Category: Letter Cc

Yummy ABC Printables

Towards the end of last year, Thing 2 showed a real interest in helping me in the kitchen.  Thus, I created Yummy ABCs for him.  However, as with any three-year old, his interest have changed.

I had created most of the alphabet and since we will not be using them, I won’t be writing any blog post about them.  So, in case there is anyone out there who might find them helpful, I thought I would put the whole collection that I completed in one blog post.

Each letter includes:
Beginning Writing
Letter Writing Practice
Blackout Game
Letter Maze
Lacing or Punching Pages
and more!

Letter A
Letter B
Letter C
Letter D
Letter E
Letter F
Letter G
Letter H
Letter I
Letter J
Letter K
Letter L
Letter M
Letter N
Letter O
Letter P
Letter Q
Letter R
Letter S
Letter T
Letter U
Letter V
Just to let you know, I have not done the final editing on most of them.  I usually do that once we have worked through them.  However, since we never worked through them, they were never fully edited.

Hope you enjoy!



{Free} Printables Linky Party!

Thanks for everyone who joined us last week for our {Free} Printables Linky Party!  The most clicked on link was the Heart Coloring Page from Scribbleprints

In our house this week I made a few more printables to go along with the Yummy Letter study that I am doing with Thing 2. 

The packet contains: 
Letter Cc prewrite
2. Letter Cc writing practice
3. Letter Cc blackout
4. Letter Cc maze
5. Letter Cc cutting practice
6. Letter Cc shape patterns
7. Letter Cc coloring page
8. Letter Cc poking page
9. Letter Cc Activities
10. Letter Cc Recipes

You can also read about our Letter C week {HERE}.

You can download the printables for free {HERE}.

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    {Totally 3} Yummy Letter C

    Thing 2 was not feeling school this week. I think it may be because letter C is the letter in which I got the idea to do the yummy letters for him.  So 3 weeks ago, we did some of this material, but at that point I just wasn’t so sure he was getting it. 

    However, after this week I have changed my theory.  I am starting to think that Thing 2 knows more than he lets on, but some days he tries so hard to be the anti-Thing 1 that he pretends that he does not know anything. 

    Letter Activity:

    We had a lot of fun this week with foods that start with the letter c.  Each day he made an uppercase and a lower case letter c out of food.  We used candy, corn, and celery.


    He also completed the letter C maze, poking page and coloring page in the Yummy Letter C packet that I made.

    I also introduced a new game called blackout.  Two players take turns rolling a die.  The person to blackout the last letter C wins.  Thing 2 really enjoyed the game, once he decided to play. 

    Thing 2’s victory celebration when he beat me at blackout.


    Along with the blackout game (above) which worked on counting, we also worked on AB and ABB patterns using circles and squares.  He has caught on to patterns fairly quickly, which surprises me since some days he acts like he knows nothing.


    We continued with prewriting and writing the letter C.  However, I think I need to find something else to add to this lineup, because I think he is getting bored.

    Cutting Practice:

    I mixed up our cutting practice this week by having Thing  practice cutting on celery.  It is the celery that we used to make the letters C and c pictured above.


    As part of our Yummy Letter C week, we made C shaped sugar cookies.  You can find the recipe {HERE}.

    Thing 2 enjoying his cookie!

    You can get all of the Yummy Letter C printables {HERE}.

    What has your three year old be up to this week? 


    {Totally 3} : Letter C

    We have had another awesome week.


    Handwriting practice continues to consist of the writing practice pages from 1+1+1=1 for the first two days of school.  On the last day, we practiced writing the letters C and c on the whiteboard.

    Letter Activity:

    Monday’s letter activity was making cupcakes!  I have learned that Thing 2 responds well to food, he may not eat the most, but he enjoys being in the kitchen.

    Thing 2 also did a poking page.  These are becoming a favorite.

    Our letter activities for Wednesday consisted of a simple letter maze that I made for him.

    The last letter activity we did was to to make the letters C and c out of candy.  It was a great way to get rid of some of the candy that we got at the Christmas parade.  It also helped to reinforce what sound the letter c makes and give a few more examples of the words that start with the letter c.



    We are still following along with the Saxon Kindergarten curriculum.  Monday’s activity was beginning word problems.  In order to make it more in line with Thing 2’s interest instead of using the counting bears, we used our “monsters” (aka pom poms with magnets attatched.)  Thing 2 thougth the mosters were so much fun and he was all into the word problems.  Thing 1, who was watching, ended up playing with the monsters after we were done with them.

    Wednesday we discussed circles and rectangles and worked on classifying them by attributes.  Instead of using just plane old paper shapes, I decided to use food instead.  Thing 2 enjoyed this, especially the circle cupcake.


    I have decided that we are going to finish out the Kumon cutting book before we cut back on daily cutting practice.  Thing 2 has come so far in the last 3 months.


    Like last week, we spent time reading a book and then I would have Thing 2 locate the letters C and c on the pages.


    HERE are the couple of printables I made to go with our letter C work.

    What have you done with your three year old this week? 

    More Cars Fun

    After our little day off yesterday, the boys and I were back at it again this morning.  Thing 1 even invited his “friends” (stuffed animals) to join us at school today.  Both boys were so ready to start “school” that they hardly gave me a chance to get everything set up.

    Today we did a bit of science and math.  We used a ramp to test which Cars car would travel the farthest. 

    Setup:  At one end of our dining room I set up a ramp from which we would release the cars.  Next to out ramp, I set up a measuring tape, so that we could quickly measure the distance.  I used one of our large white boards to make a chart on so that we could record our results.

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    To begin, we talked about how scientist do experiments and how they have to record their data.  We also hypothesized which car would go the farthest. 

    Experiment:  One by one the boys took turns releasing the cars down the ramp.  Once the car stopped we measured the distance that it traveled in inches.  This was a great way to practice reading numbers and it also was a fun way to introduce numbers all the way to 100. 

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    Results:  After all the cars had been released and their measurements recorded, I asked the boys which one went the farthest.  Thing 1 named three cars that were all within three inches of each other.  I circled those numbers on the graph and then we marked each one on the tape measure.  Thing 1 was then able to quickly identify which one went the farthest. 

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    The boys had a great time and both boys got in some great practice reading numbers.  Although I know Thing 1 got way more out of it than Thing 2 did.  It was a lot of fun and a great way to make learning fun.

    This afternoon we played dominoes with our Cars dominoes. I was really impressed how quickly Thing 1 caught on, and I was even more impressed that Thing 2 started to understand the game.  It was also a lot of fun to play a game with the boys and it not always be “I win” or “no, I want to do it my way.”


    Cars: The Movie

    Now that the craziness of my brother visiting, the 4th of July and our vacation to South Carolina is past us, it is time to start getting back to the business of learning and having fun.

    This weeks theme is Cars: The Movie, which is a favorite in our house.  I found all the Cars theme and reading printables from the blog  1+1+1=1

    When we started our “school” this morning, Thing 1 was the only one in the room.  However, within a minute of Thing 2 hearing us start school he was downstairs. 

    The boys worked on handwriting, cutting and pasting and writing their names.  Thing 1 also worked on the sight words: a, and, see, the.

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    For 45 minutes to an hour both boys sat and were excited about doing activities.  However, I will say that the biggest hit were the sensory bins (bins filled with rice, Cars cars and other Cars related items.)  I had also put Thing 1’s sight words for the week in his bin.  I loved when he would find a word a read it to me. 

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    We have even more lined up for tomorrow and both boys are excited.