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Activities to help with reading and writing

Anita Flynn
Teach Your Child to Read - For the Love of First Grade: freebie: A clever little poem to remember if you should spell the word with a k or a c - Give Your Child a Head Start, and.Pave the Way for a Bright, Successful Future. Phonics Rules, Spelling Rules, Phonics Words, Jolly Phonics, Teaching Phonics, Kindergarten Literacy, Preschool, Spelling Ideas, Spelling Patterns

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 Directions- fun game to use with sight words, letters, math facts. Sight Word Games, Sight Word Activities, Literacy Activities, Kindergarten Reading, Teaching Reading, Teaching Spanish, Reading Skills, Site Words, Classroom Games

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: Practice the alphabet, letter recognition, spelling, gross motor skills, and more with this easy outdoor hopscotch letter game! Gross Motor Activities, Outdoor Activities For Kids, Alphabet Activities, Outdoor Games, Literacy Activities, Educational Activities, Preschool Activities, Games For Kids, Abc Alphabet

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 on any topic. Great for classrooms, homeschooling or revision. Math Card Games, Fun Math Games, Classroom Games, Math Activities, Classroom Setting, Home Learning, Learning Games, Educational Games, Learning Centers

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 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. This tape resist name activity combines fine mot Letter Identification Activities, Name Activities, Kids Learning Activities, Alphabet Activities, Infant Activities, Preschool Alphabet, Abc Phonics, Handwriting Activities, English Activities

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: Fill a plastic egg with bananagram tiles for children to spell into words. Spelling Games, Phonics Games, Spelling Activities, English Activities, Sorting Activities, Spelling Words, Easter Activities, Kindergarten Activities, Preschool

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 […]

I've been meaning to make Lorraine Pascale's Crouching Tiger Hidden Zebra Cake for ages, it was one of my new year resolutions and it's now on top of my to-do list. A really fun cake to make with the babas. English Activities, Preschool Activities, Teaching Kids, Kids Learning, Magic E Words, End Of The Word, Silent E, Short Vowel Sounds, Reading Boards

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 […]

This hidden letter sensory tray is great activity to start introduction toddlers and preschoolers to the alphabet and their sounds. English Activities, Preschool Learning Activities, Sensory Activities, Toddler Preschool, Hidden Letters, Magnetic Letters, Colored Rice, Letter Tray, Jolly Phonics

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.

 Great for helping with spelling, reading and vocabulary. For school aged children. Activity Board, Activity Games, English Activities, Educational Activities, Word Building, Cvc Words, Child Love, Learn English, Phonics

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 […]

Make learning sight words more interesting with this hidden sight word activity. It is perfect for making homework for younger children more fun. Learning Sight Words, Sight Word Activities, English Activities, Educational Activities, Jolly Phonics, New Words, Homework, Fun Things, More Fun

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 Sensory Bins, Sensory Activities, Sensory Play, Educational Activities, Activities For Kids, The New School, New School Year, Colored Rice, Magnetic Letters

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.

Make your own homemade Boggle edition. English Activities, Educational Activities, Boggle Game, Phonics, Fun Things, Make Your Own, Homemade, Writing, Games

Homemade Boggle Game | Nanny Anita | My Baba

Make your own homemade Boggle edition. It's cheap to do and small enough to fit into a bag so you can take it anywhere with you.

Secret Agent: Can you decode the messages using a mirror? A game to help encourage problem solving and reading in children. Reading Boards, English Activities, Decoding, Problem Solving, Phonics, The Secret, Encouragement, Parenting, Cards Against Humanity

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 […]