Our son is learning sight words and since he positively loves animals, I made him this emergent reader to combine the two! You can print your own copy of this easy reader book for free.
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Each of the pages in this emergent reader contains several intentional parts to help your child learn to read independently. At the top of the page is a clear picture (featuring adorable clip art by Whimsy Clips) to cue the animal that is listed on the page. The sentences are made up of sight words that remain in a predictable pattern throughout the book.
Our preschooler put his name on the front cover. Then on each page he pointed to each word as he read. This early reading behavior reinforces the concept of word.
We highlighted the sight word he is working on this week. He loves to color the pictures, too!
On this page, I asked him after he read how he knew that the word said alligator and not crocodile. He pointed out that word alligator begins with the letter a. Way to go, little reader!
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FROM LEFT TO RIGHT:
Editable Name Puzzles // Playdough to Plato
It's a Zoo Graphing Game // Stay at Home Educator
Zoo Themed STEM Activity // Sara J Creations
Interactive Animal Alphabet Flashcards // Science Kiddo
Zoo Sight Word Book // Still Playing School
Zoo Small World Busy Box // Play and Learn Every Day
Zoo Animals: Tracing Lines // Liz's Early Learning Spot
Letter and Number Matching Puzzles // The Simplified Classroom
Zoo Busy Box // Teach Me Mommy
Zoo Pom Pom Mats // Fairy Poppins
Invitation to Make Dear Zoo Small World // Adventures and Play
Zoo Themed Counting Clip Cards // Schooling a Monkey
Zoo Number Puzzles // The STEM Laboratory
Zoo First to 20 and First to 50 Math Game // A Dab of Glue Will Do
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