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 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 […]
ABC Sidewalk Chalk Game - Buggy and Buddy
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 | 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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
Hidden Sight Words | My Baba
Every day YC comes home with a key ring of sight words that she needs to practice. Once she has learnt them, new words are added to the ring. She is very good at memorising them, but simply pulling out the key ring and reading them out is rather boring. To make learning them slightly […]
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.
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 […]