More ideas from Helen
crab crafts and themed food

crab hat made from a paper bowl and clothespin claws! It's a hat and it's a crab!

Great phonics idea

First-grade students can use close pins and popsicle sticks to blend phonemes and build words. This activity could be done with individual grouping or as a center.

Gross Motor Activity to Practice Skip Counting - Children learn best through play and movement, and this game is FUN!

Gross Motor Activity to Practice Skip Counting - Combining learning with movement helps children retain what they learn. It would also be fun to learn letter sounds while hopping to them!

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Read the word and sort it into the correct digraph pot.

Metal Mike phonics blending game. Early reading activity.

Phonics 1 - In this Phonics game, students will find the word that the teacher "sound talks" or segments Then, the students feed the word to the hungry robot. Roles can be reversed and students can talk as the robot.

Easy egg flip game for teaching sight words. Say the word and child flips over the word when they find it. Adapt for phase by sound talking a word and child find word or word with particular sound in. by Abbey Saunter

Easy egg flip game for teaching sight words. Seuss green eggs maybe adapt for letters/ sounds/rhyming words. (but I think I'll make the yolks green to go with Green Eggs and Ham)

Double-Sided Phonics Phase 5 Story Stones   You can find me on facebook https://m.facebook.com/stonecraftforyouuk

Double-Sided Phonics Phase 5 Story Stones You can find me on facebook https://m.facebook.com/stonecraftforyouuk

Do it with Math

This activity that works with blending words allows children to practice their phonics and gives them an opportunity to move around.

Oyster decor for our Under the Sea Book Fair :)

Under the sea theme Oyster decor for our Under the Sea Book Fair :)

I think I will have my students's make Jelly Fish next Friday. So very cool.

Jellyfish made from strips of colored crepe paper for a summer/ocean theme in the classroom.