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Letter wands to find items that start with that letter around the room - great idea for the classroom!

Great resource for preschool, Pre-K and kindergarten literacy ideas. Letter wands to find items that start with that letter around the room BALANCEDLITERACYDIET :: index :: Balanced Literacy Diet

This could be done with sight words, numbers, letters of the alphabet, etc!

Literacy centers - the first six months sight word swat as a literacy centre. Dollar tree has giant fly swatters!

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

How to spell: top 10 tricks

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.

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Write words in sand - we dig real shells out of a bucket of sand for graphing and this would be a great LA activity to add to our beach theme!

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)

Matching letters with the base to make words. Great for phonics!

An interactive activity which involves students choose individual blocks with single letters on to build a word which is spelt out on a singular block. Great for practising phonics with younger pupils.

simple word sort activity with plastic bottle caps

Bottle Cap Word Sort

We use a mix of Jolly Phonics and  ‘Letters and Sounds’ to teach phonics in my Foundation Stage Two class. I have various surfaces in my classroom which I use for independent challenges…

We use a mix of Jolly Phonics and ‘Letters and Sounds’ to teach phonics in my Foundation Stage Two class. I have various surfaces in my classroom which I use for independent challenges…

Name Writing Round Up and FREEBIES!

Baggie with magnetic letters for name, along with name card. Can spell their name or friends' names.


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