LITERACY CENTRES - HANDS-ON IDEAS FOR LEARNING
Literacy Center Ideas - hands-on literacy center activities perfect for 5-8 years | you clever monkey
We're Going on a Word Hunt Sight Word Activity - Walking by the Way
Simon loves to look for things; it’s fun for him. I like to capitalize on fun, so I created a few word hunts to help him learn some sight words (and to aid in practicing tally marks). Here’s what I did for this activity: 1. I wrote all the words on sticky notes and stuck …
Short A Activities and Resources (including freebies!)
Short A is usually the first phonics sound you teach in kindergarten and first grade so I figured it'd be a great sound to show you teaching...
Digging for Carrot Sight Words Activity - The Imagination Tree
Dig for word carrots with this gardening sensory tub sight words activity! A playful way to practise literacy skills and learn new sight words.
Learning Letters with Alphabet Soup
I’m not sure how the conversation got started, but my 3 year old, J, mentioned something the other day about someone making Alphabet Soup. So I asked him if he’d like to make some alphabet soup. Of course he said “yes!”. Of course, I wasn’t prepared…I never really am. So, I started grabbing stuff around […]
Play Beanbag Letter Blend Toss | Activity | Education.com
Help your first grade reader master those letter blends like "ch" and "sh" with this memorable and hilarious beanbag toss game.
Missing Letters Clip Sticks - Teach Me Mommy
Today I have another frugal literacy tool for you to make when working on identifying certain sounds in words with your children: missing letters clip sticks! These clip sticks are great because you can adapt it to whatever you need at that point in time. We are working on vowel sounds and identifying it as …
Train Track Word Building
Train Track Word Building- Fun and easy literacy activity inspired by the book Old Tracks New Tricks. Great preschool or kindergarten activity for teaching sight words, phonics, or CVC words to beginning readers.
Alphabet Cups on the Light Box - The Imagination Tree
Explore the ABC in a fun, multi-sensory way using alphabet cups on the light box. A perfect for all age groups which can be adapted to suit their own stage.
(fun-in-first.blogspot.com) Pass the Plate Sight Words...music stops...go around and say sight word on your plate (could also do math facts)