I have to confess…I am not a big reader. I go through spurts where I will read an entire series of books in a short time span, to the point that I neglect life. But to have stacks of books sitting around waiting to be read, that isn’t me.
However, I do want my kids to be readers. I know that sounds strange, but when I find a good book, I love to read and I want my kids to love it too. I love being transported to a different world and time through words and I also want my kids to experience that as well.
However, reading can be tedious and boring when you’re first learning or for one who struggles. That’s when printables and activities come in handy. Having something hands-on to do that coordinates with the story being read can not only help with comprehension, but also retention.
Using these FREE printables and activities along with some of the most beloved children’s books are sure to be a big hit with your younger crowd. Check these out to use the next time you are reading one of these book in your homeschool. Or celebrate International Children’s Book Day (April 2nd) with a day full of book reading with coordinating printables and activities!
If You Give a Moose a Muffin Printables & Activities | Teaching with Children’s Books
FREE Printable Children’s Book Quotes | Jules & Co.
Board Book Printables for Toddlers | Totschooling
Blueberries for Sal Printables & Activities | Teaching with Children’s Books
Mo Willems Activities & Crafts | The Jenny Revolution
Goodnight Moon Story Time Activities, Crafts & Snacks | My Joy-Filled Life
Blueberries for Sal Unit Study with FREE Printables | Proverbial Homemaker
Mixing Colors: Create and Name Your Own Colors (Mix It Up!) | Buggy and Buddy
The Mitten Printable Emergent Reader | Fun-A-Day
Learn to Code with a Children’s Book – Hen Walking Algorithm Printable | JDaniel 4’s Mom
The Teddy Bears’ Picnic Activities | Mac-n-Taters
18 Fun If You Give a Mouse a Cookie Printables | Homeschool Preschool
Goodnight Construction Site Printables & Activities | Teaching with Children’s Books
Little Red Riding Hood Printables & Unit Study Resources | Teaching with Children’s Books
If You Give a Dog a Donut Activities | Teaching with Children’s Books
Jack and the Beanstalk Free Printables and Activities | Embark on the Journey
6 Pete the Cat Activities | Simple Everyday Mom
The Day the Crayons Quit: Activities, Crafts, Free Printables & More! | Mosswood Connections
Dear Zoo – Play Ideas and Printables for Preschool | You Clever Monkey
Big List of Book Activities for Preschoolers | Teaching with Children’s Books
We’re Going on a Bear Hunt Map & Binoculars (with FREE Printable) | Buggy and Buddy
Owl Moon: Activities and FREE Printables | Real Life at Home
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Annette has been married to her husband and best friend since 2003. Together they are raising their six children to follow the Lord’s will, no matter what. Annette longs for the day when she will meet her angel babies who have entered heaven before her. She enjoys creating UNIT STUDIES and FREE PRINTABLES for homeschool families. You can follow her crazy life at In All You Do where she blogs about homeschooling, homemaking and marriage while trying to maintain her sanity. She is also the owner of Thrifty Homeschoolers where she shares her tips on homeschooling without breaking the bank.
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