Download these awesome preschool worksheets. They are centred in play-based learning and promote fine-motor skills, word and colour recognition and more!
When I think of preschool worksheets, I have a negative connotation. I have visions of little children sitting at tables in a sterile classroom working on printing. I think of decontextualized learning – which I hate. Children learn their best when they can explore at their own pace within the context of play. For instance, it is much more beneficial for a child to play store and count money than to sit down and do a math worksheet. So when I create preschool worksheets, they have to be fun!
What I do is spend a little bit of time creating an activity using my computer, print it off, and give my kids some craft materials. Then, I let my kids know what to do. But if they decide to colour outside of the lines, or cut unusual patterns, I let them be. It is up to them to make sense of the content in their own way and at their own pace.
Currently, my kids are particularly focused on letters and numbers. They love playing with the magnetic letters on the fridge, tracing over words in activity books, and trying to read. My daughter is also very taken with rainbows. So, I decided to create a preschool worksheet set that is fun, interactive and centred on play-based learning.
Preschool Worksheets: Rainbow Activity Booklet
What you need
- Printable Package
- Markers/ dry erase markers/ tempera paint/ dry cereal
- Option to laminate (to reuse again and again)
This activity booklet is perfect for early learners to work on:
- and colour recognition.
Through these activities and the skills needed for printing (fine motor skills, hand-eye coordination, and pincer grasp). They will learn primary and secondary colours as well as the colours of the rainbow!
Simply download the booklet and select the pages you would like to use right away. There are instructions for how to use the preschool worksheets after laminating them. Or you can use them without laminating for a one-time use.
Get your free preschool worksheet, Rainbow Bug Counting, by clicking here.