Kids LOVE thinking about what they want to be when they grow up! This makes teaching Community Helpers even more fun and exciting. These Community Helpers Write and Color the Room will be the perfect addition to your literacy centers while you are teaching about people in our community. They are perfect for preschool, kindergarten, and even first grade.
Community Helpers Write and Color the Room comes with 24 community helper picture cards and 2 pages of write the room recording sheets and 3 pages of color the room recording sheets. It is recommended that you print off the picture cards on cardstock and laminate for extra durability. You can laminate the recording sheets if you want them to be reused; however, I typically just print off copies and let students write on the paper itself.
Getting Community Helpers Write and Color the Room Ready
Prior to having students complete this activity, you will want to randomly place the picture cards throughout your classroom. I typically use double sided tape whenever I want to do something like this. It does a great job of keeping small things, such as these, to stay put on the wall.
All that is left is choosing if you will want your students to Write the Room or Color the Room. Write the Room is perfect for older preschool students, kindergarten, and first grade students.
Color the Room is perfect for toddlers and early preschool students. My daughter is three and LOVED doing the Color the Room.
Doing Community Helpers Write and Color the Room
I find that it is best to use clipboards for students when they are completing this activity. This allows them the freedom to walk around the classroom and write or color anywhere. This is also great because students find clipboards amazingly cool! They are instantly engaged in whatever you are doing if you throw in a clipboard. 🙂
Students will walk around the room, looking for community helper picture cards that match the numbers on their worksheet. If they are doing color the room, they will color the picture of the card that they find. They will continue this until they have colored every single picture on their worksheet.
If students are doing write the room, they will walk around the room looking for the picture cards that are on their worksheet. They will then write the name of the picture card on the corresponding number. I traced the words on the paper for my daughter and she was able to copy the words. Obviously, for kindergarten, they will be able to write the words on their own.
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Looking for more community helper activities to do at home or in the classroom? Check out some great ideas from some of my favorite kid bloggers.
FROM LEFT TO RIGHT:
Community Helpers Bingo // The Letters of Literacy
Community Helper Vehicles Count and Clip Cards // Modern Preschool
Community Helper Pattern Block Mats // The STEM Laboratory
Community Helpers Sort and Classify Mats // Fairy Poppins
Community Helpers Sight Words Game // Play and Learn Every Day
I Spy Community Helpers Printable // Powerful Mothering
Community Helper Interactive Poem // Mrs. Jones’ Creation Station
Community Helpers Counting Puzzles // The Kindergarten Connection
Community Helpers Little Readers // Liz’s Early Learning Spot
Community Helpers Mazes // Sara J Creations
People Who Help Us Alphabet Match // Adventures of Adam
Community Helper Math Games // Recipe for Teaching
Community Helpers Easy Reader Freebie // The Simplified Classroom
Community Helpers Write and Color the Room // A Dab of Glue Will Do
Community Helper Alphabet Dab Sheets // Playdough to Plato
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I hope that you and your school enjoy Community Helpers Write and Color the Room!
Thank you very much. I have a class of autistic five year olds and we are LOVING this activity. I use the same pictures for a week or two but change the locations each day. There is a LOT of language happening, enthusiasm, helpful interactions between the kids… so much fun! So many skills! Some days we circle the picture, sometimes we checkmark, sometimes we put a sticker on the recording sheet and on Fridays we colour the pictures. Thank you!!!
I am so glad that yall are enjoying this! These sweet stories make my day. 🙂
Hello! I would love to do the Community Helpers Write Around the Room with my first graders. When I click on download and enter my information, it just says submitting for a long time and never goes to the second page. Could you email it to me?
Hi there McKenzy, it seems to be working now. If you could try again, it should be working. Let me know if you are still having trouble. Once you submit your information you’ll get an email from me with the download. Be sure to check your promotions, spam and others folders. Also, occasionally emails from school do not allow emails to come through so you may need to use a different email. I hope you enjoy!!
I am having this same problem. I tried my school email and my personal email but it will not submit.
Hi Oliva, Everything seems to be working now. We were having a technical issue. Hope you enjoy it!!!
Hi! I would love to download this awesome freebie but every time I click to download it says there is an error. Is there another location that I could go to in order to download this? Thank you so much!
Hi Amber, everything is working now. We were having some technical issues. If you don’t receive it you and are using a school email account you may want to try a personal email. Sometimes they block us from sending downloads. Hope you enjoy it!!!
This actually sent me the blends write the room, not the community helpers one. How can I get the community helpers write the room?
Hi there Laura, We were having some technical issues. It’s fixed now. I hope you enjoy it.
I was trying to download your Community Helper write-the-room, but when it was sent to me it turned out to be blends. Do you still have the Community Helper one available?
Hi Cindy! Thank you for letting me know. It’s fixed now. Technology can sure give us problems!!! Hope you enjoy it!
Hello I’m so excited to use this with my students. They’ll love it. However, I can’t downlaod it it. Is there any problem? I would appreciate it if you help me
Hi there Maroua, everything seems to be working. After entering your information you will get an email from me with the download. Be sure to check all of your folders. I hope Y’all enjoy it!
I’m having the same trouble trying to download. The screen just sits there??
Hi there Sharon, everything seems to be working. If you still are unable to get the printable please email me at freebies @ adabofgluewilldo (dot) com so I can get that to you. Thank you
Hi! I’ve been trying to send the freebie to my email auto use with my kinders but it hasn’t arrived and it has been over 24 hours. I would really love to use this resource! Any guidance would be helpful!
Hello! I’d love this printable- community helpers read the room for my preschoolers and I haven’t received the email with the printable. I send a request yesterday. Is there another way I can print this from you? Thx!
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Hi there!! I have requested the download of this document a couple of times, but unfortunately, I have had not received the email. Can you send it directly to me, please?
Hi there Carolyn! We’re so glad you can use this printable. I just double checked and everything is working correctly. Please be sure to check your spam, promotions and your others folders. They are sometimes hiding out in there. Also, if you’re using a school issued email they sometimes don’t allow our emails to get through their system so you may want to try your personal email. If you still can’t get it please email us at hello @ adabofgluewilldo (dot) com and will get it to you.