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Eric Carle Letter Sound Cards

Being able to identify letters and their sounds is the first step to reading. We do not expect our Lil' Creators to master all of their letter sounds, but we want to make sure they are exposed as often as possible so when it is expected of them to master their letter...

Read – From Head to Toe

The book From Head to Toe will always have a special place in my heart. This was Rea's very first favorite book. I checked it out from the library on a whim because it was by Eric Carle (whom I love) and I had never heard of it before. It was an instant hit for her...

Eric Carle Sight Word Hunt

Sight words are just more fun when they are a game. Hide your Lil's sight words around the house and send them on a scavenger hunt. You will love how excited they will get to find and read their sight words! Grab a FREE copy of the template in the Required Materials...

From Head to Toe Number Sequencing

I have noticed that Rea can easily look at a group of objects and identify the value without counting (up to 4), but if I were to ask her, "What comes after 2," she would look at me like I have three heads.  So I've decided to incorporate some number sequencing...

From Head to Toe Movement Cube

Movement is our focus this week. The book From Head to Toe encourages us to move and I am using that to fuel activities! Our movement cube is a fun way to get moving and be silly whether you are stuck inside or lucky enough to go out. Grab a FREE copy of the template...

Paper Plate Chameleon

I originally saw this idea over on Tippy Toe Crafts. It has been on the back of my mind for over a year. When we read The Mixed Up Chameleon, I knew it was the perfect time to try this one out. Rea loves painting, I love creating "toys," and we both love how magical...

Eric Carle Letter Sound Cards

Being able to identify letters and their sounds is the first step to reading. We do not expect our Lil' Creators to master all of their letter sounds, but we want to make sure they are exposed as often as possible so when it is expected of them to master their letter...

Read – From Head to Toe

The book From Head to Toe will always have a special place in my heart. This was Rea's very first favorite book. I checked it out from the library on a whim because it was by Eric Carle (whom I love) and I had never heard of it before. It was an instant hit for her...

Eric Carle Sight Word Hunt

Sight words are just more fun when they are a game. Hide your Lil's sight words around the house and send them on a scavenger hunt. You will love how excited they will get to find and read their sight words! Grab a FREE copy of the template in the Required Materials...

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