Well, if you are following along, welcome to our preschool at home Montessori-based preschool learning curriculum at HappyandBlessedHome.com. This week, we are on the letter B. And if you found me via Pinterest or some other online source — Welcome!
If you have a preschooler at home, you will love the FREE Printable Preschool Worksheets I am sharing this week. They are all about the Letter B. If you are caring for a preschooler, you can enrich their early childhood education with preschool activities that will help them learn the alphabet by using the worksheets and the techniques I’ll be describing here.
5 FREE Preschool Worksheets for Preschool Alphabet Letter B
Here I am sharing 5 FREE Preschool Worksheets for Preschool Alphabet Letter B. It’s a sample pack from our family’s preschool at home program, Visual Montessori, based upon the 12 sensitive periods as outlined in Montessori.
My name is Monica, and I am a Certified Early Childhood Education Teacher. I homeschooled preschool with my two boys and now I teach other moms how to do the same through my online preschool program: Visual Montessori.
If you enjoy the FREE 5 Preschool Worksheets for Preschool Alphabet Letter B, you may also like the entire Letter B Printable Pack, it includes 30 activities focused on learning the letter “B” and short words that start with the letter “B”. Click here to purchase the entire Letter B Printable Pack online. If you decided to enroll in Visual Montessori, the entire preschool printable pack for the letter B is included, but you can buy them separately on TeachersPayTeachers.
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Our Preschool at Home Journey
We’re on letter B in our Learn to Read Preschool Alphabet Letter Series. For our Letter B post from last year, which includes sensory ideas and set-up for an intro to the letter B click here: Letter B. And for my FREE hand-drawn letter B Printables click here: Letter B Printables.
Reading is one of the 12 Sensitive Periods from Montessori
If you have a preschooler who knows their ABCs and who has expressed an interest in reading, this series of posts will be perfect for you. The worksheets provide 5 pages of examples from my Learn to Read Preschool Alphabet Letter B printable pack that includes 28 different activities for your preschooler.
Activities include things like a “bee” and “button” craft, a lace-up soccer ball, 20 flashcards with pictures using short letter “B” words, sight words, coloring, tracing, do-a-dot, and so much more! I spent about four hours putting this printable pack together so I think you’ll truly enjoy the printables! Click here to purchase the entire Letter B Printable Pack online.
Reading is one of the 12 Sensitive Periods as outlined in Montessori. It’s one of our key focus areas in our at home preschool.
This post on our Learn to Read Preschool Alphabet Letter B is our second letter into “reading” territory. If you would like to assess your preschooler’s readiness in the area of reading, I have a free chart in my post, Advancing Preschool Reading Behaviors.
I spent some time on Pinterest looking for things that might be good for our letter B activities this week. I pinned everything that looked interesting. My goal is to create a board for each letter of the alphabet. Follow me on Pinterest if you want to get copied on all the resources and ideas that I discover via Pinterest.
Learn to Read Preschool Alphabet Letter B
This week we started our letter B study with a craft. The artwork is included in the downloadable package and I just used a few art supplies that we already had on hand to decorate. We used pipe cleaners for the antenna, glitter glue for the sparkle and google eyes for the eyes.
The “bee” craft is super easy. You just print out the bee onto yellow construction paper and cut out the body and wings. Have the child glue the body and wings to a piece of paper and decorate. Here you can see my 20-month old got in on our craft. Mr. Bee suffered a slight injury when my son tore the construction paper – but it was easy to fix with a little glue. 🙂
A heavy emphasis is being placed on reading in our preschool at home efforts this fall. So I checked at our local library and they have some wonderful books for preschoolers and they color code the books based upon the level of reading required to read the book.
Letter B Books to Increase Preschool Vocabulary
If you’re looking for books for an emergent reader you may want to try:
- Biscuit (My First I Can Read)
by Capucilli and Schories – Biscuit is a yellow puppy who would rather play than go to bed. Will Biscuit ever go to sleep?
- Boats (Step-Into-Reading, Step 1)
by Corey and Reed – A delightful book about all kinds of boats.
- In My Backyard (Rookie Ready to Learn)
by Curry and Brown – My boys love the outdoors and our backyard so this story kept their attention.
- Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?
by Carle – A children’s classic. See my FREE Printables to create your very own Brown Bear Book Box at home.
- Belly Button Book
by Boynton – A fun and lighthearted look at belly buttons through the eyes of a hippopotamus.
In my downloadable printables you’ll find flashcards for 20 words with pictures as well as sight words for your preschooler. Click here to purchase the entire Letter B Printable Pack online. For information about what sight words are appropriate for pre-K, kindergarten and up through grade 3, please see my post, sight words.
Start your Day with the Preschool Circle Time Morning Board
We start our preschool day with our preschool Morning Board. It’s a great way to teach preschoolers basic skills like telling time, matching shapes, reading a calender, and monitoring the weather. For a complete list of our morning board printables click here: Morning Board.
Teach Character in your at home Preschool
To supplement our letter B activities for the week, I also use God’s Little Explorers. Our letter B coincides with week 17 in GLE. In God’s Little Explorer’s the bible story for the week of letter B study is the story of Jesus calming the storm; from Matthew chapter 14. My favorite activity (used to emphasize the story) is one where you make boats out of aluminum foil and place them in the bathtub. Test different shapes to see which floats best. Try adding objects to the boats to see which sinks last. Stacie has some wonderful ideas. Click here to learn more about God’s Little Explorers.
What’s Inside the Complete Letter B Printable Pack?
I’ve created a Learn to Read Letter B Preschool activity pack with an emphasis on vocabulary, reading and fine and gross motor activity.
The entire educational pack includes 28 activities for preschoolers (54 pages):
- 7 Coloring Pages
- 6 Tracing Pages
- Button Craft
- Bee Craft
- Ball lace-up card
- Cutting Practice
- Align and Count
- 20 Flashcards with short words that start in “b” with pictures
- Hop-to or Wall-ID Game, The game works just like the “jumping beans” featured in this post: Letter J
- Bees in the Bee Hive Game with words and numbers
- 4 Do-a-dot Pages
- Flashcards with letter “B” sight words – focus on the shorter words first
We laced up our letter “B” soccer ball lace up card. Click here to purchase the entire Letter B Printable Pack online
Three Ways to Engage with the HappyandBlessedHome.com Preschool at Home Learning Curriculum
There are three ways to join our family in our preschool at home efforts and all three are included in this post about the Letter N.
- Level 1: FREE – Sign up for my FREE Printables as a member of HappyandblessedHome.com. Whenever I send out a free printable, easy recipe, or idea for family fun, the post will go straight to your in-box. Plus, you always have access to these FREE 5 Packs of Alphabet Letter Printables whenever you visit me online.
- Level 2: Al la Carte – If you like the 5 Page Packs of Alphabet Printables, you will absolutely love the full packs with 30+ activities for each letter of the alphabet, you can purchase the complete 30+ Activity Packs online in my store at Teachers Pay Teachers.
- Level 3: Get the full curriculum, complete with training videos, lesson plans, resource guide, printables, and online support, sign up at VisualMontessori.com. For the latest coupon or sale price on the curriculum send an e-mail to support [at] visualmontessori [dot] com
We used a q-tip and glue to align and count our letter “B” words.
We reviewed flashcards, traced the path for our letter “B” words, and learned how to use our Bees in the Bee-Hive game.
FREE Preschool Worksheets from my Preschool Alphabet Series
For each and every letter of the alphabet, you can access 5 FREE Preschool Worksheets for each letter of the alphabet. The worksheets are designed to illustrate what you can find in my printable packs online at TeachersPayTeaches. But if you truly want an awesome at home preschool experience, you’ll want to sign up for my online preschool at home program at VisualMontessori.com.
Moms who preschool at home with VisualMontessori.com gain access to 30+ training videos, 1,300 pages of printables (that’s all the alphabet printables created for this preschool online learning curriculum) covering all 12 sensitive periods for learning from birth through age six, my Montessori preschool lesson plans, a resource guide for each and every letter of the alphabet, and online support.
Click through to gain access to 5 FREE Preschool Worksheets for each and every letter of the alphabet:
- Learn to Read Preschool Alphabet Letter A
- Learn to Read Preschool Alphabet Letter B
- Learn to Read Preschool Alphabet Letter C
- Learn to Read Preschool Alphabet Letter D
- Learn to Read Preschool Alphabet Letter E
- Learn to Read Preschool Alphabet Letter F
- Learn to Read Preschool Alphabet Letter G
- Learn to Read Preschool Alphabet Letter H
- Learn to Read Preschool Alphabet Letter I
- Learn to Read Preschool Alphabet Letter J
- Learn to Read Preschool Alphabet Letter K
- Learn to Read Preschool Alphabet Letter L
- Learn to Read Preschool Alphabet Letter M
- Learn to Read Preschool Alphabet Letter N
- Learn to Read Preschool Alphabet Letter O
- Learn to Read Preschool Alphabet Letter P
- Learn to Read Preschool Alphabet Letter Q
- Learn to Read Preschool Alphabet Letter R
- Learn to Read Preschool Alphabet Letter S
- Learn to Read Preschool Alphabet Letter T
- Learn to Read Preschool Alphabet Letter U
- Learn to Read Preschool Alphabet Letter V
- Learn to Read Preschool Alphabet Letter W
- Learn to Read Preschool Alphabet Letter X
- Learn to Read Preschool Alphabet Letter Y
- Learn to Read Preschool Alphabet Letter Z
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