Finish the Picture ~ Trace & Color Bugs and Critters

Finish the Picture Trace and Color Bugs

Finish the Picture Drawing Printables are a fun and simple way to encourage creativity in drawing with a bit of support by providing a traceable outline to get a child started.

Here’s an example of before and after.

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As you can see I scaled the pages down to print half sheets.  See how to do that here!

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Finish drawing a butterfly, dragonfly, praying mantis, ant, grasshopper, beetle, snail, fly, slug, spider, scorpion and caterpillar!

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Download your free Trace & Color Bugs and Critters here!

Want more Finish the Picture Printables?

Grab the A to Z set here in my Teacher’s Notebook Shop

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The Very Hungry Caterpillar Dot Fun Printables

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Dot Fun Printables

Years ago we released the original Very Hungry Caterpillar printable pack and have a brand new set of Dot Fun printables using the same graphics from the original pack. The Dot Fun activities focus on beginning sounds featuring large letters and letter mazes.  There’s also a find the letter page!

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The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle is a popular children’s book and is a great one to have in any home library.  Our three kids have loved this book and even today as I was writing this post, my daughter picked it up and began reading it when she was it sitting on my desk beside me! 

You can download the free Very Hungry Caterpillar Dot Fun Printables here!

Find the original Very Hungry Caterpillar Printable Pack here!

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Printables

Note ~ many of you have asked me to add some strawberries to the pack and I finally did!  Go to the original post to download this extra page to add more strawberries into your learning fun!

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Butterfly Coloring Pages

Butterfly Coloring Pages for Adults or Kids

We have a brand new set of Butterfly Coloring printables. These are great for adults who like to color as well as children. 

The idea behind “Just Color!” is simple ~ theme packs all focused around coloring. The coloring pages are all in one download to make it easier to download and print all at once, in case you have coloring monsters like I do!

If you want to make a mini coloring book, you can scale down PDF files.

Here’s a peek at the different Butterfly pages in this free printable coloring set! Pick the ones you like and enjoy some coloring time {with or without your kids}!

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Download the Butterfly coloring printables and more here!

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Look for this graphic and click to download!

 

See more Butterfly Fun here!

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Accordion Book Printables

Accordion Book Printables

When my kids were little they loved mini accoridion books.  Something about the design really drew their attention.  My daughter especially loved them, begging me to make them with her.  I never really put all of the accordion books I created all in one place until now!

On the new Accordion Book page you’ll find all of these and I hope to add more in the future!  Alphabet, Shapes & Numbers, Bugs, Farm and Ocean are there now!

Download all of these for free here!

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Inspire Me! Story Starter Photo Cards ~ Bug Theme

Bugs Story Starters Printable Photo Cards

Inspire Me! Story Starter Photo Cards feature a simple photograph on the front, with word ideas on the back.  You can see more about why they were created and how we use them here in our original post!

We have a brand new BUG set for you today, with 24 different photographs…many which I think will get kids giggling and thinking of ideas to write or talk about.  A reader shared with me that she plans to use these with her ESL students, what a great idea!

Below you can see the photographs included in this set, there are matching word idea cards for each photo also!

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See a video walk through here showing you how we use and organize our cards, and the extra printables we use alongside of them.

We have more themes coming and many will be released here on my blog for FREE.  I am listing sets in my Teacher’s Notebook Shop.  Be sure to subscribe to our blog posts so you don’t miss any of our free printables!

Have a theme idea for a set? Leave me a comment!

Download your free Bug Story Starters here!

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The printables shown below were were created to go along with our story starters! 

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