december monthly items
Here are December's number tracing calendar and other December Calendar items. You can download the patterns from the link below.
december monthly items
I made turkey themed letter tracing mats for letter recognition and review. They are also great for fine motor development. The set comes with black and white as well as part and full color mats.
The mats can be printed on regular or cardstock paper and can be used with crayons ... markers ... and pencils. You can even laminate the mats and use washable markers so the mats can be re-used. I have also included a 1-30 number tracing mat. You can download the patters below:
turkey letter and number tracing mat patterns
The free membership printable this week autumn puzzles for fine motor skills and visual discrimination. I printed the patterns on cardstock paper and cut along the lines. I then laminated them for durability.
There are 24 puzzles in this set and they come in black and white as well as part and full color.
I have also created puzzle guides for the children to use. There are blank and image guides.
In this activity I set out five puzzles at a time for the children to work on but you can use more or less. I also sometimes mix the puzzle pieces together which creates more of a challenge for the children when they are putting the puzzles together.
You can download the patterns below until Sunday November 20th. After that date they will only be available in the member's section which is also where I have added autumn coloring pages.
autumn puzzle patterns
I am running a "buy one get one" special on my membership printables from now until November 30th!! When you purchase a twelve month membership you will get another twelve months free ... when you purchase a six month membership you will get another six months free. If you already have a membership your membership will be extended.
I made an apple tree playdough mat for fine motor development and early match skills. I printed the pattern on cardstock paper and laminated it. I then set out containers of red ... yellow ... and green playdough.
The children make small round balls out of the playdough which will be the apples they put on the mat. They made the playdough balls first and put them on sturdy paper plates.
In this activity children roll the dice and put the same number of playdough apples on the trees and baskets. Once all of the apples have been placed on the mat the children then rolled the dice and removed the same number. You do not have to use a dice ... children can simply place the apples on the trees and baskets. You can download the playdough mat patterns below.
apple tree playdough mat patterns
I made an apple color match for for fine motor development and color recognition skills. I printed the patterns on cardstock paper and then cut them out. I the laminated them for durability.
I made this activity with both larger baskets and smaller baskets. All of the baskets and apples come with and without color names so you have a choice on what patterns to use. I have also included the alternate spelling of gray.
In this activity children pick a basket and then find the apple with the same color and place it on top of the basket. You can use clothespins to clip the apples and baskets together. You can also use velcro to secure the pieces as shown below.
This activity is currently located in the member's section which is also where I have added apple alphabet punch cards.