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I've been in the Early Childhood Education field for over twelve years. Early Childhood Ed is my passion! Now, I am providing quality Early Childhood resources, and looking for quality resources from other educators.

I've been in the Early Childhood Education field for over twelve years. Early Childhood Ed is my passion! Now, I am providing quality Early Childhood resources, and looking for quality resources from other educators.
Summer Bingo
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Summer Bingo

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Allow children to learn about various things associated with summer, and allow them to learn about colors through this Bingo game! Bingo games are wonderful for introducing children to math skills such as finding matches, for improving critical thinking skills, for improving concentration skills, and just for making learning into a fun game! This is a great addition to your summer math center, and it is especially perfect to play during groups. I hope your students enjoy playing Summer Fun Bingo. Laminate cards. Cut out the calling cards. Give children the bingo cards. Call out the pictures and colors. Let children use bingo daubers, washable dot markers, dry erase markers, or math counters to mark their squares. Play as a typical game of bingo. If washable markers are used, just wipe the laminated cards clean to be used again. Game includes six Bingo cards plus calling cards.
Father's Day Activitiy Packet
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Father's Day Activitiy Packet

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Included in this packet are Father’s Day cards, Father’s Day bookmarks, two writing craftivities, two Father’s Day coloring crafts, and a Father’s Day pudding parfait recipe. For the Father’s Day cards, cut out the cards; let the children color them; then let the children color a picture or paint hand prints on the front. I have provided three different options for cards to include children who may not have a father or father figure; father’s day can be for any special people in our lives! Cut out the bookmarks. Some book marks are colored, and some book marks are not so that the children can color them. For one of the craftivity, ask the children to complete the sentence. For younger children, write what they say. The other craftivity includes a poem. Both craftivities have a space for the children to draw a Father’s Day picture or paint hand prints. For the coloring crafts, give the children markers, crayons, colored pencils, or even water colors. You can give the children glitter, sequins, adhesive jewels, craft buttons, etc for added creativity. Give the coloring crafts to the children. Simply allow the children to color and decorate the pages. For the recipe, just help the children follow the child friendly recipe. There are four easy to follow steps. When the recipe is complete, enjoy! Children and their loved ones will love these Father’s Day activities! Ten pages worth of activities and one recipe example is included.
Father's Day Card and Bookmarks
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Father's Day Card and Bookmarks

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This resource includes a Father’s Day card and Father’s Day bookmarks. This is a small part of my Father’s Day Activity Packet that I have provided to you for free. You can get the full packet by clicking the link at the bottom. Cut out the bookmarks. Some book marks are colored, and some book marks are not so that the children can color them. For the Father’s Day cards, cut out the cards; let the children color them; then let the children color a picture or paint hand prints on the front. Children and their loved ones will love these Father’s Day crafts! Thank you for taking a look at my resource. I hope you find it helpful. Don’t forget to leave feedback! I greatly appreciate all feedback. Click this link to follow me and to stay up to date on new content, discount bundles, and sales. https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/bekastks If you like this resource, check out my Father’s Day Activity Packet. It includes more cards and bookmarks, four Father’s Day craftivities, and a Father’s Day recipe. https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/father-s-day-activitiy-packet-12129216
End of the Year Cards for Students
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End of the Year Cards for Students

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Laminate and cut out the cards. Pass out these sweet end of the year cards to your students. You can give gifts that go along with the cards if you want. Suggestions are bubbles, sidewalk chalk, candy, and plastic party sunshades. Thank you for taking a look at my resource. I hope you find it helpful. Don’t forget to leave feedback! I greatly appreciate all feedback.
Mother's Day Card and Bookmarks
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Mother's Day Card and Bookmarks

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This resource includes a Mother’s Day card and Mother’s Day bookmarks. This is a small part of my Mother’s Day Activity Packet that I have provided to you for free. You can get the full packet by clicking the link at the bottom. Cut out the bookmarks. Some book marks are colored, and some book marks are not so that the children can color them. For the Mother’s Day cards, cut out the cards; let the children color them; then let the children color a picture or paint hand prints on the front. Children and their loved ones will love these Mother Day crafts! Thank you for taking a look at my resource. I hope you find it helpful. Don’t forget to leave feedback! I greatly appreciate all feedback. Click this link to follow me and to stay up to date on new content, discount bundles, and sales. https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/bekastks If you like this resource, check out my Mother’s Day Activity Packet. It includes more cards and bookmarks, two craftivities, and a Mother’s Day toast recipe. Link is provided below. https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/mother-s-day-activity-packet-12110992
Mother's Day Activity Packet
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Mother's Day Activity Packet

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Included in this activity packet are the following: Mother’s Day bookmarks, Mother’s Day cards, two writing craftivities, and a Mother’s Day toast recipe. Cut out the bookmarks. Some book marks are colored, and some book marks are not so that the children can color them. For the Mother’s Day cards, cut out the cards; let the children color them; then let the children color a picture or paint hand prints on the front. I have provided three different options for cards to include children who may not have a mother or mother figure; mother day can be for any special people in our lives! For one of the craftivity, ask the children to complete the sentence. For younger children, write what they say. The other craftivity includes a poem. Both craftivities have a space for the children to draw a Mother’s Day picture or paint hand prints. For the recipe, just help the children follow the simple, child friendly recipe. There are four simple steps. When the recipe is complete, enjoy! Children and their loved ones will love these Mother Day activities! Eight pages of activities and one recipe example page are all included.
Easter Egg Emoji Stick Puppets
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Easter Egg Emoji Stick Puppets

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Laminate; cut out eggs. Tape the eggs onto Popsicle sticks to make puppets. The puppets can be used for finger plays, songs, stories, dramatic play etc. Sing songs and read stories about feelings. Then encourage children to identify the expressions on the puppets, and encourage children to discuss feelings. Later, allow the children to play with the puppets; engage in conversations about feelings with the children as they play with the puppets. The egg puppets have different expressions: happy, sad, angry, confused, and excited. The expressions are emoji faces. Three pages worth of Easter egg emotions.
Easter Math Packet
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Easter Math Packet

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This Easter Math packet includes two number line puzzles, Easter patterns, and Easter egg number puzzles. One number line puzzle is numbered 1 – 10; the other number line puzzle is numbered 11 – 20. Laminate; cut along the vertical lines; allow the children to put the puzzles together by lining up the numbers in correct numerical order. For the Easter patterns, cut out the cut and paste patterns. Give the cut-out patterns to the children along with the pattern page. Allow the children to paste the correct missing pattern. For the Easter egg number puzzles, laminate the pages; cut out the puzzle pieces; allow the children to put the puzzles together. The puzzles contain a number word and the amount of Easter eggs matching that number on one side; the puzzles also contain a number and dice with the correct number of dots. This provides children with many opportunities to count and learn numbers. They may see the numbers and number words; they may count the dots on the dice, and they may count the Easter eggs to find the puzzle matches. These puzzles are for numbers 1 -10. There is one page worth of number line puzzles, one page worth of Easter patterns, and five pages worth of Easter egg number puzzles.
Baby Animals Book
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Baby Animals Book

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This booklet is filled with cute, baby animal pictures. It is informative; it contains the name of each baby animal, and it also contains sight word sentences. Your students will enjoy reading along with you and learning baby animal names. I hope you find this resource to be a helpful, interactive read along booklet. To prep, fold the pages in half, cut the pages into two parts and trim if necessary. Next, staple the corner of the pages. When putting the book together, the page with words goes first, and the page with the picture that matches the word goes next. After the books are prepped, give the books to the children and read along with them. The booklet includes the sight words I, see, the. You may allow the children circle the sight words as they read along with you, or you may use the color code provided and allow the children to color the sight words. The booklet also includes “My favorite baby animal is___.” page. Ask the children what their favorite baby animal is; write their answer on the line. Older children may be able to write their answer without help. Also included is a “My drawing page.” Let the children draw their own animal pictures. Ten pages of book pages.
Buggy Bug Bingo
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Buggy Bug Bingo

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Allow children to learn about the names of different types of bugs, and allow them to learn about colors through this Bingo Game! Laminate cards. Cut out the calling cards. Call out the bugs and colors of the bugs. Let children use washable bingo daubers, dot markers, dry erase markers, or math counters to mark their squares. Play as a typical game of bingo. If washable markers are used, just wipe the laminated cards clean to be used again. Game includes six Bingo cards plus calling cards.
Shapes and Colors Bundle
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Shapes and Colors Bundle

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This bundle includes many interactive activities that will engage young learners as they learn about colors and shapes. The bundle includes Color Words Booklet, Shape Bingo, and Shape Activities. Color Words Booklet includes many color words to read along with your students; the students may color the words, write their favorite color, and draw a picture. Shape Bingo includes various shapes in the game. Laminate, and play the game as a typical game of Bingo. Counters or Washable Bingo daubers or dot markers can be used. Shapes activities include memory matching shapes game, shape sorting game, and shape robot.
Shape Bingo
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Shape Bingo

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Bingo is a fun game for children to play while learning various skills! Allow children to learn about shapes and colors through this Bingo Game! Laminate cards. Cut out the calling cards. Call out the shapes and colors. Let children use bingo daubers, dot markers, dry erase markers, or math counters to mark their squares. Play as a typical game of bingo. If markers are used, just wipe the laminated cards clean to be used again. Game includes six Bingo cards plus calling cards.
Shapes Activities
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Shapes Activities

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These play based shape activities are perfect for young learners just learning shapes and colors. Included are shape cards. Print out as many of the cards as you wish. Then simply laminate, cut, and use! There are shape cards for sorting games. Allow the children to sort the cards by like shapes that are also big and little or by color. You may make as many copies of the cards as you wish so that their may be more matches to sort! The green cards have one matching shape card each; one matching shape is big and the other small; the shapes that match are different colors. This way the cards allow for multiple ways to sort. Also, there are cards for a memory matching game. One copy of each cards will work for a memory game. There are no matching shapes on the purple cards. Make at least two copies for matches! Lastly, there is also shapes for making a shape robot!
Animal Activies Bundle
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Animal Activies Bundle

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This bundle includes owls Pre-k lesson plan, bears activities, and nocturnal animals do-a-dot activities: hermit crab letters and bat numbers. Math, literacy, manipulative activities, cooking, and more play based activities are all included. These are perfect for the Early Childhood classroom! There are so many hands on activities for young learners to enjoy
Owls Lesson Plan
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Owls Lesson Plan

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This is a great pre-k owl lesson plan filled with hands-on activities! Owl art, math, manipulative, science, and cooking activities are included. There are six activities total including a owl lacing card print-out provided for you. Your young learners are sure to enjoy all the play based activities.
Bears Activities
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Bears Activities

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This bear themed activity packet includes five activities. These activities are perfect for preschool and Kindergarten students! The included activities are B is for bear, bear paw prints, what do bears eat? activity, bear hole punch/lacing card activity, and bear cave gross motor activity idea. Your students are sure to have fun as they learn about bears through these play based, engaging activities.
Color Words Book
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Color Words Book

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This color words booklet is filled with many different color words and accompanying pictures. On the second part of each page, the children can color the color word. Older children can be encouraged to color the color words the correct color; don’t worry too much about which colors younger preschoolers use. The main goals for younger preschoolers are that they are being introduced to colors, and that they are handling a book. The last page is “My favorite color is” and “My drawing.” Help children write their favorite color, and let them draw a picture. For prep, fold the pages in half, cut the pages into two parts and trim if necessary. Next, staple the corner of the pages. After the books are prepped, give the books to the children, read along with the children, and let them color. Thirteen book pages. My children love this book, and I am sure your students will enjoy it as well! I have updated this with improved border sizes. The borders look even better now!
Do-A-Dot Activities Nocturnal Animals
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Do-A-Dot Activities Nocturnal Animals

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These Bat Numbers and Hermit Crab Letters are great to use as a part of a Nocturnal Animal Unit. You can discuss what nocturnal means, what animals are nocturnal including hermit crabs and bats. Next, add Hermit Crab Letters and Bat Numbers to your literacy and math centers, or to your fine motor center! Give your students dot markers. For Number Bats, let them count the bats and dot them as they count. They can write the total in the box provided. For Hermit Crab Letters, let them find the letters on the hermit crabs that match the letter at the top of the page. Let your students dot the matches! Hermit Crab Letters includes vowels A, E, I, O, and U in both uppercase and lowercase. It also includes a blank Hermit Crab page; write your own letters on this page!
Math and Literacy St. Patrick's Day Activities
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Math and Literacy St. Patrick's Day Activities

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This math and literacy packet includes complete the patterns, two number puzzles (1-5 and 6-10), Hh is for hat, dot letters, and “My wish is…” writing project. All the activities are St. Patrick’s Day themed. For dot letters, write a letter on the paper provided; give the children dot markers or paint and Q-tips; finally, allow the children to find the matches, and to dot the matches. Dot letters includes a page of blank shamrocks; add your own letters to the shamrocks! “My wish is…” literacy activity can be done as a craftivity, or it can be done just as a writing project. Make copies, and cut out the literacy activity paper below. Ask the children what their wish is; write what they say on the paper. Lastly, the paper can be pasted onto a paper bag puppet project; or it can be left as is. Your Early Learners will enjoy all of these hands on math and literacy activities!
Snow Lesson and Sequencing Cards
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Snow Lesson and Sequencing Cards

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Snow lesson plan includes math activity, art activities, science activity, manipulative activity, and cooking activity. Snow man Sequencing Cards are included to print out and use in classroom. When you implement this lesson plan, early learners will engage in many play based learning activities. Your students will have fun learning various important early skills.