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Activities to help with reading and writing

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A clever little poem to remember if you should spell the word with a k or a c!

For the Love of First Grade

Can you believe October is already half way over? Oh-my-word....does time fly or what!?!? Since November will be here by the time we blink a few times (not literally), I thought it was time to bring out the Halloween themed goodies. I introduced contractions today and decided it would be a good idea to incorporate them into my center rotation next week. So, like I always do, I went to Pinterest for inspiration and low and behold I found the most perfect and cute idea (which was…

Fiddle Stick Game with math facts! Fact fluency groups

Fiddle Sticks - Make Take & Teach

Fiddle Sticks – Undoubtedly the BEST game ever!! I’m not exaggerating. Fiddle Sticks really is the best activity ever, especially for practicing skills such as sight word recognition and math facts. Invented over 30 years ago by my friend, Jill, as a fun way to practice articulation drills, the activity has been adapted by teachers […]

alphabet sidewalk chalk game for kids

ABC Sidewalk Chalk Game

Kids will love practicing the alphabet with this ABC sidewalk chalk game! It's a fun and easy outdoor game that allows for all kinds of gross motor practice.

Kaboom: the greatest game to aid learning on any topic. Great for classrooms, homeschooling or revision.

KABOOM: The Greatest Game to Aid Learning | My Baba

Make sure you follow my maths or English boards on Pinterest for more ideas, and don’t forget to save the pin for later. I recently came across this classroom game and fell in love with it. Although it would probably be better in a big classroom setting where children of the same age can play […]

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Tape Resist Name and Phonics Booklets - This is a very personal and individualized way for preschoolers to learn how to spell their names in addition to the sounds associated with each letter in their name.

Tape Resist Booklets - a Name Activity for Preschoolers

Tape Resist Name and Phonics Booklets - This is a very personal and individualized way for preschoolers to learn how to spell their names in addition to the sounds associated with each letter in their name.

Make Magic E Wands to help children learn about and identify words that have silent Es at the end of it. There is a free downloadable pdf worksheet to go with this activity.

Magic E Wands - An activity to help with reading | My Baba

I remember watching those English look and read TV series on the BBC when I was at school (gosh is that showing my age); ones like Geordie Racer and Through the Dragon’s Eye, I remember they always had sections of it devoted to the magic E. I know teachers today have moved away from calling […]

Plastic Egg Spelling Activity: Fill a plastic egg with bananagram tiles for children to spell into words.

Plastic Egg Spelling Activity | My Baba

Make sure you follow my English board on Pinterest for more ideas, and don’t forget to save the pin for later. Over the years I have used any remaining plastic eggs that we have in some sort activity. I have done a word spinner, a maths one, and a sun catcher as well. This year when […]

Hidden Letter Sensory Tray | Nanny Anita | My Baba

Hidden Letter Sensory Tray | Nanny Anita | My Baba

This hidden letter sensory tray is great activity to start introduction toddlers and preschoolers to the alphabet and their sounds.

Name Sensory Tray | Nanny Anita | My Baba

Name Sensory Tray | Nanny Anita | My Baba

Help your little one learn how to identify and spell their name with this name sensory tray. They can hunt for the letters and place them in the right spot.

cvc word building game/ activity.  Great for helping with spelling, reading and vocabulary.  For school aged children.

CVC Word Building Activity | My Baba

Make sure that you follow my English activity board on Pinterest for more ideas, and don’t forget to save the pin for later. I find that children love to make up new words. Therefore I decided to put that to good use and make it into a game. We also haven’t done any English based […]

Secret Agent: Can you decode the messages using a mirror? A game to help encourage problem solving and reading in children.

Secret Agents: Can You Decode the Message? | My Baba

Make sure that you follow our reading board on Pinterest for more ideas, and don’t forget to pin the Pin at the bottom of the page. EC’s favourite thing to do is to play at being a policeman or spy, give him an opportunity and he will be dressed up in his uniform and I […]

Phonic Find Game | Nanny Anita | My Baba

Phonic Find Game | Nanny Anita | My Baba

Help your children learn their phonics and digraphs with this fun and interactive phonic find game.