"Tired word wall" where kids go grab synonyms to use in their writing instead of the "tired words"... love it!

A word wall using synonyms ! I like this idea. Students who are GT or don't have anything to work on in enrichment can create this synonym word wall bulletin board (and then maybe an antonym board?

A Years Worth of Sight Word Games :: sight word activities :: literacy centers for kindergarten

A Year of Sight Word Games

A Years Worth of Sight Word Games in One Spot. This is such a huge time saver! They are perfect for kindergarten, first grade or second grade literacy centers, word work stations, guided reading groups.

Fairy Tale Song (from First Grade Wow)

Fairy Tale Song - punishment song to sing?

Free download to make Spaceman sticks to remind students to use spaces between words!

FREE spaceman printable to help students remember spaces between words

Free Dinosaur Craftivity. So cute! More

Free Dinosaur Craft

A sweet and easy dinosaur craft! A fun activity for a dinosaur unit with kindergarten and first grade kids!

19 Ridiculously Simple DIYs Every Elementary School Teacher Should Know - I'd use colorful decorative sand.

Use a tray filled with salt for tracing practice.

Had when i worked in a preschool and kids love them! I would use colored sand instead of white salt. DIY salt tray with alphabet cards. Easy to make and kids have fun smoothing out the salt after correctly making the letter

popcorn word spinner - make for review words or ones having difficulty remembering for repeated practice

popcorn word spinner Make it with a tally chart.

Letter monster swatter - kids can use this to find letters, words, numbers, shapes, colors, or anything really! (free template here too)

Ricca's Kindergarten: Letter Monster Swatter - So cute for a morning message/shared reading etc. Brining an emphasis on a letter as opposed to a word.

continuous provision areas year 1

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Sight Word Bowling ~ How Fun! (Free make-it-yourself idea.)

Something Borrowed Series: Meet Miss Parker: Sight Word Activities - Sparkling in Second Grade

The Crazy Pre-K Classroom: Under the Sea: Ocean Themed Math and Literacy Unt

The Crazy Pre-K Classroom: Under the Sea: Ocean Themed Math and Literacy Unt ST game?

Make it exciting! This idea is via @MrJHalliburton

LOVE this idea to get boys (and girls) writing!

Erasable Sight Word Board Game

Erasable Sight Word Board Game - could EASILY be turned into a music symbols game

Teacher's Pet – Ideas & Inspiration for Early Years (EYFS), Key Stage 1 (KS1) and Key Stage 2 (KS2) | If I lived in a snow globe…

Tori's Teacher Tips: Snow Globes--- SUPER CUTE! Clear plastic plates to make the globe. Students write about their favorite snow experience

Children go on a nature hunt and write a list of what they have collected in their bags afterwards. EYFS

Nature hunt with cameras to come up with ideas for narrative

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6 Playful Name Provocations

At the beginning of every year my teaching partner and I incorporate lots of name recognition, construction, and writing provocations to engage children. Here are some of our favourites so far this…