The ABCs of Learning Toys and Manipulatives: U-Z and Organizing Your Toys


*This post contains affiliate links.  To see more about this, please read my full disclosure policy. Welcome to This Reading Mama!  If this is your first time here, get yourself a cup of coffee and stay awhile.  I’m on the final day of a Kid Blogger Network Series called The ABCs of.  I’ve been posting […]

The ABCs of Learning Toys and Manipulatives: K-O


This post contains affiliate links.  To see more about this, please read my full disclosure policy.  Thanks!Welcome to This Reading Mama!  I’m on Day 3 of a 5 Day Series entitled The ABCs of Learning Toys and Manipulatives.  The idea is to list toys and manipulatives that can be used when teaching each letter of […]

The ABCs of Learning Toys and Manipulatives: A-E


This post contains affiliate links. To learn more, please read my full disclosure policy.Welcome to This Reading Mama and welcome to the 5 day series from Kid Blogger Network called The ABCs of…!  I hope you’ll stick around this week because I’m super excited to post about learning toys and manipulatives you can use with […]

FREE Winter PreK Pack

Winter PreK Pack

I’ve been working hard to get another PreK Pack finished!  This time, it’s a winter-themed pack (snow, snowmen, and winter clothing). Here are a few samples: I’ve update the same emergent reader I shared last year! “Shape”men Sorting fun Snowflake Beginning Letter Match Numbers 1-20 Roll-A-Syllable Winter PreK Pack by This Reading Mama (Becky) is […]

Focus on the Nativity with a FREE Nativity PreK Pack

J is for Jesus Tracer Pg

I’m super excited to join over 25 other talented bloggers as we focus on the real meaning of Christmas, Christ’s birth! To celebrate, I’ve created a FREE Nativity PreK Pack!  Next week, we’ll be enjoying this pack (as well as my FREE Christmas PreK Pack) for our schoolwork. Here are some sample pages: J is […]

Guest Posting at Stay at Home Educator

{photo credit} I’m sure you’ve heard that it’s important to read to your preschooler.  The newest studies even tell you to read to your baby.  But have you noticed that some toddlers and preschoolers don’t care much for the story line?  They just want to flip the pages and look at the pictures.  It can […]

FREE Christmas PreK Pack

Free Christmas PreK Pack {This Reading Mama}

I’ve been working hard to get this one ready to go at the beginning of December…a Christmas PreK Pack with 12 different activities for Christmas.  (This pack features activities with Santa Claus, Christmas trees, gingerbread men/houses, and toys.  My Nativity PreK Pack will be ready this Friday, December 7 and will feature activities around Christ’s […]

Apples: Book-Related Activities (plus, a FREEBIE!)

apples up on top emergent reader

Wednesday is John Chapman’s (a.k.a. Johnny Appleseed) birthday!  In honor of his birthday, I wanted to share a few apple book-related activities we’ve done here. Ten Apples Up on Top! by Theo LeSieg Use apple stickers with this FREEBIE!  We used number stamps for each page.  There are further directions on the download. The Seasons […]