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Sight word twister....more ways to make reading fun!

more ways to make reading fun! I put letters on my Twister game board to practice letter recognition. Love the idea of sight words!

FREE Phoneme Counting Cards ~ helps kids LISTEN for and COUNT phonemes in words | This Reading Mama

FREE Phoneme Counting Cards

FREE Phoneme Counting Cards ~ helps kids LISTEN for and COUNT phonemes in words Use for newcomers kit

Fine Motor Skills Best of 2013

Fine Motor Skills Best of 2013

These are our 13 best fine motor skills activities for Hope you enjoy and find a new fine motor skills activity to try this year!

'I Spy with My Little Eye'... limiting the choice of objects for this popular game - from Rachel (",)

Practical Phonics Activities

Phonics # 1 "I Spy Game" Provide small tangible items that students can group together with like sounds. EX: ball and butterfly would fit with the B's. (be careful with items and confusion: Spiderman and Cinderella, like pictured, may confuse a child)

Using phoneme frames from Rachel (",)

Practical Phonics Activities

A few of the phonics activities we complete in my early years classroom - from Rachel (",)

Alphabet sensory bowl, using alphabet pasta as the base - from Rachel (",)

An alphabet sensory bowl, using alphabet pasta from Sainsbury's as the base. Simple phonics and word work.

Rhyming Basket from Rachel (",)

Practical Phonics Activities

Letters on the lightbox from Rachel (",)

Practical Phonics Activities

A few of the phonics activities we complete in my early years classroom - from Rachel (",)

Alphabet butter beans... from Rachel (",)

Practical Phonics Activities

To use with sight words? Smack the bug!

One student reads a word while two other students race to try to smack the bug with the corresponding word. Could do with math problems as well. One cards have math facts or math questions One student calls out and the first kid to smack the 4 is correct.

Phonics Cups - cvc words... from Rachel (",)

Practical Phonics Activities

Lots of possible variations, e., add a silent "e" cup. Can also use for math inequalities or equations.


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Pretend to be detective by reading tiny writing using magnifying glasses! Might get my little biologist to practice her sight words

We have tried this in my setting, everyone became phonics detectives! It was amazing and the kiddies loved it!

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ELA EPA // letter of the day display // Jolly Phonics interactive display Roll and write letter Write in the sand Write on the whiteboard Sort the sound

Letter formation idea. Emergent writing. Mark Making. Teaching. Classroom. Resources. EYFS. Early Years. Reception. Children. Learning

how to spell top ten tips for kids spelling

spelling For this spelling activity the teacher writes a word on the chalkboard and the students write over it with a paint brush and water. This helps the students get familiar with spelling words and helps them practice writing them.

Letter recognition on the lightbox from Rachel (",)

Dinosaurs Return

Phonics Factory.... turn the cups to make a word ... can you write it down? Yes they can!!!!

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Pick an object and spell it with pebbles

"EY FroTeachers can create this Phonics Activity - spell with the pebbles- a great way to attract children who have a hard time sitting in one place on a table and being a typical writer.

Alphabet sensory bowl, using alphabet pasta as the base - from Rachel (",)

An alphabet sensory bowl, using alphabet pasta from Sainsbury's as the base. Simple phonics and word work.

Reading - HFW Ring Around A Bottle - students toss the ring and say the word if they land on one

Reading -Ring Around A Bottle - students toss the ring and say the word if they land on one (key words, phonic sounds)

'I Spy with My Little Eye'... limiting the choice of objects for this popular game - from Rachel (",)

Practical Phonics Activities

Phonics # 1 "I Spy Game" Provide small tangible items that students can group together with like sounds. EX: ball and butterfly would fit with the B's. (be careful with items and confusion: Spiderman and Cinderella, like pictured, may confuse a child)

Lots of possible variations, e.g., add a silent "e" cup. Can also use for math inequalities or equations.

Practical Phonics Activities

Lots of possible variations, e., add a silent "e" cup. Can also use for math inequalities or equations.