Learning Letters with Pipe Cleaners | Make and Takes
Were using pipe cleaners to form learning letters today. It's the perfect activity for little ones learning the alphabet and beginning reading skills!
Add ing and drop the e
The kids and I have been talking about words with ing added on the end. My youngest has just started coming across these words in his reading and his big sister was showing him how to break the wo…
Fun Sight Word Practice: Ghost Zappers
Sight Word Tic Tac Toe - so easy to make this game and great sight word practice! Fun Games 4 Learning: Sight Word Games
Sight Word Target Practice - I Can Teach My Child!
This sight word target practice activity combines learning sight words with gross motor fun! Just grab some common materials for a fun learning game!
Motivational Quotes for Teachers
Free inspirational posters and motivational quotes for teachers. Colorful posters for teachers with motivating quotes.
Interactive Sight Word FLASHCARDS. . . and more fun sight word stuff!
I am always looking for great ideas on how to teach sight words most effectively. I hope you find some ideas here you can implement in your...
Flip Sticks are an amazing participation tool for calling on students at random! The idea of using name sticks is nothing new. In fact, this classroom management strategy has been around for a long…
Chalkboard Water Writing
Photo Source: homeschoolmama3.blogspot.com Here's a simple letter recognition and handwriting exercise from Forest Rose over at Seeking Kingdom First. If you have chalkboards in your classroom - make them accessible to your kiddos! While tracing worksheets have their place, we know this exercise will get your kiddos excited about writing! The best part is - with this type of exercise, the sky's the limit! The alphabet works great, but you could also throw in numerals, shapes, sight/color…
Toss the Balloon Sight Word Game
This Toss the Balloon Sight Word Game takes just one minute to set up but keeps your child entertained for much longer. It's a great way to practice sight words while helping your child burn energy.
Phonics Cups Literacy Game - The Imagination Tree
Make a fantastic reading resource with this phonics cups literacy game for kids! Adaptable to suit different stages of phonics development, simple and quick to put together and perfect for both classroom and home learning. Teaching phonics is such a vital part of reading development in young children. Partnered alongside recognising “tricky” words by sight,...Read More »
Word Work & Spelling with Pool Noodles
Have you seen them? Pool noodles are everywhere... especially Pinterest. I'm here to share my ideas on using pool noodles for word work, spelling, and sight word activities in the classroom or for your homeschooler. Keep reading for my "oopsie" moments as well! If you are wondering why pool noodles are all the craze, let me tell you why...CHEAP. QUIET. EASY TO FIND. TACTILE. FUN. Seriously, pool noodles are my new favorite manipulatives because they are so inexpensive and don't make any…
Five for Friday - May 1, 2015
Hey friends! I'm linking up with Doodle Bugs Teaching for Five for Friday to share 5 fun things from this week. This week is all ...
Those CRAZY b's & d's!
"b's have bellies, and d's don't" This is a cute way for your students to remember how to print a b and d. My students needed something that was real for them. We all stand up and say this together with our actions!! :0) (pat your belly and pat your bottom) lol The kids love it! It is a simp...