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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 :)

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 :)

Dirt Playdough and rock spelling is a great sensory addition to any construction unit for preschoolers!

Dirt Play Dough + Rocks Writing Tray

Letter formation idea. Emergent writing. Mark Making. Teaching. Classroom. Resources. EYFS. Early Years. Reception. Children. Learning

how to spell top ten tips for kids spelling

Letter formation idea. Emergent writing. Mark Making. Teaching. Classroom. Resources. EYFS. Early Years. Reception. Children. Learning

EYFS phonics - Treasure & trash game at the water tray. Phase 3 real & silly words written on the balls for the children to shoot down the guttering into the appropriate bucket.

Rock My Classroom on

EYFS phonics - Treasure & trash game at the water tray. Phase 3 real & silly words written on the balls for the children to shoot down the guttering into the appropriate bucket.

Attaching feathers to our pens creates interest and enthusiasm for drawing and mark making!

Attaching feathers to our pens creates interest and enthusiasm for drawing and mark making!

Simple firework writing/phonics activity. Firework sounds (pop, bang, crack, zoom, fizz) recorded on sound buttons for children to listen to and have a go at writing.

Simple firework writing/phonics activity. Firework sounds (pop, bang, crack, zoom, fizz) recorded on sound buttons for children to listen to and have a go at writing.

Mark making in the salt. We have been practising our letter formation using our paintbrushes to make letters in the magic dust. Engaging writing in EYFS

Mark making in the salt. We have been practising our letter formation using our paintbrushes to make letters in the magic dust. Engaging writing in EYFS

Whats the mystery word? 4 cvc words down the side... question marks for the last boxes. Put the letters into a box... as well as the 3 needed for the mystery word... once they have put all the letters on they are left with 3 ... they can then work out what word they can make... lots chose to record their efforts! LH

Whats the mystery word? 4 cvc words down the side... question marks for the last boxes. Put the letters into a box... as well as the 3 needed for the mystery word... once they have put all the letters on they are left with 3 ... they can then work out what word they can make... lots chose to record their efforts! LH


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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 :)

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 :)

Funky fingers and initial sound sorting. More phonics ideas in my blog post http://rockmyclassroom.com/2014/11/15/a-typical-phonics-lesson/

Funky fingers and initial sound sorting. More phonics ideas in my blog post http://rockmyclassroom.com/2014/11/15/a-typical-phonics-lesson/

Letter formation idea. Emergent writing. Mark Making. Teaching. Classroom. Resources. EYFS. Early Years. Reception. Children. Learning

how to spell top ten tips for kids spelling

Letter formation idea. Emergent writing. Mark Making. Teaching. Classroom. Resources. EYFS. Early Years. Reception. Children. Learning

This activity would work well as a first-grade center or as a whole class activity upon entering the classroom or as an exit slip activity.

This activity would work well as a first-grade center or as a whole class activity upon entering the classroom or as an exit slip activity.

Magnetic letter hunt! Can you find the first letter in your name can you spell your name?   EYFS/pre-school activities.

Magnetic letter hunt! Can you find the first letter in your name can you spell your name? EYFS/pre-school activities.