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PreK Early Childhood Fictional Printable Activities

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  • "Mike lived on a farm. He liked to play in the barn." An easy realistic fiction story for early readers.
  • A retelling of Hans Christian Andersen's tale of a Chinese emperor and a nightingale, with review questions after each paragraph.
  • 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, "Tina Goes Fishing" is realistic fiction. It is followed by 3 multiple choice questions and 4 questions requiring short written responses.
  • A 1 page reading comprehension selection, "Tracy’s Baby Moles" is realistic fiction. It is followed by 3 multiple choice questions and 4 questions requiring short written responses.
  • A one page realistic fiction reading comprehension piece about a trip to the zoo is followed by 3 multiple choice questions and 4 questions requiring short written responses.
  • A 1 page realistic fiction story about a girl and her brother... and a birds' nest. It is followed by 3 multiple choice questions and 4 questions requiring short written responses.
  • A mini-unit about the Australian wind that brings the spring. Includes reading comprehension questions, vocabulary work, and promts for writing your own myth about the coming of spring.
  • A 1 page realistic fiction reading selection "Cathy Solves a Mouse Problem" is followed by 4 multiple choice questions and 4 questions that require brief written responses.
  • A 1 page realistic fiction story about a girl who loves butterflies is followed by 4 multiple choice questions and 5 questions requiring brief written responses.
  • A 1 page reading comprehension selection, "Monkeying Around" is a realistic fiction selection. It is followed by 4 multiple choice questions and 4 questions requiring short written responses.
  • A 1 page reading comprehension text, "The Big Snake" is realistic fiction. It is followed by 4 multiple choice questions and 4 questions requiring short written responses.
  • A 1 page realistic fiction story about a mother hen hatching her baby chicks. It is followed by 5 multiple choice questions and 4 questions requiring short written responses.
  • "The Caterpillar's Adventure" is a 1 page realistic fiction selection about two girls who are entranced as they watch as a caterpillar crosses the road. It is followed by 5 multiple choice questions and 4 questions that require short written responses.
  • A 1 page reading comprehension, "Mike & Pat & Pat & Mike" is a realistic fiction selection. It is followed by 5 multiple choice questions and 3 questions requiring short written responses.
  • "I Want to be a Mail Carrier" is a 1 page realistic fiction selection followed by 3 multiple choice questions and 4 questions requiring short written responses.
  • A ten page set of activities for the James Marshall book, "Fox on the Job," that includes true/false and completion questions, word unscramble, writing and drawing prompt, plus a crossword puzzle and word search.
  • A 9 page unit of activities for the James Marshall book "Fox Outfoxed." Includes completion and true false questions, word unscramble, word search and crossword puzzles, writing and drawing prompt and short answer questions.
  • An early reader book shaped like a mitten and based on the folktale illustrated by Jan Brett, titled, The Mitten. A one book page per sheet of paper format that engages student in cutting and coloring.
  • An early reader book shaped like a mitten and based on the folktale illustrated by Jan Brett, titled The Mitten. A two book pages per sheet of paper format that engages student in cutting and coloring.
  • A set of colored flashcards of the animals that entered The Mitten, based on the Jan Brett illustrated book.
  • A short story follow the things Brian and Tina learn about heart health on their visit to the doctor. Includes short response questions and a multiple choice question sets, along with a writing prompt to help children plan healthy practices for their family.
  • Vocabulary puzzles that correlate with the book, Finding Winnie by Lindsay Mattick. 2016 Caldecott winner about the world's most famous bear. Includes ABC Sort, Missing Letter, Word Scramble, Crossword Puzzle, and Word Search.

  • Enhances vocabulary and comprehension for Javaka's Steptoe's 2017 Caldecott winner about a boy's dream of becoming a famous artist. Includes art appreciation questions, along with creative writing and art activities.

  • Updated: This short Valentine's Day story is perfect for beginning readers. Includes comprehension questions.

  • "I want to be a baseball player when I grow up." Short, fictional reading comprehension.
  • "I went to the zoo today. I saw Larry the Lion." Very easy and short reading comprehension.
  • "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.
  • "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.
  • "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.
  • A 1 page realistic fiction piece,"A Hungry Shark" is followed by 3 multiple choice questions and 5 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.
  • "That's not a wasp! It's a friendly little bee!" A 1 page realistic fiction story about a boy who can't tell the difference between wasps and bees. It is followed by 3 multiple choice questions and 4 questions that require brief written responses.
  • Alexis's family is going to Hawaii and she is terrified of coral snakes. Multiple choice and short response questions; highlighted dolch words level 1; crossword created with abcteach tools.
  • Construct a mitten from outline and cut out the animals provided to use in individual activities, learning center activities or group activities, based on the folktale illustrated by Jan Brett. Includes an activity suggestion sheet for teachers
  • Construct a mitten or pair of mittens from outline. Cut out the color illustrated animals provided to use in individual, learning center or group activities. Based on the folktale illustrated by Jan Brett. Includes an activity suggestion sheet for teachers.
  • Enhances vocabulary for Javaka Steptoe's 2017 Caldecott winner about a boy's dream of becoming a famous artist. Includes ABC Sort, Missing Letter, Word Scramble, Crossword and Word Search.

  • "He wants to fish every day." Short reading comprehension.
  • Seagulls are a regular feature of any beach. This girl loves to feed the seagulls on her summer vacation.