Rainbow Emergent Reader

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Spring is here but summer will be drawing near and we are ready to think about rainbows and the sun starting to peek through! My kids LOVE coloring, and I love to get them excited about learning any way I can. This free Rainbow Emergent Reader gets us reading color words, repetitive sentences, and also sequencing while still giving my kids what they love – coloring!

*Pair with our Color Centers and Activities for Pre-K & Kindergarten!

Rainbow Emergent Reader

My students love when we create something that they can keep for themselves and these super fun and colorful Rainbow Emergent Readers are a hit every year! The kids especially love writing their names on the cover where it says, “Colored by____.” It makes them feel like little illustrators!

To prepare the emergent readers, simply print the book (download below) and copy double sided. Then, cut in half, staple, and voila – two copies instantly! This is perfect for classroom use as it cuts down on paper, and if you are using it at home it gives you and your little reader each a book with just one copy. Time to color!

This book contains simple, repetitive sentences, which are great confidence builders for beginning readers and get them started with word tracking. This rainbow emergent reader also works on sequencing as they must remember what happened on the previous page and put the colors in order to complete their rainbow!

Each page adds one more color to the rainbow, until finally, on the last page – it is complete!

This emergent reader is great for reading color words as well, which is something my kids have been working so hard on this year – they are going to be experts!

Grab Your FREE Copy

Ready to work on those color words? Grab your free copy of the Rainbow Emergent Reader by clicking the large, yellow download button at the end of the post!

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