Made my own blending line for my reception class today... They were very intrigued and hopefully it will encourage them to think about the sounds that make up words :)

Blending line - Teaching and practising blending for reading VC and CVC words and segmenting for spelling.

Pretend to be detective by reading tiny writing using magnifying glasses! Might get my little biologist to practice her sight words

We have tried this in my setting, everyone became phonics detectives! It was amazing and the kiddies loved it!

Miss Giraffe's Class: Phonics Fluency Notebooks

Phonics fluency notebooks are one of my favorite literacy activities for teaching students to read with fluency and comprehension. I love them because they are hands on and interactive and require t

Lucky dip with keywords / high frequency words. The children have a list of words each that they have to find in the shredded paper. Literacy skills / games, kindergarten, grade 1

Week Lucky dip with oral vocabulary / high frequency words. The children have a list of words each that they have to find in the shredded paper. Literacy skills / games for kindergarten

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Make a magical sensory tray for mark making and early writing using homemade fairy dust and exciting added extras! Such a fun way to ignite the imagination and enthusiasm for young children as they learn their letters and sight words in a playful, hands-on way!

Sensory Writing in Fairy Dust

Make a star dust sensory writing tray to create a magical and exciting early writing experience for young children! Fine motor skills and sensory play too.

Phonics screening revision game

I made this snakes and ladders type game to help reinforce all the graphemes up to phase 5 as prep for the screening test. Also sneaked in some consonant blends too. I'll use groups of three with my phonics group and enlarge the document to You can.

simple word sort activity with plastic bottle caps

Bottle Cap Word Sort

Phonics- 1 This is an interactive game that uses bottle caps to practice phonics. Each bottle cap has a different word printed on it. Students will then have to sort the words into the corresponding bucket with the correct beginning sound.


Check out 'Fun Phonics' to see Bouncy Blending in action and check out their other ideas while you're there!

From Teachers Pet, paint in a zip lock bag and a cotton bud - helps children with letter formation

Paint Bag Writing: Add some paint to a plastic bag, seal it up & spend the afternoon with your kids drawing designs through the paint. Using a Q-tip instead of your finger to avoid tearing a hole in the bag.

RF.K.2. Kindergarten. This activity will help students blend sounds and distinguish between real and nonsense words. I think this could be a fun activity and it helps students identify real words.To enhance this activity I would create a scavenger hunt around the room. Students want to find the real words instead of the nonsense words.

Spring Activities {Kindergarten Literacy and Math Centers}