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Work on number recognition and color words with these dog color by number printables for preschoolers. There are eight designs included.
If you’re looking for a fun activity to add to your P is for Pets or D is for Dog lessons, you don’t want to miss these color by number worksheets.
Not only will they keep your little ones busy, but they’ll help reinforce early math and motor skills, as well.
Preschoolers will love following the color code to reveal each of the hidden pictures in this pack.
Dog Color By Number Printables
These color by code printables are a fun way for preschoolers to practice number recognition through eight.
They’ll also practice reading color words for all of the colors of the rainbow plus pink, brown, black, and grey.
How to Use the Pages
To get started, print out the pages you plan to use. I like to print them on standard printer paper.
Grab your preferred coloring medium. I prefer crayons – Crayola crayons to be exact. I think Crayola crayons color smoother than any other brand.
Your preschoolers could also use markers or colored pencils, if you’d prefer.
If your little ones aren’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, kids can use those as visual cues to decide which crayon to use.
Add a little variety to your lessons
Watch a fun puppy-themed video. This Youtube video will have preschoolers begging to learn more puppy facts!
PRESCHOOL BOOKS ABOUT Dogs
Fill your book basket with a great collection of books about dogs. Most of these books can be found at your local library or used bookstore.
If you have a hard time finding them, you can order them through my Amazon affiliate links by clicking the images below.
If You Give a Dog a Donut – If you give a dog a donut, he’ll ask for some apple juice to go with it. When you give him the juice, he’ll drink it all up. Then, before you can say “Woof” . . . Dog is off on a backyard adventure!
Can I Be Your Dog? – This picture book shares the tale of Arfy, a homeless mutt who lives in a box in an alley. Arfy writes to every person on Butternut Street about what a great pet he’d make
Harry the Dirty Dog – Harry is a white dog with black spots who absolutely, positively hates to take a bath. After a day of adventure, Harry gets so dirty that he no longer looks like a white dog with black spots. Now he looks like a black dog with white spots!
Round Out Your Unit with These Activities
Children will love acting out their favorite puppy stories with these puppy finger puppets.
This adorable set of wooden kittens stacking game are sure to be your child’s new favorite toy. When children learn to stack toys on top of each other they are developing fine motor skills which later will help them hold a pencil or crayon properly.
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