These fun and educational printables are based on a classic children’s book. There was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Cactus Printables include line tracing, do-a-dot and a roll and graph activity. Your kids will love spending some time with these worksheets this summer!
These worksheets make the perfect book companion printables for young learners! And, this book makes the perfect read aloud!
These printables are perfect for homeschoolers, traditional classrooms, distance learning, math centers, morning time, story time and more! They are perfect to add to your summer lesson plans.
Worksheets Included in this Free Printable Pack:
This preschool pack includes four pages:
- do a dot printable
- roll and graph
- line tracing
SCROLL TO THE BOTTOM OF THE POST TO DOWNLOAD THE PACK!
Order a Copy of There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Cactus
Grab a copy of this wonderful picture book at your local library or order a copy to keep online.
No matter what your child’s skill level, these There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Cactus printables are sure to be a hit!
Line Tracing Worksheets
Line tracing printables are a great way for preschoolers to practice their hand-eye coordination and fine motor skills.
By following the lines with their eyes and then tracing them with their fingers, preschoolers can help train their brains to better control their hands.
Line tracing is also great for helping preschoolers learn how to write letters and numbers.
Many preschoolers struggle with the fine motor skills needed to form letters and numbers correctly, but tracing lines can help them develop these skills.
Not only do preschoolers need to know how to trace straight lines, but they also need to develop the ability to trace curved lines. This may seem like a simple task, but it’s actually an important early literacy skill. By tracing curved lines, children learn the basic shape of letters, which lays the foundation for reading and writing.
Make sure to encourage your child and praise their efforts. With a little practice, they’ll be tracing curved lines like a pro in no time!
Listen to There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Cactus by Lucille Colandro
If you do not have a copy of this fun sequencing book, here is a YouTube version of the story you can watch togethe and still use the companion activities we have here in this post.
Roll and Graph Activity for Preschoolers
Parents of preschoolers, as well as teachers of preschoolers, are always looking for ways to help their children learn and grow.
One simple, yet effective way to do this is through roll and graph activities.
Roll and graph activities are perfect for preschoolers as they help to develop early math skills.
By doing math activities like this, children learn to identify and count numbers, as well as understand basic concepts like patterns and sequencing.
In addition, roll and graph activities are usually very hands-on, making them engaging and fun for preschoolers.
In this printable pack we give you the graphing worksheet, but we also give you a printable dice that you can cut and glue and then use for this activity.
Roll and graph activities are a great way for preschoolers to practice early math skills
Not only are graphing printables great for young learners, but they also foster motor skill development and promote mathematical thinking and problem-solving.
In addition, Roll and Graph activities are a great way for preschoolers to practice counting and identifying numbers.
Use our free printable dice that you simply cut out and glue. Its makes for great graphing fun!
Do a Dot Printable for Young Learners
Do a dot printables are perfect for preschoolers! They’re super simple and easy to use, and they help young learners develop fine motor skills. Plus, they’re just plain fun!
To get started, all you need is a do a dot marker (sometimes called a bingo dauber). You can find these markers at any craft store, or you can order them online.
Once you have your markers, grab the preschool worksheet I’ve created for your preschooler to use while reading and discovering this book. Just download at the end of this post.
These printables are great for letter recogintion. Your child will love searching for all of the
Book Companion Printables for Preschoolers
- There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Frog
- There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Clover
- There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Chick
- There Was a Old Lady Who Swallowed a Bell
- I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Pie
As any preschool teacher or homeschool mom will tell you, summer can be a tough time for kids to stay on track with their learning. With no school and lots of free time, it can be difficult to keep them engaged and excited about learning.
However, there are plenty of ways to keep preschoolers’ brains active during the summer months – and one of the best is by using educational printables.
Printables are a great way to keep preschoolers entertained while still providing them with educational opportunities.
Best of all, worksheets can be done at home with no need for expensive materials or equipment. Simply print out the downloads and let your preschooler have fun exploring, learning, and growing all summer long.
There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed Books:
There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Bat!There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Rose!There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Turkey!There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Bell!There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed Some Books!There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Frog!There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly!There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Clover!
Summer Activities for Preschoolers
- Cactus Cake Pops
- Paper Bag Cactus Craft
- Cactus Tracing Worksheets
- Summer Math Activities
- Cinco De Mayo Pattern Block Printables (include cactus)
Homeschooling preschool can be a lot of fun, and it is a great way to get your child ready for kindergarten and beyond!