Category: Printable Fun

Fun printable activity pages for kids and kids at heart. Free downloads will ignite creativity, build educational foundation skills, and provide hours of fun!

A Cut and Play Visual Spatial Printable for Kids

Years ago I designed a printable puzzle for kids to help strengthen a critical learning skill, spatial awareness.  When an occupational therapist discovered it and started using it with one of her clients, she came back to me recently and basically said: more please!   While I do focus much of my attention on parents …

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Dedicated Parent Award for Moms and Dads of LD

When I added Perseverance Awards to The Free Printables Collection a while back, I also mentioned my potentially unpopular view about awards in general.  I believe everyone’s heart is in the right place when ALL KIDS earn awards for simply participating.   HOWEVER, I believe that in sports, for instance, when one team wins first …

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The Printable er, ir, ur Game

Up until this point I haven’t spent much time talking about the mechanics of building words.  I promise that I haven’t neglected this very critical part of strengthening reading.   One reason that I’ve waited so long is that when I introduce a skill-building exercise for young learners, I like to start at the very …

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Halloween Activity Fun Pack for Kids – Full Color Printable

What happens when you want your child to engage in therapeutic learning exercises but you don’t want it to feel like work?   You give them a Halloween Activity Fun Pack full of visual skill-building treats!  Instead of saying, “Oh man, do I HAVE to?” your child might surprise you with “These are so fun!  …

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Printable Grid Maze for Kids: Track and Color the Ladybugs

Oh, those tricky ladybugs!  While grid mazes are great for building children’s visual skills, these ladybugs require an extra amount of concentration and attention.     Here’s how it works.  This fun yet powerful activity includes a grid full of ladybugs that point every which way.  First, children locate all of the ladybugs that point …

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Power Up Your Child’s Sight Word Practice – Part 1

Whether your child is just learning sight words or is starting to show signs of trouble reading them, I have three quick and easy ideas for you to help strengthen sight word recognition.   And hey, why don’t we throw in a little bit of processing speed work while we’re at it?   Timed Sight …

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Valentine’s Day Printable Roundup for Kids

Unless you’ve decided to become the big-meanie sugar police on Valentine’s Day you probably expect that your children will, at some point, come crashing down from a sugar high or two, or ten.   How about we provide a little balance with some fun, heart-themed, sugar-free activities that also sneak in a little extra cognitive …

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