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PreK Early Childhood Fictional Printable Activities

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  • An early reader unit, featuring a word search and writing practice, with a spoo-ooky theme.
  • Bobby Bear is excited about Halloween. But all the pumpkins in town are sold- will it be Halloween without a jack-o'-lantern? Find out with this seasonal reading comprehension.
  • Use this 'Fiction: Little Tabby (primary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Fiction: Little Tabby (primary)'. A reading comprehension, word search, writing prompt (and more) about a much-beloved family pet.
  • Use this 'Fiction: Christmas with Baby Bear (primary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Fiction: Christmas with Baby Bear (primary)'. Updated: This cute, short holiday story includes vocabulary activities, multiple choice, short answer, writing and drawing activities. Pages can be used individually or even together to make a book.
  • "Do you see my snowman?" A happy snowman is featured in a winter-themed mini-unit, with a reading comprehension, word scramble, and more.
  • "This is Bill. He is on the hill." Simplicity reigns in these 5 short selections, with comprehension questions on each page.
  • Students read a happy/sad story, then show how they would feel in various situation. A good introduction for a "feelings" lesson.
  • "I saw a funny clown at the circus." Very easy reading comprehension.
  • This tale of a girl with a gulping habit is available at three more levels, with increasingly advanced vocabulary and activities. The primary level includes reading comprehension questions, a word unscramble, and more activities appropriate for early readers.
  • The tale of a boy who trades a panda for a pepper (??) is available at four different levels. The primary level includes reading comprehension questions, a word unscramble, and more activities appropriate for early readers.
  • How to assemble our primary rhyming books. Color the pictures, assemble the book, and read the story.
  • Link is a cat with a nose for adventure and a taste for trouble. In this story, Link escapes Bruno the grouchy dog.
  • A simple version of this Scottish legend, with spaces for students to illustrate the story themselves.
  • This modern fable of a turtle who remembered his mother's advice is sure to inspire reflection -and even guide students with their own fables.Common Core: RL.3.2

  • Use this 'Shapebook: Speedy Delivery Truck (elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Shapebook: Speedy Delivery Truck (elementary)'. Poem about a speedy delivery truck ("Some trucks go vroom!") in a delivery truck-shaped shapebook. Easy reader for kids that love trucks.
  • Blaney was a beautiful blue frog...until she started turning purple. A simple and imaginative reading comprehension.
  • This fictional tale of a girl with a gulping habit is available on our member site at two more levels, with increasingly advanced vocabulary and activities. The primary level includes reading comprehension questions, a word unscramble, and more activities appropriate for early readers.
  • A realistic fiction reading comprehension about a dog who goes on an adventure... and gets lost.
  • Use this 'Following Directions: Ollie Owl (primary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Following Directions: Ollie Owl (primary)'. "Ollie can’t see! Give him a pair of green eyes". This activity, which can be used with the "Ollie the Owl" reading comprehension, works as a cut/color/paste activity or a simple coloring activity, depending on student ability and interest.
  • Use this 'Fiction: Ollie Owl (primary/ elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Fiction: Ollie Owl (primary/ elementary)'. "Whoo-oo will be my best friend?” A cute reading comprehension for elementary students, or a story to read to primary students.
  • A 1 page realistic fiction story about a boy whose cat steals a special fish. It is followed by 3 multiple choice questions and 4 questions requiring short written responses.
  • A realistic fiction story about a sheep who takes an interest in Mother's prize roses. It is followed by 5 multiple choice questions and 4 questions that require brief written responses.
  • "Good Friends" is a 1 page realistic fiction article about the friendship between a cowboy and a dog. It is followed by 3 multiple choice questions and 4 short written response questions.
  • It was a hot summer day. Mr. and Mrs. Bear wanted to do something fun... An easy reading comprehension.
  • "His name was Buzz and he ate bees." An easy realistic fiction story for early readers.
  • "Mike lived on a farm. He liked to play in the barn." An easy realistic fiction story for early readers.
  • Can we look at the stars before bed? Pat asked. An realistic fiction reading comprehension.
  • A 1 page realistic fiction piece,"A Hungry Shark" is followed by 3 multiple choice questions and 5 questions requiring short written responses.
  • A one-page realistic fiction story about 6 year old Bob's visit to the cockpit of an airliner. It is followed by 6 short answer questions and 3 questions requiring short written responses.
  • "Shell Surprise" is a 1 page realistic fiction article followed by 6 reading comprehension questions that require brief written responses.
  • A retelling of Hans Christian Andersen's tale of a Chinese emperor and a nightingale, with review questions after each paragraph.
  • Put the sentences in this retelling of Hans Christian Andersen's story in order. Then develop imagination and prediction skills by writing a different possible ending.
  • Riding an Elephant" is a 1 page realistic fiction reading comprehension selection followed by 5 multiple choice questions and 3 questions that require brief written responses.
  • "Ted Saves a Kitten," is a 1 page realistic fiction reading comprehension selection for early readers. It is followed by 3 multiple choice questions and 4 questions that require brief written responses.
  • "The hungry hedgehog walked up to Tess." A realistic fiction reading comprehension for early readers.
  • This unit uses three of Aesop's shorter fables as a foundation for talking about unity. With imaginative writing and drawing prompts, as well as comprehension questions, this is a fun introduction to Aesop AND a solid lesson on character education and critical thinking skills. Available at four levels.
  • A 1 page realistic fiction piece, "An Evening Walk" is followed by 3 multiple choice questions and 5 questions requiring short written responses.
  • A 1 page reading comprehension selection, "The Beaver Dam" is realistic fiction. It is followed by 3 multiple choice questions and 4 questions requiring short written responses.
  • A 1 page reading comprehension selection, "Eight Little Ducklings" is realistic fiction. It is followed by 3 multiple choice questions and 4 questions requiring short written responses.
  • A 1 page realistic fiction selection about a girl observing bats with her father. It is followed by 3 multiple choice questions and 4 questions requiring short written responses.