Language and Literacy Center Activities

This Language and Literacy Center Activities pack contains 12 printable learning center activities for preschool, pre-k, and kindergarten. These engaging resources strengthen the following skills:

– Uppercase letter recognition
– Lowercase letter recognition
– Beginning sound recognition
– Ending sound recognition
– Story sequencing
– Visual discrimination
– Visual memory
– Association
– Phonological and phonemic awareness
– Positional concepts
– Fine motor
– Following directions

Please note that these learning center activities are designed to be printed (on cardstock) and laminated. This will ensure their use and enjoyment for years to come.

PIRATE ALPHABET BINGO GAME SHEETS (COLOR 6/B&W 6) AND DRAW CARDS (COLOR 26/B&W 26)

Provide acrylic jewels, vase gems, mini erasers or some other small manipulative for students to use as markers. Dot markers may be used for the black and white version of this activity.

Pirate Alphabet Bingo

Working in a small group, young learners will identify the letters on the draw cards, and cover them on their sheets. The first player to cover his/her sheet yells “BINGO”. Trade cards and play again!

ALPHABET PLAYDOUGH MATS (COLOR 26/B&W 26)

Alphabet Playdough Mats

Using playdough, children will work to form the letter on their mats. They will also work to identify the upper and lowercase letters on the sides, covering them with small balls of dough. Mini erasers or some other small manipulative may also be used in lieu of playdough.

Alphabet Playdough Mats

ROCKET SHIP ALPHABET MATCH-UP (COLOR 26/B&W 26)

Rocket Ship Alphabet Match-Up

Students will match the upper and lowercase letters to complete the puzzles. Beginning sound recognition will also be practiced with this activity.

STORY SEQUENCING ACTIVITY SHEETS (COLOR 6/B&W 6) AND SEQUENCING STORY CARDS (COLOR 24/B&W 24)

Story Sequencing Center Activity

Using the sequencing sheets, learners will place the cards in order according to stage. This activity is also a great way to teach ordinal concepts (first, second, third, etc.) The sheets and cards are color coded for easy use and storage.

Story Sequencing Center Activity

VISUAL DISCRIMINATION TASK CARDS (COLOR 12/B&W 12)

Visual Discrimination Task Cards

Provide children with clothespins or a small manipulative to use as markers. Learners will study the pictures on the cards and use their visual discrimination skills to determine which pictures are the same as or different from the featured images. Students will clip/mark the cards accordingly.

Visual Discrimination Task Cards

ASSOCIATION PUZZLES – WHAT GOES TOGETHER? (COLOR 14/B&W 14)

Association Puzzles - What Goes Together?

Students will complete the puzzles according to association. Be sure to facilitate conversation as to why the items may or may not go together.

Association Puzzles - What Goes Together?

CUPCAKE MEMORY GAME CARDS (COLOR 24/B&W 24)

Cupcake Memory Game

Mix the cards up and place them in rows, face down. Prompt students to turn over any two cards. If they match, they keep the pair and go again. If the pictures don’t match, they are turned back over and it is the next player’s turn.

Cupcake Memory Game

Encourage children to use their visual memory and to “take a picture with their brain” to help them recall what is on each card and where it is. The game is over when all of the cards have been matched

RHYMING SORT TASK CARDS (COLOR 12/B&W 12) AND PICTURE CARDS (COLOR 36/B&W 36)

Rhyming Sort Task Cards

Learners will say the name of the featured item on the task cards. They will then sort through the picture cards, finding their rhyming partners and placing them on the appropriate spaces.

BEGINNING SOUNDS TASK CARDS (COLOR 12/B&W 12) AND PICTURE CARDS (COLOR 36/B&W 36)

Beginning Sounds Task Cards

Learners will say the name of the featured items on the task card. They will then sort through the picture cards, finding their beginning sound partners and placing them on the appropriate spaces. Magnetic letters may also be used in place of the cards. This activity is color coded for easy use and storage.


ENDING SOUNDS CLIP STRIPS (COLOR 15/B&W 15)

Ending Sounds Clip Strips

Provide clothespins, mini erasers or some other manipulative for children to use as markers. Students will name all of the items on the strip, and then clip or mark the two pictures that have the same ending sound at the featured item.

GUMBALL SYLLABLE CLAP & COUNT MATS (COLOR 3/B&W 3) AND PICTURE CARDS (COLOR 15/B&W 15)

Gumball Syllable Clap & Count

Students will say the picture (gumball) name and clap and count each word part. Learners will then place the picture card on the appropriate gumball machine labeled with the amount of syllables.

POSITIONAL CONCEPTS TASK CARDS (COLOR 15/B&W 15)

Positional Concepts Task Cards

Provide clothespins, mini erasers or some other manipulative for children to use as markers. Working with a small group, read the task cards and prompt children to mark the correct picture according to the featured positional word.

Positional Concepts Task Cards

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On the Farm Math and Literacy Activities

On the Farm Math and Literacy Activities

Come and get it! This On the Farm Math and Literacy pack is the perfect addition to your farm theme. It contains 15 worksheets and 6 learning center activities that strengthen the following skills:

– Counting
– One-to-one correspondence
– Classification
– Number recognition
– Set recognition
– Number order
– Measurement
– Ordinal concepts
– Graphing
– The concept of more/less/same
– Fine motor
– Upper and lowercase letter recognition
– Beginning sound recognition
– Association
– Language/dictation
– Visual discrimination
– Phonological and phonemic awareness
– Positional concepts
– Following directions

FARM ANIMAL MEASURING CARDS (COLOR 10/B&W 10)

On the Farm Math and Literacy Activities

Print these cards out on cardstock (laminate for heavy use). Provide pom poms, vase gems, Unifix Cubes, mini erasers or some other manipulative for children to measure (non-standard) the length of the animals. Students may use the the included Farm Animals – Measure and Record worksheet to record their measurements. Discuss which animals are longer, shorter, or the same length.


On the Farm Math and Literacy Activities

NUMBER QUANTITY WITH FARM ANIMALS – NUMBERED BARNS (COLOR 10/B&W 10)

On the Farm Math and Literacy Activities

Print these cards out on cardstock (laminate for heavy use). Provide students with small farm animals. Learners will place a numbered group of animals on its corresponding barn. Encourage younger children to use one-to-one correspondence while counting. Older children can use this activity to practice set recognition.

On the Farm Math and Literacy Activities

FARMER BOY RHYMING PUZZLES (COLOR 10/B&W 10)

On the Farm Math and Literacy Activities

Print these cards out on cardstock (laminate for heavy use) and cut in half. Students will say the name of each picture and pair the rhyming partners to complete the puzzles.

BARN BURNER – RACE TO THE TOP (COLOR 1 SHEET & 6 POCKET CUBE/DIE CARDS/B&W 1 SHEET & 6 POCKET CUBE/DIE CARDS)

On the Farm Math and Literacy Activities

Print this activity out on cardstock (laminate for heavy use). Cut out the cards and insert them into a pocket cube/die. Provide pom poms, vase gems, mini erasers or some other manipulative for children to use as markers. For individual use, the child will roll the cube/die, identify the picture, and place a marker in the appropriate column. Repeat until a column is full to the top; that animal wins. In small group, provide each child with his/her own sheet. Students will take turns rolling, marking their own roll. First person to fill a column to the top wins the Barn Burner! Encourage learners to take a good look at their graphs, and discuss which of their animals came in first, second, and so on.

HEN HOUSE ALPHABET MATCH-UP (COLOR UPPERCASE/LOWERCASE A-Z/26 – B&W UPPERCASE/LOWERCASE A-Z/26)

On the Farm Math and Literacy Activities

Print this activity out on cardstock (laminate for heavy use). Cut out the the hen houses and the hens. Young learners will match the upper and lowercase letters.

ON THE FARM BEGINNING SOUND MATCH-UP CARDS (COLOR 8/B&W 8)

On the Farm Math and Literacy Activities

Print these cards out on cardstock (laminate for heavy use) and cut out. Students will say each picture name and match the farm items with the same beginning sounds.

WORKSHEETS (15)

On the Farm Math and Literacy Activities

Hold Your Horses – Number Order
Farm Fun – Counting and Number Formation
Pecking Order – Size Skills
Counting Sheep – Counting and Number Recognition
How Many Legs? – Classification
Farm Animals – Graphing
Tractor Ride – Color by Numbers
Farm Animals – Measure and Record
In the Barn – Association
Greyson the Goat – Positional Concepts
Pitching Hay – Rhyming
Back at the Barn – Beginning Sounds
Finley’s Farmers Market – Segmenting Syllables
Horsing Around – Letter Formation and Recognition
Writing Prompt – “If I lived on a farm, I would…”

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