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Cities and Towns Worksheet
Cities and Towns Worksheet

Cities and Towns Worksheet

Cities are buzzy and busy while towns tend to be peaceful. Ask your child if they can tell which one is which from a picture. This could be a great way to test their understanding of the differences between towns and cities. There are many businesses in cities, tall buildings and lots to do. Meanwhile towns are usually quieter.
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The Boy Who Cried Wolf Part 1 Worksheet
The Boy Who Cried Wolf Part 1 Worksheet

The Boy Who Cried Wolf Part 1 Worksheet

Storytime can be your kid's favorite part of the day. Ask them what their favorite stories are, then read the text in the printout. Read along with them, making sure they understand each word. At the end, go over the questions and have them check the correct answers.
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Suffixes –ful and –less Worksheet
Suffixes –ful and –less Worksheet

Suffixes –ful and –less Worksheet

Before you start this worksheet, make sure your kids know about suffixes. Explain that they're added to the end of words to change their meaning. In the worksheet, kids will learn about the suffixes –ful and –less. Look at the sentences in the picture with them, and help them to choose the right one for each blank.
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Context Clues and Homophones Worksheet
Context Clues and Homophones Worksheet

Context Clues and Homophones Worksheet

Make sure kids understand what homophones are (words that sound the same, different spellings, meanings). Give examples and look at the printout. Read each sentence and sound out words. Help them pick the right one and circle it.
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Plant Care Worksheet
Plant Care Worksheet

Plant Care Worksheet

Encourage your children to read by helping them practice. Print out the worksheet and read the text with them. Help them understand the words and find the main idea. This will improve their reading skills and prepare them for school.
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City or Country? Worksheet
City or Country? Worksheet

City or Country? Worksheet

Whether city or country, both have distinct attributes. Cities have skyscrapers, public transport, and many business people, whereas the countryside is rural and full of nature, often farms. Download this PDF to help your child and Cindy use traced lines to decide which picture fits city or country.
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Opposites on the Farm Worksheet
Opposites on the Farm Worksheet

Opposites on the Farm Worksheet

Teaching children the concept of opposites is important for their development. This worksheet offers a fun way to practice. Kids can use traceable lines to match farm imagery with pairs of opposites. It's a great way to help them compare and contrast, a key skill for reading, math, writing and more.
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Sound Different Worksheet
Sound Different Worksheet

Sound Different Worksheet

Homophones can be tricky for new readers and writers. This PDF worksheet helps kids understand the differences using pictures. It asks them to draw lines to connect the homophones and provides concrete imagery for reference. It's a great way to learn the right definition and spelling of words that sound the same.
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Nature Word Search Worksheet
Nature Word Search Worksheet

Nature Word Search Worksheet

Unscramble science vocabulary words and find them in this fun worksheet! Use the pictures as clues if you get stumped; you can also write down the words for reference. Solve the puzzle when you're done to finish!
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Adjectives: At The Zoo Worksheet
Adjectives: At The Zoo Worksheet

Adjectives: At The Zoo Worksheet

Take your kids to the zoo and ask them about their favorite activities and animals. This worksheet is a great way for kids to learn about adjectives. Explain that adjectives describe nouns like people or animals (e.g. big, tall, dark). Look at the printout with your kids and help them circle words that describe the animals in the picture.
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Adverbs That Tell Where Worksheet
Adverbs That Tell Where Worksheet

Adverbs That Tell Where Worksheet

Help your kids identify adverbs with a fun worksheet. Read the words aloud and ask them to circle the adverbs showing 'where.' Give them easy examples, like 'the girl stood over there.' See if they can create their own examples. This activity makes learning adverbs fun!
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Tricky Words: Starfish Worksheet
Tricky Words: Starfish Worksheet

Tricky Words: Starfish Worksheet

Encourage your kids' learning with a fun worksheet! Help them circle the best meaning for the underlined words in the sentences. This activity is a great way to practice what they learn at school and have fun. Your little ones will enjoy learning new words and make the experience even more memorable.
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Vocabulary: Assessment 6 Worksheet
Vocabulary: Assessment 6 Worksheet

Vocabulary: Assessment 6 Worksheet

Read our turtle a tale of an old classic: the tortoise and the hare! Help him win by circling the fastest synonyms on this printable vocabulary worksheet. Each word is a synonym for either "slow" or "fast". Give our turtle a boost - circle the correct words and complete the page!
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Name Those Clothes Worksheet
Name Those Clothes Worksheet

Name Those Clothes Worksheet

This worksheet will help your preschooler build their vocabulary, develop life-skills and work on fine motor skills. They'll analyze which clothing goes with the weatherman and match it to the word. It's a fun and interactive way to recognize high-frequency words.
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Opposite Day Worksheet
Opposite Day Worksheet

Opposite Day Worksheet

Early learners need to know about opposites to improve their higher-order thinking and critical thinking. This fun worksheet helps them understand the concept, practice opposite words, read high-frequency words and work on fine motor skills. Download the traceable PDF to get started.
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Nelson Mandela Word Search Worksheet
Nelson Mandela Word Search Worksheet

Nelson Mandela Word Search Worksheet

Kids love word searches! This fun, free worksheet teaches about the civil rights activist Nelson Mandela. It includes traceable lines and words related to him, helping improve fine motor skills. A great way to learn about a great man!
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What Does It Mean? Worksheet
What Does It Mean? Worksheet

What Does It Mean? Worksheet

Teach your child to use context clues with this engaging Kids Academy worksheet. Read the sentences and find the pink-highlighted word. Use the other words in the sentence to figure out the meaning, then check the box next to the picture that represents it.
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Action! Worksheet
Action! Worksheet

Action! Worksheet

Most English words are borrowed, and prefixes and suffixes are added to change the meaning. A popular prefix is 'act', from the Greek root meaning 'to do'. With your kids, look at the words in this worksheet and circle those with the root 'act'.
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How Meaningful! Worksheet
How Meaningful! Worksheet

How Meaningful! Worksheet

'Meaningful' is used to describe something that carries importance to someone else. For example, calling friends on their birthdays. The suffix -ful can also be added to other words to create new meanings; try this with your kids and help them check the correct suffix to complete the sentence.
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Synonyms or Antonyms: Assessment Worksheet
Synonyms or Antonyms: Assessment Worksheet

Synonyms or Antonyms: Assessment Worksheet

Test your child's knowledge with this fun worksheet! Ask them to read the words and select if they are synonyms or antonyms - e.g. 'happy' is a synonym and 'bad' is an antonym. For an extra challenge, ask them to provide two synonyms and two antonyms for each word.
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Antonyms: Prometheus Worksheet
Antonyms: Prometheus Worksheet

Antonyms: Prometheus Worksheet

Antonyms are words with opposite meanings to another. For example, the antonyms of 'good' are 'bad', 'poor' and 'wicked'. Ask your child to give you antonyms for 'Prometheus', which relates to fire. Invite your kids to trace the lines to the fireplace if the words are antonyms, helping the people in the tracing sheet get warm.
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Synonyms: The Tortoise and Hare Worksheet
Synonyms: The Tortoise and Hare Worksheet

Synonyms: The Tortoise and Hare Worksheet

Help your kids identify words with similar meanings with this worksheet featuring a colourful picture of the Tortoise and the Hare. Show them how to check the boxes of animals with words that have similar meaning, then let them find more on their own. They'll love the challenge and you'll appreciate the educational value.
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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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Puss in Boots Vocabulary Worksheet
Puss in Boots Vocabulary Worksheet

Puss in Boots Vocabulary Worksheet

Let your kids enjoy story-telling while learning at the same time. Help them learn from the fairytale, Puss in Boots, by connecting words from the worksheet with the matching pictures. Ask them to draw a line between each picture and corresponding word to build their vocabulary.
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