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Are you working on a community helper unit with your students? These community helper coloring pages are great for the kids in your classroom when you are learning about all the wonderful people who help us in our neighborhoods. Perfect for preschoolers and older, download your FREE copy of these community helper coloring sheets at the bottom of the blog post.

It is so important for students to learn to have gratitude and respect for the people who help us in our community. Of course, there are many occupations that focus on helping others and this packet includes 10 different jobs.

How Do The Community Helper Coloring Pages Work?

This resource for preschoolers, kindergarten students, homeschoolers and special education students is a great learning tool. All you need to do is follow these three steps:

  1. Enter your email to sign up to receive the weekly emails and other announcements from Your Therapy Source. If you already are a subscriber, just simply enter your email again – it will not subscribe you twice.
  2. Download and print the free printable community helpers coloring pages. Staple the whole pack together of the 10 different occupations.
  3. Provide the students with crayons, markers, and pencils to express their creativity by coloring and writing about the different community helpers.

Who Is Included in this Free Community Helpers Packet?

This free coloring pages PDF included the following occupations:

  • Firefighter
  • Farmer
  • Mail Carrier
  • Doctor
  • Veterinarian
  • Construction Worker
  • Airline Pilot
  • Baker
  • Soldier
  • Teacher

There are plenty of other community helpers such as police officers, dentists, garbage collectors, coaches, plumbers, nurses, and more! This printable packet only includes the 10 professions listed above.

This is a super fun way to add extra fine motor and visual-motor activities to your community helper unit. Need more ideas? Check out the Community Helpers List with free worksheets.

What Skills Are the Kids of All Ages Working On with This Fun Kids Activity?

Depending upon the age of your students, they will be practicing the following skills:

  • fine motor skills – picking up crayons
  • visual motor skills – coloring or writing
  • visual spatial skills – coloring in the lines
  • letter or word recogntion
  • handwriting – for kindergarteners, first grade students, homeschooler, and older

This packet is perfect for a whole group activity in your classroom for morning work or use as handouts to send home with your students to learn more about various community helpers.

Need more project ideas? Maybe hang up all the colored pages on a bulletin board when they are done to show the creative sides of your students to the whole school.

More Resources for Your Community Helper Unit

This community helper coloring pages packet is a great additional lesson to use with this resource:

This awesome Community Helper Game will have your students moving and learning all about the people who have different jobs to help us in our community. Children practice fine motor, gross motor, visual motor, and executive functioning skills with these games.  Think of it as an entire lesson plan in one handy digital download! 

Download the activities and get started playing right away! It includes – 

  • You are Hired INTERACTIVE PDF  games – can you be the first player to find the slide that says YOU ARE HIRED?
  • 10 full page (8.5″ x 11″) community helper fine motor and gross motor activity pages
  • Who Am I INTERACTIVE PDF game – 22 page interactive PDF to challenge executive functioning skills.

Your students will love this amazing, fun-learning experience about different occupations. You can look inside the packet here.

Download your Copy of the Community Helper Coloring Pages Here

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The Alphabet Color, Write, Cut & Paste Packet is a fun resource to help provide children with an opportunity to practice their fine motor skills, visual motor skills, and visual perceptual skills all with easy, NO-PREP, worksheets. It was created by Regina Parsons-Allen, an experienced, pediatric certified Occupational Therapy Assistant. Simply print and go! It really is that easy! 

Color By Code sight word pages was created by Thia Triggs, school based Occupational Therapist.  Kids love coded coloring and these 10 pages are a perfect activity to address pencil grasp or visual motor precision while reinforcing sight word reading. Grab the students ‘ crayons and let them start learning their sight words!

Did you know that the ability to write your name can indicate later academic success? Name writing is an important skill to learn for children. Color Your Name (or color any word) is a no-prep digital packet to encourage children to practice their handwriting skills, name recognition along with letter knowledge.