Community Helpers theme resources and learning activities for Preschool, Pre-K, or Kindergarten.
Books About Community Helpers
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Police Officer Books
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Postal Worker Books
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Community Helper Activities for Preschool
Community Helpers Literacy Activities
Community Helpers Syllable Activity
Are your students learning to identify syllables in spoken words? Syllables are an important part of developing phonological awareness skills. In this activity, students will identify and say the name of the picture, and clap number of syllables in each picture. This activity includes a black and white recording sheet and is available in the Community Helpers Bundle.
Community Helpers Beginning Sounds
Are your students learning to identify beginning sounds? Beginning sounds are an important part of developing phonological awareness skills. In this activity, students will identify the beginning sound of each picture and add a stamp with the corresponding sound to their envelope. The beginning sounds activity is available in the Community Helpers Bundle.
Community Helpers Alphabet Matching
Are your students learning to identify and name the letters of the alphabet? This game can be played 3 different ways; your students can practice matching upper to uppercase, lower to lowercase, and upper to lowercase letters depending on their ability levels. The alphabet matching activity is located in the Community Helpers Bundle.
Community Helpers Vocabulary Cards and Chart
Are you looking for vocabulary word cards for your community helpers unit? The printable word chart and vocabulary cards are available in both black and white and color. Place the printable word cards in a pocket chart or on a word wall. These cards can be used to help develop vocabulary and can be found in the Community Helpers Bundle.
Community Helpers Rhyming
Do your students need practice with rhyming words? Rhyming is a crucial component of the phonological awareness continuum. This fun activity invites students to “send” letters to the correct rhyming mailboxes. You can find this activity in the Community Helpers Bundle.
Community Helpers Pocket Chart Sentences
Are your students learning concepts of print? The predictable text in this pocket chart set will help your students learn concepts of print such as left to right directionality, return sweep, one-to-one correspondence, and more. The printable pocket chart sentences are available in the Community Helpers Bundle.
Community Helpers Emergent Readers
Are you looking for printable emergent readers for your community helpers preschool theme? There are three different community helper booklets in the Community Helpers Bundle. The predictable words in these books are designed to support your beginning readers. Use these books to reinforce concepts of print such as words are separated by spaces, left to right and top to bottom, written words match spoken words, common sight words, and more. These easy to assemble, printable readers are offered in both black and white and color for your convenience.
Community Helpers Read and Write around the Room
Are you looking for a fun activity that will get your kids up and moving around the room for a purpose? This fun read and write around the room activity is available in the Community Helpers Bundle.
Community Helper Math Activities
Community Helpers Graph
Are your kids learning about the concept of more and less? Here’s a community helpers activity that will provide your students with a fun way to collect and record data! Students will enjoy rolling the cube and recording their rolls on the recording sheet. This printable activity is available in the Community Helpers Bundle.
Are your kids learning how to count to 5 and recognize numerals? These easy to assemble community helpers printable booklets help reinforce number sense, numeral identification, and counting; there are 3 different versions available in the Community Helpers Bundle.
Community Helpers Patterns
Help your students develop logical thought and reasoning skills with this patterning activity available in the Community Helpers Bundle.
Are your kids learning how to count with one-to-one correspondence? This fun community helper races game will help build number sense and one to one correspondence skills. Students will roll a die and move their playing piece towards the hospital. You can find this activity in the Community Helpers Bundle.
Path Board Game
Here’s a fun board game that supports the development of number sense and one-to-one correspondence skills. Can you help the police officer get to the station? This printable board game is located in the Community Helpers Bundle.
Numeral Quantity Game
This is the ultimate number sense game! Invite your kids to identify the numeral on each garbage truck, and then match the garbage bags with the correct quantity to their mat. This game is available in the Community Helpers Bundle.
Two different versions of puzzles are available, one with numerals 1-5 and another with numerals 1-10. The number puzzles are available in the Community Helpers Bundle.
Spin and Cover Games
The Community Helpers Bundle includes 4 different spin and cover games for your little learners to practice number sense, numeral recognition, counting, colors, and shapes.
Learning how to identify similarities and differences in pictures is an important skill for young children to learn. Use these printable visual discrimination cards from the Community Helpers Bundle for fun, themed practice.
Numeral Sensory Writing Cards
You can use these numeral cards in your writing center, or place them in a sensory tray for a more engaging writing activity. Students will use the index finger of their dominant hand (if they have one) to write the letters in the sand. Get your set in the Community Helpers Bundle.
Community Helper Resources
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