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Birthday Words Worksheet
Birthday Words Worksheet

Birthday Words Worksheet

Kids adore birthday parties! Whether it's theirs or a friend's, the event is a huge draw for kids. This fun birthday-themed worksheet teaches kids to identify the letter combination -ir. Get them to scan and circle the colorful words that contain -ir. It's an exciting PDF page they won't want to miss!
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Vocabulary: Assessment 2 Worksheet
Vocabulary: Assessment 2 Worksheet

Vocabulary: Assessment 2 Worksheet

Opposites attract! Boost your preschooler's vocabulary by reviewing antonyms with this fun worksheet. View the images, read the words, and find the opposites. Guide your learner with the illustrations, then discuss each one before they trace the dotted lines to match. Have fun and reinforce learning!
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Reading: Follow the Suffixes Worksheet
Reading: Follow the Suffixes Worksheet

Reading: Follow the Suffixes Worksheet

Students use suffixes to find the right way through a maze in this enjoyable activity! Understanding suffixes helps kids decode and comprehend more words, leading to better reading fluency. A great addition to your reading classes, keep this printable close!
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The Ugly Duckling / El Patito Feo Worksheet
The Ugly Duckling / El Patito Feo Worksheet

The Ugly Duckling / El Patito Feo Worksheet

This cute worksheet uses the story of The Ugly Duckling to help students learn Spanish. Fun pictures help make picture-word associations, while they check off the correct words to create the swan. Students won't realize they're learning - they'll just think the ducks are cute!
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How the Moon Became Beautiful Worksheet
How the Moon Became Beautiful Worksheet

How the Moon Became Beautiful Worksheet

Fables are a great way for kids to learn! This Chinese fable about the moon's beauty is educational and entertaining. The PDF worksheet provides the English translations and symbols associated with the story. Kids can fill in the blanks with the correct symbols and have fun learning a new language!
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Finding the Details and Connections: Assessment 2 Worksheet
Finding the Details and Connections: Assessment 2 Worksheet

Finding the Details and Connections: Assessment 2 Worksheet

Does your child love animals? If you have pets, they'll relate to the text in this worksheet. Read it aloud to them and help them answer the simple questions by circling yes or no. The story is about a dog and cat living on a farm. Let your child read it aloud to you if they can.
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Word Match Reading Worksheet
Word Match Reading Worksheet

Word Match Reading Worksheet

This printout helps children learn to read fluently by connecting words with the same sound. Colorful pictures aid understanding and context for kindergarten-level students. Tracing lines, they learn to identify the sounds made by letters of the alphabet and deepen their knowledge of phonics.
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Traditional Food in Mexico Worksheet
Traditional Food in Mexico Worksheet

Traditional Food in Mexico Worksheet

This colorful worksheet offers a great opportunity to learn about traditional Mexican foods, build vocabulary and practice visual discrimination. As many of the words are not phonetic, this practice can help improve fluency, vocabulary and comprehension when encountered in reading. Culturally diverse, it's great for readers looking to expand their knowledge.
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King Midas Worksheet
King Midas Worksheet

King Midas Worksheet

Read the ancient Greek history of King Midas to your kids. If they're into Greek gods and mythology, they'll be excited to complete the exercise. Read the text carefully, and if needed, twice. Help your kids locate the story's theme at the bottom of the page. 80 words.
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Reading: Long I and IE Worksheet
Reading: Long I and IE Worksheet

Reading: Long I and IE Worksheet

Have your child list words with the long /i/ sound (eg. 'pie'), and if needed, help them out with some examples. Read each word in the worksheet together and check their answer by having them circle the correct word.
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Sight Words I Can Worksheet
Sight Words I Can Worksheet

Sight Words I Can Worksheet

Emerging readers can build confidence and improve reading skills with this free worksheet! They'll trace the lines to complete the "I Can" phrase then use the picture clue to decode the last word. This activity encourages reading and writing, and is empowering for kids as they explore all the things they can do!
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Reading: Long E and IE Worksheet
Reading: Long E and IE Worksheet

Reading: Long E and IE Worksheet

Ask your child to name some words with the long /e/ sound they hear every day. Then, read aloud all the words in the worksheet with them. Ask them to circle the words containing ie that make this sound.
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Space Maze: Comet
Space Maze: Comet

Space Maze: Comet Worksheet

Join them on their journey and explore comets with Space Maze: Comet.
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Ancient Artifacts Worksheet
Ancient Artifacts Worksheet

Ancient Artifacts Worksheet

This free worksheet helps kids understand ancient artifacts, from statues to necklaces to fossils. They'll read comprehension questions and select answers from multiple choice options, with pictures to help them grasp the concept. It's a great way for children to learn about artifacts and what they may look like.
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Vocabulary: Assessment 4 Worksheet
Vocabulary: Assessment 4 Worksheet

Vocabulary: Assessment 4 Worksheet

Download this free worksheet and have your child explore outer space with our charming astronauts! Help them find the right words to describe the chilly moon. Have fun with synonyms as they circle the right words to match "cold". Let your child's imagination run wild as they discover the wonders of space with this Kids Academy exercise!
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What Does It Mean? Worksheet
What Does It Mean? Worksheet

What Does It Mean? Worksheet

Students should know the meaning of words, even when used in different contexts. This worksheet has two sections. In the first, there's a picture on the right side. Ask students the meaning of 'ill' in "she is very ill today". Help them circle the correct answer from the options. The second section follows the same pattern. Make sure students circle the right answer.
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Ten in the Bed: Vocabulary Worksheet
Ten in the Bed: Vocabulary Worksheet

Ten in the Bed: Vocabulary Worksheet

It's essential for emerging readers to be proficient in positional and directional words. This worksheet uses cheerful faces to help students identify who has "rolled over". Knowing these words is an essential part of reading and writing for pre-K and Kindergarteners. It also helps them to follow directions and use precise language.
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The Ant and The Grasshopper Worksheet
The Ant and The Grasshopper Worksheet

The Ant and The Grasshopper Worksheet

Does your child know about insects? If they're a nature lover or scared of them, use this worksheet to learn more. Read each of the questions and help them fill in the yes or no boxes. This may help them become less scared of insects.
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Who Are The Characters Worksheet
Who Are The Characters Worksheet

Who Are The Characters Worksheet

This worksheet tests your child's reading skills. Read each sentence out loud with them, then ask which of the two pictures match it. Help them check, then repeat this for the other sentences.
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The Ice Age Worksheet
The Ice Age Worksheet

The Ice Age Worksheet

Let your child explore the Ice Age with this fun word search from Kids Academy! They can find words like glacier, frozen, polar, mammoth, and sloth. After finding each, discuss the meaning to help them build a better vocabulary and understanding of ancient history.
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Native American Word Search PDF
Native American Word Search PDF

Native American Word Search Printable

This Native American word search PDF helps kids review important vocabulary and concepts about this important part of our county's history. It includes the names of famous and prominent Native American tribes. Solving the puzzle is fun and educative!
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Vocabulary: Assessment 5 Worksheet
Vocabulary: Assessment 5 Worksheet

Vocabulary: Assessment 5 Worksheet

Help your child prepare for preschool and kindergarten with this fun and informative worksheet from Kids Academy! Have them look at each picture and think about what's happening, then read each word and circle the one that describes the activity. Strengthen reading and vocabulary skills while assessing progress with each task!
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Sight Word Can Worksheet
Sight Word Can Worksheet

Sight Word Can Worksheet

Learning sight words is key for strong readers. Kids with large word bases find reading simpler, since they don't have to decode words they already know. This free worksheet uses the word 'can' to help kids improve their visual discrimination and refine motor skills, while providing pictures to help them along.
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Phonics and Word Recognition: Assessment 3 Worksheet
Phonics and Word Recognition: Assessment 3 Worksheet

Phonics and Word Recognition: Assessment 3 Worksheet

Silent letters can be tricky for kids learning to read and write. Show them how they work with words like 'knee' and 'dumb'. Then, challenge them to come up with their own. Give them a worksheet with silent letters and trace the lines to join the letters into words.
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