Color and Read Emergent Readers {Updated and Expanded!}

Color and Read Pack - Early Emergent and Emergent Readers - This Reading Mama

A couple of years ago, I created some color and read emergent readers that my son in Pre-K used. This year, I’m using them with my 4 year old daughter, MBug, who is currently working through Reading the Alphabet. Because she knows several sight words already, these were a perfect fit. But they needed some […]

Creative Writing with Shapes {Away We Go! Review and Giveaway}


I received a free copy of Away We Go! in order to review the book. This post also contains affiliate links. If you’d like more information about either, please read my full disclosure policy.I am very blessed that both my preschoolers {ages 3 and 4} LOVE to learn. I had a shape unit planned for […]

FREE Spring PreK Pack


Spring has officially begun in our part of the world!  So, I’ve been working on a Spring PreK Pack for NJoy {currently 4} and MBug {2.5 years}.  This is especially exciting because we currently have live caterpillars in our home right now.  In about a week, they’ll be butterflies…I can’t wait! The 15 activities you’ll […]

FREE Easter PreK Pack


Easter is a week and a half away, so I’ve created an Easter PreK Pack for us to work on a bit here at our house.  These activities very similar to my Reading the Alphabet PreK reading curriculum.  I tried to include a few activities that feature the real meaning behind Easter, but was quite disappointed in the […]

Book and Print Awareness: From A to Z


As NJoy {currently 4} and I have been working our way through my Reading the Alphabet curriculum, I have made it a point to focus on a book or print awareness skill that goes along with each letter of the alphabet.  As he reads his little readers or I read aloud to him, I mention […]

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

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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 […]