More Work Drawer Printable Labels!

I shared about our use of Preschool Work Trays {boxes, drawers, etc.} awhile back, and I also shared the My Little Pony labels I made for her!

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I asked for suggestions and was able to make a few new sets with some of the suggestions that were left in the comments and emailed to me! I hope some of these will be of use to some of you!

You can download these here!

Dinosaur Work Drawer Labels   Farm Work Drawer Labels

Fairy Work Drawer Labels   Sofia Work Drawer Labels

Pirate Work Drawer Labels  Batman Drawer Labels

I have the following Preschool Packs in the works:

  • My Little Pony {almost done}
  • Sofia the First {reader request, and Ladybug likes it}
  • Spring Fairies {Ladybug’s request}
  • Littlest Pet Shop {Ladybug’s request}

Trouble with downloading or printing PDF files?

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Jake and the Never Land Pirates Kindergarten Printables

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Jake and the Neverland Pirates PrintablesI had NO idea how popular Jake was until I posted the “coming soon” update on my Facebook page!  Apparently my son isn’t the only one who enjoys Jake and the Never Land Pirates! These were released over on my Facebook page last week, so be sure to “like” 1+1+1=1 so you don’t have to wait for the blog post!

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I hope many of you will be able to enjoy the following activities with your kids!

Using a number line…

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Greater than and less than, using the alligator mouth as a visual aid.Slide4

Identifying coins…

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Counting by 5’s…Slide7

Basic Fractions…

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Sorting…Slide10

Matching descriptive sentences…

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Easy reader…

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Rhyming Words…

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Sight Words, fill in the blank, use tracer for younger kids, fill in the blank for older!

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Labeling characters…

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Write a sentence…

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3-part cards, use for matching words to images or play a memory game with them!

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I hope many of you can use these new Free Kindergarten Printables

and I hope to have more soon!


Here are a few more ideas that would go along well with Jake…

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Kindergarten with Krash ~ YCR/unit 7, RRSK/Aa, and Pirates

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We are back to school!  I have changed things up a bit for K’s Kindergarten, therefore I will change how I organize the Kindergarten with Krash blog posts.

Each week he will have 3-4 areas: You Can Read, RRSK, Calvert, and a Theme of the Week {if we have one}.  This past week we kicked off our new routine!

We are still using his workboxes, he just uses all 9 now that he is a big boy!


You Can Read: Unit 7 {play, find, to, run}

RRSK: Letter Aa

Theme of the Week: PIRATES


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OK, I must say I am IN LOVE with the fact that RRS has come back into our lives again, I was missing it!  The difference in Krash now is phenomenal!  It has been so fun to revisit this verse and talk about it with him, read the book, and watch him grow.  He just gets it so much more now.  It became very obvious to me this week that expanding RRS to Kindergarten was totally a God thing, as HE has totally shown up this week as we have worked with this RRSK unit.

You can download all of the printables for this unit FREE here on the main RRSK page, just scroll down until you see them!

We did 2 activities from the set per day, making 10 total activities.

He loved tracing his verse as we practiced it together…IMG_2854

I did the cutting for him, he searched for the words as we recalled the verse together.  We did this on day 2, and he knew the verse tune by this point and was singing it to me in the photo on the right.  He was at the part that says “verse 1” and was holding up his 1 finger!  So cute!

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He has decided {for now at least} that he would like to teach the song to other kids, so he made a video for you!  I sure hope he is willing to do this every week!!  You can download the printable with the verse tune here on the RRSP Letter Aa webpage.

RRSK ~ Letter Aa, Proverbs 15:1

 

He really liked glittering the word…

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then, he chose markers he liked to trace the bottom portion…IMG_3103

LOVE the tongue. Above you can also see the mini book sitting next to him.  We are pulling the book out to work on it again.  The easy reader is a part of the Letter Aa RRS Preschool set.IMG_3106

 

Following my oral directions…IMG_3119

Finding words that start with A and actually enjoying the tracing of the letters!IMG_2936

Practicing counting and writing numbers through 20…IMG_3200

 

At the end of the unit he told me his story, which I love. Slide15 He was a bit confused, but that’s to be expected.  I explained that I wanted him to look at the picture {of the mom with the kids on the couch} and think of a story to tell me about it.

Here it is:

Once there was a snowy week then soon happened a tornado came after the snow.  Soon the storm stopped.  Then they were driving in a car and they were speeding like super fast and they got in trouble.  Then they were driving in the car again and soon there was another tornado and they drove into it.  Then they turned and went in their bedrooms and sat on the couch with their mom.  She said, “it will be alright kids.”  They went to bed and went to sleep until the storm stopped.  The tornado was crazy, it kept going and going!  It barley stopped for 15 hours and then the snow came back.  Then they were finally happy.  They shouted to God, “ Thank you for stopping this storm.”

He loved watching me write and kept saying, “man that is a big word, wow!”  Dictating stories teaches kids so many things, I hope you enjoy this with your young children too!

RRSK Letter Aa Printables Here!


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We used unit 7 from You Can Read.  Here’s a glimpse into some of the You Can Read work he did…

Tracing is so much more fun with a Dollar Tree pen…IMG_2924

Now that he is a big boy, he colored all 4 Color by # Sight Words in one sitting, and I laminated them to use for Word Play!IMG_2842

He also used them as templates as he put together his words.IMG_2848

He completed a word reading assessment and read 21 correctly, missing 11-which showed me the words he needed to work on.  One of the new activities Annie from The Moffat Girls has created: Sight Word Graphing, featured one of his trouble words: said, as well as the sight word for RRSK Letter Aa: away, so I had him work on it!IMG_3212

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Tracing his words using our dry erase activity centerIMG_3090

Finding words in sentences {one of his favorites}…IMG_3692

At the end of the week, we will be adding to his word caterpillar.  He re-reads the words up there to me…IMG_3698

…then heads to the floor with me to see if he can read any others that he has learned so far.  He cannot add them to the caterpillar until he can read them quickly on his own!  IMG_3705

 

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Probably the most fun word play ever. Get your nerf guns out and start shooting.

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Check out more wonderful Word Play ideas here!


 *~*~ PIRATES!~*~*

My boy loves pirates.  I don’t really dig them, but oh well…it made for a fun theme!  See links to the resources we used here in the Pirate Theme Post.

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Using The Moffat Girls Pirate Counting by 10 printables in our wall pocket chart

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He also did the counting by 10’s puzzle from the same pirate set…IMG_3085

The Kindergarten Printables were a HUGE success!  Probably his favorite part-which surprised me!  He loved learning more than/less than with the pirate images and alligator.  We joked that the alligator would only eat MORE.  We used our mini pocket chart and played the “game” many times and in various ways.  Sometimes leaving the alligator out, sometimes putting him in first and putting the amounts in the proper place.  Best part-he had no CLUE he was learning , he just had fun!IMG_3110

The number line activity was his very favorite and he asked to play with me in his free time! First, I taught him that it was a number line and we talked about why.  We practiced counting and then began hiding numbers under the pirate.  It turned into a fun close-your-eyes game and he greatly improved his “counting-on” skills while playing!IMG_3206

He also loved sorting coins with the pirates!IMG_3219

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Playing the pirate graphing game from 2 Teaching MommiesIMG_2856

Reading MANY pirate books!IMG_2839


K with Krash Misc

Building with Guidecraft City Blocks is always a favorite…  IMG_2894

Magneatos continue to come out a lot, this was a special waterfall shower contraption…IMG_2876

Helping Ladybug with her work-he LOVES this!IMG_3010

He too loved the tong game, you can read about it here!

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He adores our kitchen, you can see my full review about it here! IMG_3037

Krash lived up to his nickname getting his very first stitches this past week!  He got two on his forehead after tumbling from the high monkey bars while on the playground at church.  he was such a trooper!!!IMG_3124


A few items we used…

Visit Preschool Corner {& 5K too} for more fun learning ideas!

Pirate Theme Printables & More

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I am gathering a wide collection of free printables within certain themes. In order to better organize these online, I have created theme blog posts for the themes I have created many printables for!  Links to these pages in the top navigational bar labeled “Theme Printables” so you can jump to them easily.

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In this post, I will direct you to the page where the file is hosted on my website, since they are in various places! I hope this helps you find things within themes! I will try to gather anything I have done, created, or posted about surrounding this theme! Slowly I am adding more blog posts like this to help you find everything for the major themes we have done and will do!


Pirate Kindergarten Printables

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Pirate Clip & Learn ~ Beginning Sounds

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Pirate Sensory Bin

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 Pirate Books & More

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Jake & the Neverland Pirates Kindergarten Printables


Are you on Pinterest?

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You can check out my Pirate Themed Finds here!


Be sure to visit  Homeschool Creations, and 2 Teaching Mommies for more pirate printables {I didn’t have to create packs since these lovely ladies did!}

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Will you leave links to your PIRATE themed printables or ideas in the comments section? I’d love to check your ideas out too!


Looking for More?

Ocean Printables & More

Bug Printables & More

Pond Life Printables & More

Rainforest Printables & More

Camping Printables & More

Pirate Sensory Bin

In honor of our Pirate theme, I made the them a Pirate Sensory Bin

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I filled it with black pom poms, black marbles, black jewels, and black rocks.  Threw in many pirate coins and eye patches, & the little pirate toys we have. I need to add our beaded necklaces, I totally forgot about those!  I purposely didn’t put rice or anything teeny-tiny in it, so the kiddos could clean it up easily.

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It has already received much love…IMG_2745

 

My little pirate was THRILLED and has been waiting for pirate week for a long time now!IMG_2741

All of our other pirate toys are in the schoolroom right now for pirate week, so they join in on the sensory bin fun too!IMG_2754

A bit of info about where the contents of the bin came from:

Here’s a couple more Pirate Sensory Bins I found online…

Be sure to visit my Pirate Pinboard on Pinterest for more pirate ideas!


If you haven’t read the Montessori Minute post about sensory play, be sure to read that to see why these bins are so wonderful for kids!

Use this button to jump to all of my Sensory Bin posts anytime. Sensory-Bins6222[4]