Category Archives: Core A

New, Updated and On Sale!

We have been working on correct letter and number formation this year and our clipart now ready to be incorporated into your classroom! It applies the instructional methods developed by Handwriting without Tears.  Your students will always “begin at the smiley face.” I’ve added directional arrows and numbers to help your little learners navigate each… Continue Reading

LEAP YEAR Math & Literacy Pack

New today! A hands-on, math and literacy pack that will teach your students about Leap Year and the Number Four.  This is a differentiated pack of Print-n-Go worksheets for Kindergarteners and First Graders. It includes a survey of math sheets similar to those in a variety of PreparilliPress products.  And great literacy activities from sight… Continue Reading


Winter Pattern Play is such a FUN learning tool! You are going to LOVE it! It is not your average pattern-teaching resource.  Instead, it combines pattern identification and skills your students should be mastering (identification of phonemes–beginning and ending letter sounds & blends; one-to-one correspondence; 2-D shapes; colors and skip counting). Your students will begin… Continue Reading

Winter Pattern Play

Here is a sneak peak at something new we are working on–Winter Pattern Play! This isn’t your everyday pattern work.  It is pattern work with a twist of word work (beginning sounds and blends), addition, shape drawing, and holidays around the world.  It should be posted by the end of the week! Share Continue Reading

Word Work in a Snap!

Here is a great way to assess how your kinders are doing with their letter sounds, word building and sight word memorization.  Word Work in a Snap!  has a page for every letter; reviews long and short vowel sounds (as well as soft and hard sounds); has guided CVC and CVCC word building; and provides… Continue Reading

First Day of School

Are you thinking about the first day of school, yet? I have a little freebie for you from MY CALENDAR: Holidays & Celebrations. It is a FUN way to introduce the calendar to your Kinders, or remind your Firsties about how we use the calendar.  It is only available at my TPT store.  So, hop… Continue Reading

Comprehensive Sight Word Instruction

There a lot, lot, lot of sight word products out there. And I have used a variety of them with my kids. But, this year I wanted to give my kindergartener comprehensive sight word instruction. Not simply a sight word practice page from this source, a build-a-sentence sheet from another source (often with words that… Continue Reading