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Posted on April 20th, 2012 by Carolyn Hart

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We hope you will enjoy Storytime Standouts’ free early childhood learning printables and that you will check out our articles about terrific new children’s books and how children learn to read.image of Carolyn Hart, teacher and Storytime Standouts website owner
 
We regularly add new content to Storytime Standouts and we are proud to say that we offer more than two hundred childhood learning printables for teachers and parents. A well, we have written hundreds of posts about special children’s books. We are especially interested in anti bullying picture books, picture books about caring for our environment , wordless picture books and picture books that celebrate diversity.

Once you become a member of Storytime Standouts, if you are having a problem signing in or downloading our early learning materials, please don’t hesitate to contact us directly, by email. Please use the email link on the website.
 
We hope you will enjoy StorytimeStandouts.com and we are especially grateful for referrals. Please let your friends and family know about the website.
 
Thank you and Happy Reading!
 
Carolyn Hart
 
Storytime Standouts
Raising Children Who Love to Read
Twitter @StoryStandouts

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Free Printable Alphabets

Storytime Standouts offers a variety of free alphabets in PDF format for children in preschool, kindergarten and the early primary grades. We have grouped the alphabets together and you will find all of the free alphabets here. We suggest using the alphabets to make matching games, help a child to learn alphabetical order and/or letter sounds or decorate a bulletin board.


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Writing Paper for Kids

Storytime Standouts offers free writing paper for children who are learning to print and write, visit our Writing Paper for Kids page to see the entire collection. We hope you will use the interlined paper to inspire young writers.

We have tried to match seasonal themes and the sort of topics a kindergarten or grade one child might write about. We regularly add writing paper to the website.



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Preschool and Kindergarten Songs, Rhymes, Chants and Fingerplays

Use these songs, rhymes, chants and fingerplays with children in preschool, kindergarten and early primary grades. We have grouped them together on our Songs, Rhymes, Chants and Fingerplays page. We regularly add new songs, rhymes and chants to the website. We try to anticipate your interests and early childhood classroom themes.

If you would like to suggest a song, rhyme or fingerplay, please contact us using the email link.


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Word Family Printables

These word family printables are great for young children who are learning to read. We have grouped them together on our Word Family page.

For a beginning reader, discovering that cot, dot, hot, pot and rot are related is exciting. Children who are just learning to sound out words will be thrilled to learn that they can substitute the beginning sound and read three, four or more related words. We view word families as a great springboard for beginning readers.


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Picture Dictionaries

Helpful for beginning readers and writers, these picture dictionaries are all together on our Picture Dictionaries page. We know young children get a great sense of satisfaction from using pictures to help them decode words. With these picture dictionaries, they can read a series of related words or they use the words to write a story.


 

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