Phonics I-Spy Discovery Bottle - The Imagination Tree
Make a phonics I-Spy discovery bottle for hours of playful literacy fun at home, in the classroom or even when travelling! Letter learning is so much fun!
Sensory Writing in Fairy Dust - The Imagination Tree
Make a magical sensory tray for mark making and early writing using homemade fairy dust and exciting added extras! Exciting early literacy activity for kids
This was a very quick activity to set up and J really enjoyed it! I put some sand and shells into a cat litter tray, it has never been used by a cat, promise!! Next, I cut up some white card into s…
SHAKE OF THE DAY!
YIPPEE~YUPPEE you heard me right....we have "Shake of the Day" in kindergarten! The special student of the day gets to shake the bucket when they arrive at school to see if he/she can make a CVC word. If the student makes a CVC word we will share it with class, and he/she gets a packet of Smarties. Because you know...if they eat Smarties they are going to be smarter! HE HE HE What are some other "Shake of the Day" ideas: Shake all vowels Shake 2 words that rhyme Shake a picture and the…
Sight Word Play Dough
Making Sight Words in Play Dough with letter stampers creates a fun canvas to promote sight word recognition or reinforce any prior learning.
Springtime Vowel Sorting Activity
I was walking through the seasonal section of our local Walmart and found these adorable springtime flower containers. They are perfect for sorting activities, and oh so cute! I went home right away and created the Springtime Vowel Sort. Of course, any container will do. Click HERE to download your free vowel pics. You get 33 different vowel pictures! Visit my blog at www.blog.maketaketeach.com as I have directions for differentiating this activity during your small group instruction.
Phase 2 oral blending
This is a video clip from the DfES Letters and Sounds Programme (2007) used to teach children to read in many schools. This clip shows children rehearsing th...
Phase 2 teaching blending
This is a video clip from the DfES Letters and Sounds Programme (2007) used to teach children to read in many schools. This clip shows children learning how ...