Collection by Nicki Mottram

Nicki Mottram
Phonological Awareness This website provides great resources of activities for students to do to help with their word building, rhyming, and more! Diller also provides similar activities in chapter 2 for phonological awareness! Reading Activities, Literacy Activities, Teaching Reading, Kids Learning, Activities For Kids, Literacy Centers, Educational Activities, Phonological Awareness Activities, Easter Activities

What We Did This Week

Pinky is 5 years, Chaos is 3 years, Wild One is 17 months, and Sprout is 1 month Counting and Numbers We read two great books about numbe...

Tutorial: Oversized Memory Game Take this classic game outside and get some fresh air and exercise with the kids. - Could work well for all ages and be a fun activity! Camping Games, Camping Activities, Summer Activities, Indoor Activities, Kids Camp Games, Outdoor Games For Preschoolers, Kid Games, Youth Activities, Summer Games

Tutorial: Oversized Memory Game » Dollar Store Crafts

My kids are my life. I love hanging out with them and coming up with fun things to do together. With it being summertime we are pretty much living outside from the time we get up until we are off to bed. I noticed the kids were starting to get a little bored lately, so I […]

Pass the Plate Sight stops.go around and say sight word on your plate (could also do math facts) - such a fun teaching game for pre-k, kindergarten, or early elementary! Kindergarten Language Arts, Kindergarten Literacy, Kindergarten Reading, Teaching Reading, Kindergarten Sight Word Games, Teaching Sight Words, Sight Word Activities, Literacy Activities, Literacy Centers


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

Kindergarten: Holding Hands and Sticking Together: Five for Friday Anyway! Building Sight Words with Mega Blocks. This would work with any words, of course! Really want great hints on arts and crafts? Kindergarten Centers, Kindergarten Reading, Kindergarten Classroom, Teaching Reading, Learning Activities, Kids Learning, Guided Reading, Classroom Decor, Kindergarten Sight Words

Five for Friday Anyway!

I know Kacey is taking a break from her Five for Friday linky, but I thought I would share my favorite five anyway. This was a noisy, cra...

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. Phonics Reading, Teaching Phonics, Primary Teaching, Teaching Reading, Teaching Resources, Read Write Inc Phonics, Learning, Reading Comprehension, Spelling Activities

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 b...

One student reads a word while two other students race to try to smack the bug with the corresponding word. Could do with math problems as well. Can do with letters and numbers for kindergarten. Kindergarten Literacy, Literacy Centers, Preschool, Literacy Stations, Reading Centers, Early Literacy, Reading Activities, Classroom Activities, Jolly Phonics Activities

Kindergarten Rocks!

We all love things that are creepy and crawly. I know the kiddos do!!! I am going to post my Insects & Bugs Centers. Please be aware that there may be some pictures that are not for your viewing eyes. Just skip past them and see what else we like do in our classroom. HE HE HE One student in the center would pick a word and say it. Two other students would try to see who could be the first one to slap the bug with the word on it. The students completed the sentence, My butterfly sees…

Fun outdoor practice for the year 1 phonics screening … – Parrot Phonics Reading, Teaching Phonics, Primary Teaching, Phonics Lessons, Outdoor Education, Outdoor Learning, Outdoor Activities, Autumn Activities, Spelling Activities

Phonics Outdoor Activity

Looking for new ways to prepare your Year 1s for their phonics screening check? This fun activity can be used in a PE lesson or during outdoor - 433

Musical reading chairs is THE BEST GAME EVER - Great for learning sight words for preschool and kindergarten. Short A Activities, Sight Word Activities, Literacy Activities, Emergent Literacy, Literacy Stations, Sight Word Games, Sight Words, Phonics Sounds, Vowel Sounds

Short A Activities and Resources (including freebies!)

Short A is usually the first phonics sound you teach in kindergarten and first grade so I figured it'd be a great sound to show you teaching...