Shark Printable Pack for Preschoolers

Shark Printable Pack for Preschoolers | Life is Peachy

Shark Week returns to Discovery Channel on Sunday, August 10th! People sure do love sharks! I, on the other hand, have a serious fear of them so I won’t be watching. Even though I’m not a big shark fan, Goose thinks they’re pretty neat and I love all things clip art so I used this super cute set to put together a Shark Printable Pack! It’s funny to look back and see that my first ever printable was a single Shark Do-A-Dot Marker Page!

This 64 page Shark Printable Pack includes:

  • Shape tracing
  • Matching
  • Pattern practice
  • 1 mini counting book
  • 1 mini coloring book
  • Color by size pages
  • Coloring pages with letter tracing
  • Cutting & tracing
  • 1 Dice & graphing game
  • Do-A-Dot Marker pages
  • “Find the Letter” Do-A-Dot Marker pages
  • 9-Piece Puzzles

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Shark Printable Pack

 

Here are a few examples:

Shark Printable Pack for Preschoolers | Life is Peachy

Coloring page with letter tracing

Shark Printable Pack for Preschoolers | Life is Peachy

Find the Letter Do-A-Dot Marker page

Shark Printable Pack for Preschoolers | Life is Peachy

Matching practice

Shark Printable Pack for Preschoolers | Life is Peachy

Shark Dice

Shark Printable Pack for Preschoolers | Life is Peachy

Shark Graphing

 

Side note: My Ocean Sensory Bin makes a great Shark Week activity!

 

Graphics used in this pack are from EduClip.

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Ocean Sensory Bin

Easy to put together Ocean Sensory Bin featuring aquarium gravel | Life is Peachy

This Ocean Sensory Bin is one of my favorite bins that we’ve ever done. It’s so much fun to take outside and play with on a hot day. And it takes literally less than 5 minutes to put together!

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Easy to put together Ocean Sensory Bin featuring aquarium gravel | Life is Peachy

 

Baby Bird joined in on the fun too. They played with this for about an hour. At the end of that hour, Baby Bird was soaked from head to toe and she loved it!

Easy to put together Ocean Sensory Bin featuring aquarium gravel | Life is Peachy

 

I like that this ocean sensory bin has some contrasting textures for little hands to explore…smooth, rough, hard, soft, etc.

Easy to put together Ocean Sensory Bin featuring aquarium gravel | Life is Peachy

Easy to put together Ocean Sensory Bin featuring aquarium gravel | Life is Peachy

Easy to put together Ocean Sensory Bin featuring aquarium gravel | Life is Peachy

 

In the past we have used these ocean squirty bath toys for this sensory bin. These are great for a younger child playing with this bin. Just keep a close eye on young children in case they decide they want to taste any of the small pieces. You definitely don’t want them doing that! Baby Bird did not try to eat any of it but I was watching her the whole time anyway, of course.

Easy to put together Ocean Sensory Bin featuring aquarium gravel | Life is Peachy

 

 What ocean-themed activities are you enjoying this summer?

 

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Bottle Cap Phonics Cards

Bottle Cap Phonics Cards Printable for Preschool and Pre-K | Life is Peachy

Goose has been very interested in figuring out which letter different words start with lately. We have the same conversation over and over…

Goose: “Mom, what does pancake start with?”

Me: “You tell me, honey.”

Goose: “Puh, puh, P!”

Me: “Very good! What else starts with the P sound?”

Goose: “Uuuuummmm, pig! What does dinosaur start with?”

And so it goes, all the time.

Since Goose has shown such an interest in letter sounds, I made these Bottle Cap Phonics Cards for her to play with. It also gave me a reason to use some of the bottle caps that I have hoarded saved. It drives Hubs nuts that I save every single bottle cap that enters our house but have never actually used them. He thinks I have a hoarding problem. But, that’s neither here nor there…On to this activity…

This printable includes a set of cards using upper case letters and a set using lower case letters so keep that in mind when making your alphabet bottle caps.

 

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Bottle Cap Phonics Cards

 

  • Print
  • Laminate
  • Cut out
  • OR, you could just print the pages, leave them intact and not laminate. If you do this, you may want to print onto cardstock so the pages will hold up better after repeated use.
Busy Bag idea: Put the laminated cards and alphabet bottle caps into a Ziploc bag for an easy ready-to-go busy bag!

 

The idea behind this activity is to sound out the name of the picture shown and encourage your child to determine the letter the word starts with. For Goose, I set out 5 or 6 letters for her to choose from rather than all 26 letters at one time.

Bottle Cap Phonics Cards Printable for Preschool and Pre-K | Life is Peachy

 

The bottle cap circles in this printable are large enough for a standard bottle cap like from a water bottle or half gallon milk carton.

Bottle Cap Phonics Cards Printable for Preschool and Pre-K | Life is Peachy

 

This printable also includes a blank template. Use it to add your own pictures and words. You can cut images out of magazines or draw your own. If you’ve laminated the cards, use a dry erase markers and you can use the cards over and over again.

Bottle Cap Phonics Cards Printable for Preschool and Pre-K | Life is Peachy

 

For more information on phonemic awareness, check out this article by Reading Rockets.

 

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