This could be done with sight words, numbers, letters of the alphabet, etc!

Literacy centers - the first six months sight word swat as a literacy centre. Dollar tree has giant fly swatters!

We're Going on a Word Hunt (fun hide and seek game!) for kids who are learning how to read

We're Going on a Word Hunt (fun hide and seek game!) for sight words/vocab words. To diferentiate for multiple students use colored post it notes (each child has their own color post it with words they are working on) adaptable to Letter Hunt.

Digging for sight words sensory tub!

Digging for Carrot Sight Words Activity

Dig for word carrots with this gardening sensory tub sight words activity! A playful way to practise literacy skills and learn new sight words.

Make Alphabet Soup A fun way to practice letters and math skills

Learning Letters with Alphabet Soup

Make Alphabet Soup A fun way to practice letters, math, and language skills. Use a tub, bowl or pot, fill it with water and put letters in it. Have them practice spelling words out with the letters they find.

Creative, low prep way to help kids learn common words. Would be perfect for letters, shapes and numbers too. {Playdough to Plato}

Squish and Seek Sight Words

Squish and Seek Sight Word Game. This is creative, low prep way to help kids learn sight words. Students move pInt around to reveal sight words. Credit: Playdough to Plato

Activities: Play Beanbag Letter Blend Toss Toss the bag, say the sound.  Could also say a word that has that sound in it.

Play Beanbag Letter Blend Toss

BLENDS Activities: Play Beanbag Letter Blend Toss, Students hear a digraph sound and try to toss beanbags on the corresponding letters. Could use this for multiple phonics concepts.

Reading - HFW Ring Around A Bottle - students toss the ring and say the word if they land on one

Sight Words Ring Around A Bottle - students toss the ring and say the word if the ring lands one of the bottles.

Reading - HFW Ring Around A Bottle - students toss the ring and say the word if they land on one

Sight Words Ring Around A Bottle - students toss the ring and say the word if the ring lands one of the bottles.

Sound Muncher:  Put pictures/flashcards inside when teaching a new letter, for the kids to pull out. Sometimes, I put 3D letters into him and the kids have to put their hands in and guess what letter they can feel. Other times, we "feed" him pictures of words beginning with a particular letter. He has so many uses!

Sound Muncher: Put pictures/flashcards inside when teaching a new letter, for the kids to pull out. Other times, we "feed" him pictures of words beginning with a particular letter.

Engaging parents - all about phonics

This activity encourages Kindergarten or first-grade students to use letter-sound correlations to build words using phonics. This would be a great center activity.

Phonics for the lightbox- pair this with the glass alphabet stones earlier pinned. Match the letters

Alphabet Cups on the Light Box

Train Track Word Building- Fun and easy literacy activity inspired by the book Old Tracks New Tricks. Great preschool or kindergarten activity for teaching sight words, phonics, or CVC words to beginning readers.

Train Track Word Building

Train Track Letters- Putting letters on the toys that they play with each day is a great way to incorporate letter and word practice!

Pass the Plate Sight Words...music stops...go around and say sight word on your plate (could also do math facts)

Pass the Plate Sight Words. Or play like fruit basket upset (dynamics, instruments, rhythms, etc) music stops.go around and say sight word on your plate (could also do math facts)

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Our favourite phonic activity that can be adapted to practise anything and everything! Chalk your words on the ground, hand out a wet brush, call out a word and watch them wash it away!

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