Reading Literature Essential Activities for Preschool


Cinderella | Fairytale

Cinderella is a good classic bedtime story written by Brothers Grimm. This wonderful fairy tail still remains one of the greatest stories for kids ever. See how many chances the prince has to find the girl of his dream. Cinderella is classic fairy tale and good bedtime story for children.
Little Red Riding Hood is a classic bedtime story about little girl and her trip from mother's house to granny. The story revolves around a girl called Little Red Riding Hood. The girl walks through the woods to deliver food to her sickly grandmother. A Big Bad Wolf wants to eat the girl and the food in the basket. He secretly stalks her behind trees, bushes, shrubs, and patches of little and tall grass. He approaches Little Red Riding Hood, and she naively tells him where she is going. He suggests that the girl pick some flowers, which she does. In the meantime, he goes to the grandmother's house and gains entry by pretending to be the girl. He swallows the grandmother whole and waits for the girl, disguised as the grandma.
Everyone loves the story of The Three Little Pigs! Use this fun video version of the story in your home or classroom and delight your toddlers, preschool students and primary age children. The Three Little Pigs is a type of story called a fable. A fable is a story that usually has animals as characters and the story teaches a moral or a lesson. This fable teaches that hard work leads to better outcomes. In this story, the pigs need to build homes. The first two pigs want to spend more time playing, so they build their houses from straw and sticks. The third pig works hard and builds a sturdy house of bricks. When the wolf comes the first two houses are blown away easily, while the house of bricks is safe and the wolf can’t get in to eat the pigs. Ask children to identify the characters, setting, and events. Or, use graphic organizers and record the events in the beginning, middle and end of the story! Use this video for enjoyment or as a way to study fables and other reading comprehension skills.

Book Bingo Worksheet

Book Bingo Worksheet
Kids need to be taught how o read early enough, so they won’t have any problems later in life, and also so that any reading impairments can be quickly spotted and corrected. The kids in this worksheet can all read, and are holding books. Can your own child read? If they can, they would be able to spot which of these kids are holding their books the right way, and which ones are holding the books the wrong way. Help your kids check the pictures that show kids holding their books the right way.
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Find the Title Worksheet
This worksheet has pictures of books; some of which your kids might already be familiar with. First, encourage your child’s thinking by asking them to identify all the different colors of the books. Then, ask them if they notice some differences between all six books. Some of the books have titles printed on their covers, while others don’t. ask your kids to put a check next to the books that have titles.
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Pirate Ship Coloring Page
All hands on deck! A pirate needs help navigating the sea, and your child can help by coloring this swashbuckling scene. Use this delightful printable coloring page: Pirate Ship to motivate your child to access artistic skills. Bring out your child’s inner pirate with this cute coloring page!
Red Riding Hood Coloring Page
Recall a favorite fairytale while coloring this captivating printable coloring page: Red Riding Hood! This fabulous scene shows Little Red Riding Hood out in the woods among a butterfly, mushroom, and ladybug. Your child will love making this fairy tale favorite come to life while coloring!
Straw House Printable Coloring Page
Recall the fascinating fable of the Three Little Pigs while coloring this adorable Straw House printable coloring page! Delight your child with this joyful scene of a little pig building his straw house. Ask your child what happens to that straw house when the big bad wolf shows up in the story!

Features of Fiction and Nonfiction Texts

Features of Fiction and Nonfiction Texts
This quiz assesses students’ ability to identify features of fiction and nonfiction texts.
Features of Picture Books and Poems
This quiz assesses students’ ability to identify the features of picture books and poems.
Parts of a Book and Word Spacing
This quiz assesses students’ ability to identify parts of a book and correct word spacing.
Picture-Text Relationship in Books
This quiz assesses students’ ability to identify the picture and text relationships in books.
Story Characters
This quiz assesses students’ ability to identify story characters.
Story Setting
In this quiz, students will identify when and where a story takes place, and recognize this is what we call the story’s setting.