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How to spell: top 10 tricks

Spelling Use a small chalkboard and write the classes sight words. Then use a small eraser and have the students overlap the words written in chalk. Works on their motor skills needed to write the words and practices their spelling.

Learn through play with Sight Word Hopscotch (change to suit your learning needs - letters, numbers, vocabulary, colors, etc) Get kids active, outdoors & learning!

Learn through play with Sight Word Hopscotch. Take learning outdoors - get physical, work on gross motor skills, have fun and learn along the way! Great idea for summer school

Mark making resource set up in my outdoor classroom.

Mark making resource set up in my outdoor classroom. Use plastic jugs, label with pics, hang on hooks, easy clean up for teacher at the end of the day

Addition.

Kindergartners add the two sides of a domino and then put it on the matching plywood square. GREAT for seeing all of the combinations to twelve!

River Rock Garden Markers by West Valley Moms Blog

These adorable DIY river rock garden markers will keep your corn separated from your carrots while adding a stylish touch to your vegetable garden! - My Lene Gardens

sight word Twister outside: tell the kiddo the word and s/he picks whether to put the arm/foot on that word

twister with SIGHT WORDS - A Mom With A Lesson Plan

sight word Twister outside: tell the kiddo the word and s/he picks whether to put the arm/foot on that word or jump to it

Maths challenge with The Very Hungry Caterpillar theme. I made the caterpillar and butterfly for the children to stick the coloured circles onto. Will be encouraging symmetry and patterning.

Maths challenge with The Very Hungry Caterpillar theme. I made the caterpillar and butterfly for the children to stick the coloured circles onto. Will be encouraging symmetry and patterning.

This idea could be used for so many concepts/topics! Match word to antonym or synonym, number to extended form, etc. [ Children have to do the sum, or, for younger children, count the dots, and then match the key up to the correct padlock to open it. This activity not only improves their maths, but also strengthens the muscles in their hands and fingers, which is important for improving writing skills. ]

Fine motor and maths activity. Children have to do the sum, or, for younger children, count the dots, and then match the key up to the correct padlock to open it

Phonics tag rugby! Differentiated by colour, children steal other children's tags but have to read the words stuck on the tags before putting them onto their belts. EYFS

Letter identification or key words. Differentiated by colour, children steal other children's tags but have to read the words stuck on the tags before putting them onto their belts.

Fun outdoor maths ideas - using arrays for multiplication and division

Engage your class with this fun outdoor maths lesson idea, combining the array multiplication technique with exciting outdoor discovery.