is for Auntie! What is the first sound in your name? What sound does oven begin with?  Of course, the very young child

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