Please visit Linda’s Loft for Little Learners

“Shower children with kindness, caring, and love, then watch them flourish.”

Linda has over 30 years of experience with children Pre-K through 3rd grade and was named Teacher of the Year 2006-2007! Her store on is loaded with great products, including several freebies, geared towards the little ones. Here are just a few:

Color Blue Picture Web

This is an excellent tool for introducing early learners to colors and familiarizing them with picture webs and simple graphic organizers. A sample web for the teacher is included, along with 13 color pictures and two black line printables for children. These pictures can also be used for … (see more).

ABC Trace and Color Printables

These include one page for each letter of the alphabet. Each page has six boxes, the first one having the dotted capital and small letter for tracing. The other boxes contain a picture and word beginning with that letter except Xx (fox, exit, experiment). Long and short vowel pictures are included.

These printables can be used for reinforcing letter recognition and sounds, and are basic enough for students to complete independently if desired. They can also be used for mor… (see more).



Allen Dobkin has been teaching children since 1999 and joined the Kentwood team in 2007. While his official training was in the Social Sciences at Florida Atlantic University, his background in business and technology has enabled him to bring essential twenty-first century skills to the classroom. His effectiveness and ongoing popularity with students and parents has pushed him from Middle School teacher to High School teacher, to High School Principal and finally to School Administrator overseeing the implementation of the Kentwood systems throughout the entire program. Mr. Dobkin has also advocated for Learning Disabled students in the public school system; designed curriculum materials for use in all classrooms; developed educational applications in Microsoft Excel and Google Drive/Docs. He is a published author and avid reader in the realm of speculative fiction.

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