Category Archives: Core A

My First A to Z Interactive Notebook {TUTORIAL}

Last year, we published our First Math Interactive Notebook. It is a great introduction to numbers, counting and basic operations. I love that it is filled with hands-on seat-work that my preschooler (now K-4) can accomplish with minimal direction from me! As I mentioned back in October, we are using an interactive notebook for phonics,… Continue Reading

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

It is time for WINTER PATTERN PLAY!

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