{FREE} Early Explorers Preschool Pack

Saturday, January 7, 2012

{FREE} Early Explorers Preschool Pack

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Teach your child about early explorers like the Vikings or Christopher Columbus with these fun toddler, kindergarten, and preschool worksheets.
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Preschoolers Worksheets - Early Explorers

In Kindergarten we are studying about Early Explorers. We’ve made masks, shields, and the coolest Viking ship ever (at least I think so). Minnie really enjoyed the hands on learning but then wanted to do worksheets like big brother too. So I created these 10 pages for her. I will be adding to this later to include Columbus and eventually later explorers. But I wanted to share the Early Explorers Preschool Pack with you for now.

FREE Early Explorer Preschool Pack

Practice for preschoolers counting the dots on one dice and associating them with the correct number. Explorers mat for practicing making E and/or V in a tactile way – playdough, glittler, pasta, sandpaper, paint, etc.
    example 1   v is for vikings
    • A classic & favorite with my readers – Roll & Graph. I’ve included 6 different early explorers. I recommend using the explorers names (included with description of what they did) throughout your play to help you kids start remembering these famous men.
    roll and graph  roll and graph2
    • Cut & Paste to figure out what items early explorers took with them on their journey. Introduce your preschooler to basic cardinal directions by cutting out the treasure chest and placing it to the N, S, E, or W of the explorer ship.
    things used by early explorers  learning to use a compass
    • Practice colors by tracing the word with the correct color. Or print the sheet twice and make it a matching game! Improve fine motor skills with the prewriting page helping the explorer get to an item that represents them.
    color practice  tracer pages
    • Practice letters by using a bingo marker (or color, circle, etc.) the letter S for ship. Trace the “V”s for Vikings.
    s is for ship  letter v tracing pages

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    1. This pack looks great!! The link however is dead. It says the page can't be found. Thought you'd like to know:) Hope it can be fixed soon. We love your packs. Thanks for your generosity!

    2. All fixed =-) Thanks so much for letting me know... not sure what happened.


    3. This looks great! I'd love to hear more about the ready of your unit on explorers as it's a topic I'm thinking about doing with my kindergarten and preschool boys. Do you have a curriculum or any books you particularly like?

    4. "rest" not "ready" on that last comment!

    5. I just wanted to pop over and thank you for linking up this week with my Enchanted Thursdays Blog Hop!Love the mapping/compass page. I think that it is fantastic that you are teaching your children mapping skills at such a young age. I hope to see you link up again next week to my Enchanted Thursdays Blog Hop!

    6. Rachel, I have the first part of our Explorers unit coming out in the next week or two. I have loads of resources, free printables for older kids (K-4th), ideas, and more!! We are having so much fun & I can't wait to share it with everyone =-)

    7. Thanks Beth, I'll be looking forward to it!!!

    8. Thanks for sharing these packs with us! I printed your snowman pack to do some of the pages with Sassyfras and Juiciness and I'll have to print some of this pack too. Thanks for sharing at AfterSchool!
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    9. What a great printable! Thanks for sharing, and for linking up to Afterschool =)

    10. Great printable, Beth ... and I appreciate your adding suggestions for hands-on activities! Thanks for sharing and for linking up with Montessori Monday. I featured your Early Explorers Preschool Pack as the Free Printable of the Day at the Living Montessori Now Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/LivingMontessoriNow

    11. What a great lesson incorporating so many skills. Thank you for sharing at Sharing Saturday!

    12. Beth when do you find time!? You always make the coolest printables! My favorite is the roll and graph!! Thanks so much for linking up at Thrifty Thursday!

    13. I am almost sad that my daughter is a bit old for that by now. What a great idea!

    14. So much fun! You are the site for great printables. Thanks for sharing on monday madness.