The Rainbow Fish is a classic children’s story about the importance of being kind to one another. We love reading this book in the summer.
These book companion worksheets go perfectly with the story. They allow your student to work on specific skill sets. These Rainbow Fish Printables for Preschoolers are the perfect addition to your lesson plan.
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Preschool book companion worksheets are a great way to help teach your students both in the classroom and in the home.
This three page pack can be used in various way. Use them to do the following:
- teaching the child about a book they have read
- encourage conversation
- stimulating creativity and imagination
Why Reading is Important for Preschoolers
Reading is one of the most important skills and is valuable at all ages.
I love doing read alouds with my kids and encouraging them to do their own reading as well. Both building vocabulary and practice language skills.
Young learners have many opportunities to learn how to read in school, or in homeschooling.
These worksheets are a way to engage with what your child but to also entice a new routine of reading with your kiddos.
Pencil Skills with Preschoolers
Children can learn to write by trying different methods depending on their personality.
As soon as my kiddos reach preschool age I let them use a pencil. I want them to get comfortable holding a pencil.
Pages like this Rainbow Fish tracing page allows them to practice their pencil skills while having fun.
Did you know pencils can help children with their reading skills, because it helps them understand letter formation and shapes of the letters? It’s true.
Counting Activities for Preschoolers
Counting activities are a great way to reinforce number skills. It is important for preschoolers to grasp numbers and how they work. Giving them different counting activities can help them practice counting and working with their numbers.
This counting page is super fun and goes along with The Rainbow Fish story. Have them follow directions by counting, coloring and writing.
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Pattern Printables for Preschoolers
Patterns are very important for a preschooler’s brain development. They help kids improve their visual understanding. Understanding patterns is a basic early math skill.
This page of fish patterns encourages color recognition and fine motor development.
Have your preschooler use their favorite crayons, map pencils or markers to color each fish according to the patterns.
The Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister
Marcus Pfister is a children’s book author and is the person who wrote the book The Rainbow Fish.
Did you know this book as been translated into over 40 languages? It really is a childhood classic.
If you’ve never read the book or do not have a copy handy, here is a video of the story so you can share it with your young learner.
Preschool Story Companion Printables
We have printables to go along with many of the classic childhood storybooks.