14 Kindergarten Readiness Activities {free printable}


Kindergarten readiness has never been so easy with these Kindergarten sight words, counting, games, and educational crafts for children.  Some of the fun activities include sight word sundaes, counting flags, counting eggs, bingo, sudoku and handprint art.

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Kindergarten Readiness

Kindergarten Readiness

1.   Alphabet Flashcards {printable alphabet letters} ~ These adorable alphabet flashcards will make learning letters fun.  They can also work overtime in a frame on your nursery wall.

Kindergarten Assessment
2.  Kindergarten Assessment {free printable} ~ Whether you are a school teacher, homeschooler, or just want to follow your kindergartener’s progress, these printable assessment forms are a great way to see their results.  You can do it at the beginning, middle and end of the year.  Plus, they are cute and fun to fill out too.

Kindergarten Worksheets

3.  Kindergarten Readiness ~ Help your child brush up on their pre-kindergarten skills with these readiness worksheets.  The free worksheets include an alphabet handwriting drill, scissor practice, letter matching and number recognition.

Sight Words Kindergarten

Site Word Flash Cards

4.  Sight Word Flash Cards ~ These free printable site word flash cards include 18 of the most commonly used words, as well as a blank sheet of cards for you to fill in with whatever you want the kiddos to work on.  Site word practice is essential for successful reading and will surely give your preschooler or kindergartener a jump on reading for the upcoming school year.

Sight Words
5.  Sight Word Sundaes ~ Build your own sundae with sight word toppings and ice cream.  This might just be one of the funnest ways to learn words.  And, they are super cute!

Kindergarten Counting

Kindergarten Counting

6.  Free Printable Counting Cards {+25 games} ~ Not only am I hooking you up with some darling free printable counting cards, but also 25 games to use them with your kids!

Kindergarten Counting

7.  Felt Counting Eggs  ~ Counting eggs. A little felt, a needle and thread and a bit of fabric paint and presto – you have counting eggs.

Kindergarten Printables

Kindergarten Printables

8.  Tasty Bingo {free printable} ~ Print out these bingo cards and grab some snacks from your pantry to play these fun games with your kids as a great summer boredom buster! Not only will your child have fun it teaches them letter recognition.  You can also customize the game to suit your child’s needs.

Kindergarten Printables

9.  Printable Alphabet Cards ~ There are so many more ways to use a set of cards like this.  From simple letter recognition to higher level thinking skills, a set of alphabet cards can broaden your child’s understanding of letters, letter sounds, and words.

Kindergarten Printables
10.  Kindergarten Sudoku Puzzles {Sudoku Printable} ~ Teach your young kids the game of sudoku with this free printable kindergarten sudoku game.  The numbers are replaced with colorful shapes to make it easier for young children to play.  Two sudoku levels to choose from.

Educational Crafts for Children

Educational Crafts for Children

11.  Mini Memory Game {tutorial} ~ Small wooden disks stamped with animals to make a mini memory game.  This would make a great gift for a toddlers birthday party, or a nice present for a preschool or kindergarten teacher.

Bead Flags

12.  Counting Bead Flags ~ A fun activity for your child to work on fine motor skills as well as counting.  Have them string the correct amount of beads onto each pipe cleaner.

Kindergarten Crafts
13.  Cookie Sheet Activities ~ Children will have fun learning to rhyme, ABC order and how to make words with this magnetic activity tray.  You can usually find the alphabet magnets at the 99 cent stores and if you already have a cookie sheet then you’re set.  Print the free worksheets and let the fun begin.  It transports easily too, from their lap to a desk or even the car.

Kindergarten Crafts

Kindergarten Crafts

14.  Handprint Owls ~ Who’s the cutest owl of all?!  Create an owl with using your child’s handprints for the wings.  A wonderful keepsake to remember just how small their hands were in kindergarten.

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