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Bibi’s Weekly Themes: At-Home Learning

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Getting To Know Me for 3-5 year olds
Getting To Know Me for 3-5 year olds
Getting to Know Me is the theme this week! Families can help young children think about ...
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Weekly Theme for Readers ages 6-8
Getting To Know Me for 6-8 year olds
Getting to Know Me is the theme this week! Families can help young children think ...
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Sun, Rain, and Reading for 3-5 year olds
Sun, Rain, and Reading for 3-5 year olds
Sun, rain, and reading is this week's theme! Bibi loves the sun and reading, and ...
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Sun, Rain, and Reading for 6-8 year olds
Sun, Rain, and Reading for 6-8 year olds
Sun, rain, and reading is this week's theme! Bibi loves the sun and reading, and ...
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Pages of Pets for 3-5 year olds
Pages of Pets for 3-5 year olds
Pages of Pets! BookSpringers know that pets can be an important part of the family ...
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Pages of Pets for 6-8 year olds
Pages of Pets for 6-8 year olds
Pages of Pets! BookSpringers know that pets can be an important part of the family ...
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Love My Family for 3-5 year olds
Love My Family for 3-5 year olds
Love My Family Spending so much time together might have given you a chance to ...
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Love My Family for 6-8 year olds
Love My Family for 6-8 year olds
Love My Family Spending so much time together might have given you a chance to ...
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Weekly Themes Ocean
Listen to The Ocean for 3-5 year olds
Listen to The Ocean Have you ever seen the ocean? What does it sound like? ...
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Listen to the Ocean Weekly Theme
Listen to The Ocean for 6-8 year olds
Listen to The Ocean Have you ever seen the ocean? What does it sound like? ...
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Reading Laboratory for 3 to 5 year olds
Reading Laboratory for 3-5 year olds
This week’s theme is all about science. Explore our reading laboratory! So much of our ...
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Reading Laboratory for 6 to 8 years old
Reading Laboratory for 6-8 year olds
This week’s theme is all about science. Explore our reading laboratory! So much of our ...
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Numbers for 3-5 years old
Numbers for 3-5 year olds
Numbers This week's theme is all about numbers…numbers are all around us!  Read at Home ...
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Numbers for 6-8 year olds
Numbers for 6-8 year olds
Numbers This week's theme is all about numbers…can you think of 5 ways that we ...
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Week 8 Barnyard Buddies Card Ages 3-5
Barnyard Buddies for 3-5 year olds
Today we’re talking about farms and barnyards! Have you ever been to a farm? Farms ...
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Week 8 Barnyard Buddies Card Ages 6-8
Barnyard Buddies for 6-8 year olds
Today we’re talking about farms and barnyards! Have you ever been to a farm? Farms ...
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Week 9 Names to Remember
Names to Remember for 3-5 year olds
There are many important people who have come before us.  They are people to remember ...
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Week 9 Names to Remember
Names to Remember for 6-8 year olds
There are many important people who have come before us.  They are people to remember ...
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Colors theme for 3-5 year olds
Colors for 3-5 year olds
This week we learn all about colors! Colors make the world a more beautiful place.  ...
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Colors for 6-8 years olds
Colors for 6-8 year olds
This week we learn all about colors! Colors make the world a more beautiful place.  ...
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Halloween PDF downloadable books for 3-5
Halloween & Dia de los Muertos for 3-5 year olds
There is something special about the last day of the month of October.  Maybe it’s ...
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Halloween PDF downloadable books
Halloween & Dia de los Muertos for 6-8 year olds
There is something special about the last day of the month of October.  Maybe it’s ...
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Reading in the Great Outdoors for 3-5 year olds
Reading in the Great Outdoors for 3-5 year olds
I love to go to the park because it’s a great place to read a ...
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Reading in the Great Outdoors for 6-8 year olds
Reading in the Great Outdoors for 6-8 year olds
I love to go to the park because it’s a great place to read a ...
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Be a Book Hero for 3-5 year olds
Be a Book Hero 3-5 year olds
Have you ever heard somebody call someone else “My Hero?”  There are all kinds of ...
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Be a Book Hero for 6-8 year olds
Be a Book Hero for 6-8 year olds
Have you ever heard somebody call someone else “My Hero?”  There are all kinds of ...
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Weekly Themes Underwater Words BookSpring Ages 3 to 5
Underwater Words for 3-5 year olds
I have never been under the water before….but I would sure like to go sometime!  ...
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Weekly Themes BookSpring at-home learning Underwater Word ages 6-8
Underwater Words for 6-8 year olds
I have never been under the water before….but I would sure like to go sometime!  ...
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Harvest for 3-5 year olds
Harvest Time for 3-5 Year olds
There are many kinds of fruits and vegetables that are only ready to eat at ...
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Harvest Time for 6-8 year olds
Harvest Time for 6-8 year olds
There are many kinds of fruits and vegetables that are only ready to eat at ...
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Readers Cafe for 3-5 year olds
Reader’s Cafe for 3-5 year olds
This week is a time to read and learn about all things food. Perhaps you’ll ...
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Readers Cafe Card Ages 6-8 year olds
Reader’s Cafe for 6-8 year olds
This week is a time to read and learn about all things food. Perhaps you’ll ...
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Week 17 Wild About Books Card Ages 3-5
Wild About Books for 3-5 year olds
Hello, it’s Bibi again! I am wild about books, especially books about wild animals! I ...
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Week 17 Wild About Books Card Ages 6-8
Wild About Books for 6-8 year olds
Hello, it’s Bibi again! I am wild about books, especially books about wild animals! I ...
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Books Give You Wings
Books Give You Wings for 3-5 year olds
Hey, it’s Bibi, flying around again! It is a beautiful gift to fly. I can ...
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Books Give You Wings
Books Give You Wings for 6-8 year olds
Hey, it’s Bibi, flying around again! It is a beautiful gift to fly. I can ...
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Season of Giving for 3-5 year olds
Season of Giving for 3-5 year olds
Hello, it’s Bibi, and today we’re celebrating the season of giving. Now is a time ...
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Season of Giving for 6-8 year olds
Season of Giving for 6-8 year olds
Hello, it’s Bibi, and today we’re celebrating the season of giving. Now is a time ...
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New Year Changes for 3-5 year olds
New Year Changes for 3-5 year olds
Haha!  Bibi’s back, and I’m here to get you ready for a whole new year! ...
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New Year Changes for 6-8 year olds
New Year Changes for 6-8 year olds
Haha!  Bibi’s back, and I’m here to get you ready for a whole new year! ...
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Week 21 Weather Watching Card Ages 3-5
Weather Watching for 3-5 year olds
It’s me, Bibi, and I am watching out for what’s up with the weather.  Is ...
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Week 21 Weather Watching Card Ages 6-8
Weather Watching for 6-8 year olds
It’s me, Bibi, and I am watching out for what’s up with the weather.  Is ...
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Reading takes me places 3-5
Reading Takes Me Places for 3-5 year olds
It’s Bibi here, your favorite reading buddy.  Sometimes I just want to get away, don’t ...
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Reading Takes Me Places ages 3-5
Reading Takes Me Places for 6-8 year olds
It’s Bibi here, your favorite reading buddy.  Sometimes I just want to get away, don’t ...
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Week 23 It's snow time Card Ages 3-5
It’s Snow Time! for 3-5 year olds
It’s Bibi again!  Have you ever seen the snow?  It’s so beautiful, and each snowflake ...
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Week 23 It's snow time Card Ages 6-8
It’s Snow Time! for 6-8 year olds
It’s Bibi again!  Have you ever seen the snow?  It’s so beautiful, and each snowflake ...
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Weekly Themes 24 Honoring our Ancestors 3-5 years
Honoring our Ancestors 3-5 years old
Bibi here.  Do you ever feel different?  Like butterflies, you can see them in many ...
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Weekly Themes 24 Honoring our Ancestors 6-8 years
Honoring our Ancestors 6-8 years
Bibi here.  Do you ever feel different?  Like butterflies, you can see them in many ...
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Weekly Themes 25 Book a Trip 3-5 years
Book A Trip for 3-5 year olds
BookSpring recommends families help young children to imagine the world of air travel.  Planes fly ...
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Weekly Themes 25 Book a Trip 6-8 years
Book A Trip for 6-8 year olds
BookSpring recommends families help young children to imagine the world of air travel.  Planes fly ...
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Week 26 Books for All Seaasons Card Ages 3-5
Books for All Seasons for 3-5 year olds
Bibi here.  Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall.  The four seasons are a wonderful cycle, a pattern ...
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Week 26 Books for All Seaasons Card Ages 6-8
Books for All Seasons for 6-8 year olds
Bibi here.  Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall.  The four seasons are a wonderful cycle, a pattern ...
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Week 27 Love of Reading Card Ages 3-5
Love of Reading for 3-5 year olds
Hello, my friend!  It’s Bibi from BookSpring, sharing my love of reading with you.  Why ...
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Week 27 Love of Reading Card Ages 6-8
Love of Reading for 6-8 year olds
Hello, my friend! It’s Bibi from BookSpring, sharing my love of reading with you.  Why ...
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Week 28 Monster Reader Card Ages 3-5
Monster Readers for 3-5 year olds
Do you like spooky things?  I do!  Bibi here, talking to you today about monsters!  ...
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Week 28 Monster Reader Card Ages 6-8
Monster Readers for 6-8 year olds
Do you like spooky things?  I do!  Bibi here, talking to you today about monsters!  ...
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Week 29 Jurrasic Readers Card Ages 3-5A
Jurassic Readers for 3-5 year olds
Bibi here. Do you like dinosaurs? RAWR... I do too! T-Rex, Raptors, and Triceratops. This ...
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Week 29 Jurrasic Readers Card Ages 6-8A
Jurassic Readers for 6-8 year olds
Bibi here. Do you like dinosaurs? RAWR... I do too! T-Rex, Raptors, and Triceratops. This ...
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Week 30 Cats in Hats Card Ages 3-5
Cats in Hats! for 3-5 year olds
It's me, Bibi.  Have you ever seen a cat in a hat?  I've never seen ...
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Week 30 Cats in Hats Card Ages 6-8
Cats in Hats! for 6-8 year olds
It's me, Bibi.  Have you ever seen a cat in a hat?  I've never seen ...
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Week 31 Wind stories Card Ages 3-5
Wind Stories for 3-5 year olds
This week let's explore books about the wind with Bibi the BookSpring Butterfly. The wind ...
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Week 31 Wind stories Card Ages 6-8
Wind Stories for 6-8 year olds
This week let's explore books about the wind with Bibi the BookSpring Butterfly. The wind ...
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Week Fairy Tales Card Ages 3-5
Fairy Tales for 3-5 year olds
Do you believe in fairies? There have been stories about fairies as long as there ...
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Week Fairy Tales Card Ages 6-8 (1)
Fairy Tales for 6-8 year olds
Do you believe in fairies? There have been stories about fairies as long as there ...
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Weekly Theme Butterflies and Book worms Ages 3-5
Butterflies and Bookworms for 3-5 year olds
Have you ever heard of a Bookworm? Bibi here, the BookSpring Butterfly. People call people ...
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Weekly Theme Butterflies and Book worms Ages 6-8
Butterflies and Bookworms for 6-8 year olds
Have you ever heard of a Bookworm?  Bibi here, the BookSpring Butterfly.  People call people ...
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Week 33 Shapes Card Ages 3-5 (1)
Shapes for 3-5 year olds
Bibi here!  Aren't shapes interesting?  They can be found in so many places.  Circles and ...
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Week 33 Shapes Card Ages 6-8
Shapes for 6-8 year olds
Bibi here!  Aren't shapes interesting?  They can be found in so many places.  Circles and ...
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Weekly Themes 34: Smell the Roses Card Ages 3-5
Stop and Smell the Roses for 3-5 year olds
Have you ever heard someone say, "Stop and Smell the Roses?" It means we shouldn't ...
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Weekly Themes 34 Smell the Roses Card Ages 6-8 (1)
Stop and Smell the Roses for 6-8 year olds
Have you ever heard someone say, "Stop and Smell the Roses?" It means we shouldn't ...
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Week 35 When I Grow Up Card Ages 3-5
When I Grow Up for 3-5 Year olds
This week is Bibi, the BookSpring Butterfly’s birthday!  Sometimes, growing up sounds a little bit ...
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Week 35 When I Grow Up Card Ages 6-8
When I grow up for 6-8 year olds
This week is Bibi the BookSpring Butterfly's birthday!  Sometimes, growing up sounds a little bit ...
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Week 36 Webs Wings and Wiggly Things Card Ages 3-5
Webs, Wings, and Wiggly Things for 3-5 year olds
Did you know that more insects are living on the earth than all the animals ...
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Week 36 Webs Wings and Wiggly Things Card Ages 6-8
Webs, Wings, and Wiggly Things for 6-8 year olds
Did you know that more insects are living on the earth than all the animals ...
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Week 37 Let's Go on a Picnic Card Ages 3-5
Let’s Go On a Picnic for 3-5 year olds
Go on a picnic with Bibi this week! A picnic is where you bring some ...
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Week 37 Let's Go on a Picnic Card Ages 6-8
Let’s Go On a Picnic for 6-8 year olds
Go on a picnic with Bibi this week! A picnic is where you bring some ...
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Week 38 Here Comes The Sun Ages 3-5
Here Comes the Sun for 3-5 year olds
Don't you love a warm sunny day!  The sun's rays feel so good against my ...
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Week 38 Here Comes The Sun Ages 6-8
Here Comes the Sun for 6-8 year olds
Don't you love a warm sunny day!  The sun's rays feel so good against my ...
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Week 39 Community Helpers Card Ages 3-5
Community Helpers for 3-5 year olds
Have you heard of a community helper? These people are the firefighters, police officers, doctors, ...
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Week 39 Community Helpers Card Ages 6-8
Community Helpers for 6-8 year olds
Have you heard of a community helper? These people are the firefighters, police officers, doctors, ...
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Week 40 Read it with Feeling Card Ages 3-5 (1)
Read it With Feeling for 3-5 year olds
This week's theme is Read it with Feeling. Bibi encourages you to learn about feelings ...
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Week 40 Read it with Feeling Card Ages 6-8 (1)
Read it with Feeling for 6-8 year olds
This week's theme is Read it with Feeling! Bibi encourages you to learn about feelings ...
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Week 40 Opposites Card Ages 6-8
Opposites for 3-5 year olds
Have you ever heard of the word Opposites?  It means two things that are totally ...
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Week 40 Opposites Card Ages 6-8
Opposites for 6-8 year olds
Have you ever heard of the word Opposites?  It means two things that are totally ...
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Week 42 Out of this World Ages 3-5
Reading is Out of This World for 3-5 year olds
Have you ever wondered if there is life out there, in space? Do you think ...
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Week 42 Out of this World Ages 6-8
Reading is Out of This World for 6-8 year olds
Have you ever wondered if there is life out there, in space? Do you think ...
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Nursery Rhymes for 3-5 year olds
Nursery Rhymes for 3-5 year olds
This week Bibi explores lullabies and nursery rhymes with you! When babies are tiny, it’s ...
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Week 43 Nursery Rhymes Card Ages 6-8 (1)
Nursery Rhymes for 6-8 year olds
This week Bibi explores lullabies and nursery rhymes with you! When babies are tiny, it’s ...
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Week Summer Reader Card Ages 3-5
Being a Summer Reader for 3-5 year olds
Ah, it’s finally summer!  Bibi here, your book-loving butterfly friend.  One of the things I ...
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Week Summer Reader Card Ages 6-8
Being a Summer Reader for 6-8 year olds
Ah, it’s finally summer!  Bibi here, your book-loving butterfly friend.  One of the things I ...
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Week 45 Chat by the Lake Card Ages 3-5.
Chat by the Lake for 3-5 year olds
Chat by the lake this week! It’s full of calm, clear water, and I can ...
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Week 45 Chat by the Lake Card Ages 6-8
Chat by the Lake for 6-8 year olds
Chat by the lake this week! It’s full of calm, clear water, and I can ...
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Friends Card Ages 3-5
Friendship for 3-5 year olds
A friend is someone who stands up for you, who makes you laugh, and who ...
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Week 46 Friendship Card Ages 6-8
Friendship for 6-8 year olds
A friend is someone who stands up for you, who makes you laugh, and who ...
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Independence Day for 3-5 year olds
Independence Day for 3-5 year olds
July is a special month when we honor our independence here in the United States ...
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Independence Day for 6-8 year olds
Independence Day for 6-8 year olds
July is a special month when we honor our independence here in the United States ...
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Week 5 senses Ages 3-5
The 5 Senses for 3-5 year olds
Seeing, hearing, tasting, touching, and smelling. These are the five senses. The 5 Senses are ...
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Week 5 senses Ages 6-8
The 5 Senses for 6-8 year olds
Seeing, hearing, tasting, touching, and smelling. These are the five senses. The 5 Senses are ...
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Weekly Themes #50 Time 3-5 2021
Time: Journery through the ages for 3-5 year olds
Many, many years ago, when the earth was very new, there was no life. Today, ...
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Weekly Themes #50 Time 6-8 2021
Time: Journey through the ages for 6-8 year olds
Many, many years ago, when the earth was very new, there was no life. Today, ...
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Week 51 Floating Boats Card Ages 3-5
Floating Boats for 3-5 year olds
It was by boats that people first traveled across the oceans between the continents. Some ...
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Weekly Themes 51 Floating Boats Card Ages 6-8
Floating Boats for 6-8 year olds
It was by boats that people first traveled across the oceans between the continents. Some ...
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Week 52 Rhythm Readers Card Ages 3-5
Rhythm Readers for 3-5 year olds
Think of all the sounds that a rhythm can be. Ratatatat and Dumdedumdum.  A rhythm ...
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Week 52 Rhythm Readers Card Ages 6-8
Rhythm Readers for 6-8 year olds
Think of all the sounds that a rhythm can be. Ratatatat and Dumdedumdum.  A rhythm ...
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