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20 Free Printable Worksheets For Preschoolers

by on 17/01/2017

From helping preschoolers to count, read and spell to enhancing their fine motor skills and giving them something interesting to occupy their time, worksheets are a great way to make learning fun for kids. Fortunately, there are many free educational worksheets online that you can download and print instantly. Here are some of our favourites…


Alphabets

 

1

A IS FOR…


A is for apple, A is for airplane…this worksheet pairs the alphabet, “A” with different objects to help kids practise the sound of letter “A” in each of the words. Don’t stop at A, as this worksheet also comes in a full set that features every single letter in the alphabet.  

 

Download and print here:

http://www.education.com/worksheet/article/coloring-learn-letter-a/

 

2 HIDDEN LETTER WORKSHEETS


With this worksheet, preschoolers can learn to differentiate between capital letters and lower case letters from A to Z. Guide them as they colour in the boxes that hold different letter types with different colours.

 

Download and print here:

http://www.kidzone.ws/kindergarten/g-color1.htm

 

3

ORDERING THE ALPHABET


This simple worksheet is a fun way to show preschoolers how to use the ABCs to create order and organize things. The worksheet comprises a connect-the-dots exercise using the alphabet which leads to a complete picture of a house that your child can colour afterwards.

 

Download and print here:

http://www.jumpstart.com/common/ordering-the-alphabet

 

4

BEGINNING READING


This is another fun worksheet to teach your kids to read words from different alphabets. With different exercises that focus on the first letter of the alphabet that include colouring, tracing the letters, filling in blanks and more, this worksheet helps kids recall different words better.

 

Download and print here:

http://www.education.com/worksheet/article/reading-all-about-letter-a/

 

 

 

Numbers


5

FARM-THEMED COUNT THE GROUPS


One of the first things to introduce kids to math is to teach them how to count and recognise numbers. This worksheet helps little ones to practise this skill by getting them to count different groups of animals and then circling the correct number. There are four worksheets in this set featuring a variety of farm animals and the numbers 1 to 20.

 

Download and print here:

http://www.kidzone.ws/prek_wrksht/math-readiness/counting.htm

6

RAINBOW NUMBERS! PRACTICE WRITING NUMBERS 1-10


Make learning numbers fun for your kids with this worksheet which requires them to colour the shapes of the numbers 1 to 10. As the shapes have distinctive outlines which can be coloured in with a rainbow of colours, it also helps preschoolers to improve their form and hand control.

 

Download and print here:

http://www.education.com/worksheet/article/rainbow-numbers/

7

RECOGNIZING NUMBERS


This worksheet is a simple but effective exercise for your child to practise his or her number recognition and counting skills. For each of the 10 rows, help your kids with counting the number of objects in each row and writing down the total in the space provided next to it.

 

Download and print here:

http://www.jumpstart.com/common/recognizing-numbers

 

 

Science


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IT MAKES SENSE

 

One of the important lessons when it comes to introducing science to your preschooler is learning about our five senses: sight, smell, taste, touch and sound. In this worksheet, kids can trace the words of our five senses and then match the right sensory faculties to their body parts.

 

Download and print here:

http://www.schoolofdragons.com/resources/it-makes-sense

9

CIRCLE THE LIVING THINGS

 

Teach your child to identify objects that are alive and things that are manmade. In this worksheet, they can learn about living things by circling animals, plants and insects. You can also help them understand what it means by living things by showing them how humans and animals breathe but objects like balls and popcorns don’t.

 

Download and print here:

http://www.kindergartenworksheets.net/science-worksheets/kids-science-worksheet.html

10

GROWTH!

 

How do plants grow? Show your preschoolers the simple growth process of a plant by using this illustrated worksheet. There are altogether six steps to the growth process spread out into two separate worksheets – be sure to download them both. 

 

Download and print here: 

Sheet 1:

Worksheet1.pdf

Sheet 2:

Worksheet2.pdf

 

 

Colouring and Drawing 


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TREE COLORING PAGES


There are hundreds of colouring pages to choose from in this website, each categorised using different objects. For example, in the tree category, kids can go for different images of seasonal trees to colour. As they colour the crisply drawn images, they can also learn about the different types of trees. Do check out the other categories as well – the rainbows, space and weather sets would definitely spark your little one’s interest.   

  

Download and print here:

http://www.coloring.ws/trees.htm

 

12

CRAYOLA COLORING PAGES


Popular crayon brand Crayola has a well-stocked library of free coloring pages which would not only delight kids but adults as well. The illustrations are simply heartwarming and kids can select from a wide variety of categories of cartoons and professionally drawn images.

 

Download and print here:

http://www.crayola.com/free-coloring-pages/

 

13

DRAW THE OTHER HALF


This is an interesting worksheet for kids to help them develop a good eye for shapes while drawing them out. One side of the image on this worksheet is provided – kids would have to draw the other half to complete the picture. There are many different objects in this worksheet set including a house, flower, butterfly, bee, ladybird, owl and also basic shapes like triangle, rectangle, square, heart and oval.  

 

Download and print here:

http://www.worksheetfun.com/2016/03/06/draw-the-other-half-one-worksheet-2/

 



Fine Motor Skills


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CUT AND PASTE BALLOONS

 

Using images of everyday objects, this worksheet provides a place for preschoolers to cut and paste things. Not only does this worksheet help to improve fine motor skills, it also enhances visual perception of colours and shapes. Remember to monitor your children as they use scissors – get them a pair that's safe for kids.

 

Download and print here:

http://www.tlsbooks.com/cutandpasteballoons.html

 

15

MAZES FOR KIDS


In this set of 6 colourful worksheets, preschoolers will be challenged to complete a maze by drawing a solid line from the first picture on the top (for instance the bee) to the final one (the hive). Make sure they draw within the lines of the path.

 

Download and print here:

http://www.schoolsparks.com/kindergarten-worksheets/category/mazes-for-kids

 

16

TRACE THE LINE TO WATER THE FLOWERS

 

Your child will enjoy ‘watering the flowers’ by carefully tracing the lines from the watering cans to the flowers at the bottom of the page. Use different colours or different colouring equipment, for example crayons, felt-tip pens or markers to make things more interesting.

 

Download and print here:

https://www.myteachingstation.com/writing/fine-motor-skills/trace-the-line-pattern-to-water-the-flowers

 

 

 

Basic Concepts 


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BODY PARTS OF ANIMALS

 

Help you child learn and recognise the concept of front and back with this animal-themed worksheet that requires them to match the correct body parts of animals.

 

Download and print here:

https://www.turtlediary.com/worksheet/body-parts-of-animals.html

 

18

COMPARISON WORKSHEETS

 

Big vs. small, tall vs. short – differentiating sizes is an important part of your preschooler's learning process. Teach them these concepts with this comprehensive set of worksheets that require them to identify which object is larger or smaller; or taller and shorter.

 

Download and print here:

http://www.k5learning.com/free-preschool-kindergarten-worksheets/comparison-worksheets

 

19

POSITIONS

 

Help your child understand what it means to be in different positions, for example behind something or in front of an object with this engaging worksheet.

 

Download and print here:

http://www.preschoollearners.com/ah000002.htm

 

20

DAYS OF THE WEEK


Teach your child the days of the week with this colourful cut-and-paste worksheet. There are eight activity squares that they can cut out and glue to the four boxes to identify the things that they do each day. This will help them to remember the names of different days better as it links their everyday activities to a particular day.

 

Download and print here:

http://www.schoolsparks.com/kindergarten-worksheets/category/days-of-the-week