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Looking for a fun and easy way to keep your kids entertained this summer? Check out our summer-themed color by letter printable coloring pages!
These printable summer activities are perfect for students of all ages and can be enjoyed during the summer months or any time throughout the year.
This activity is perfect for keeping your little ones busy while also helping them learn their colors and letters. So what are you waiting for? Print out our printable and get started today!
It’s that time of year again! The kids are out of school and the days are long and lazy. But just because they’re on summer break doesn’t mean the learning has to stop.
There are plenty of ways to keep your preschooler or kindergartner engaged and excited about learning, even during the dog days of summer. And don’t forget to make learning fun!
With a little creativity and a few free preschool printables, you can make sure your child’s literacy skills are sharp all summer long.
One of the first steps in learning to read is recognizing letters. For preschoolers, this can be a fun and rewarding experience. There are a few simple things you can do to help your child learn letter recognition.
Start by hanging alphabet posters in your child’s room or decorating their nursery with alphabet letter blocks. As your child begins to point out and identify letters, praise their efforts.
You can also teach your child letter recognition through play. Try hiding plastic letters around the house for them to find, or make a game out of matching upper and lower case letters.
With a little patience and creativity, you’ll have your child recognizing letters in no time.
Color by Letter Worksheets
Color by letter worksheets are a great way to help kids learn their colors and the alphabet. Not only do these worksheets help children to learn the alphabet, but they also double as a lesson in colors.
Here’s how to help your kids complete them:
Print the color-by-letter worksheets on regular printer paper. However, if your child would prefer to use markers, I suggest printing the pages on cardstock.
Then, using a crayon or marker, follow the color code at the bottom of the page to color in each section of the worksheet.
WHAT IS INCLUDED?
This color by code packet includes eight summer-themed images for kids to color. These pictures include beach scenes, popsicles, and more.
The worksheets feature letters A-Z. They include all of the colors of the rainbow and black, grey, brown, and flesh.
PREPARING THE WORKSHEETS
This set of worksheets is print-and-go. This means, you just print them out and they’re ready for use with your preschoolers.
If your kids want to use markers or watercolors, you may want to print the pages on cardstock so they’re less likely to bleed through.
COMPLETING THE ACTIVITY
To complete these activity pages, your kids will follow the color code at the bottom of the page to reveal the hidden image.
If your preschooler isn’t ready to read and identify color words yet, set out only the crayons they’ll need to complete the page.
Use those crayons to color the color word on the worksheet. Then, preschoolers can use those as visual cues to decide which crayon to use.
Summer Read Alouds
As the temperatures start to rise, summer break is fast approaching. For many kids, this means long days spent playing outside and enjoying the warm weather.
However, it’s also a great time to curl up with a good book. A summer read aloud can be the perfect way to beat the heat, while also sparking imagination and curiosity.
Plus, it’s a great way for parents and kids to bond while spending some quality time together. So whether you’re looking for a laugh-out-loud comedy or a heart-warming story, make sure to add a summer read aloud to your list of plans.
• Beach Day! by Candice Ransom: Collecting seashells, building a sand castle, visiting the seaside attractions–enjoy all the indelible memories of childhood summers!
• The Wonders of Summer by Kealy Connor Lonning: Such a delightful book, that follows an adventurous girl, and her dad, as they enjoy the simple pleasures of summertime. They have a picnic, watch the clouds, wade in a river, eat ice cream, and catch fireflies.
• One Hot Summer Day by Nina Crews: Readers will feel the summer heat while exploring the sensory delights of summer, including making chalk pictures on the pavement, swinging on the swing set, slurping grape pops, and enjoying a cooling rainstorm.
MORE COLOR BY NUMBER WORKSHEETS
If your children enjoyed these color by number worksheets, you’ll love the color by code worksheets featured below.
- Zoo color by number
- Little Red Riding Hood color by code
- Space color by number
- Ice Cream color by numbers
- Unicorn color by number printables
ROUND OUT YOUR UNIT WITH THESE ACTIVITIES
If you love using peg dogs in your imaginative play area, you don’t want to miss these eco-friendly Summer Peg Dolls decorated with hand painted summery flowers!
Storytelling is part of the learning process. Add some summer story stones to your reading and literacy centers.
We hope you and your kids have a blast this summer with these fun color by letter worksheets. These activities are not only educational, but they’re also a whole lot of fun!
Be sure to check out our other summer printables for more learning opportunities all summer long.