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.
To go along with our apple unit study I put together a word family apple tree activity to help him as he is learning to read. Kindergarten Apple Unit Study J-Bug has been learning to read, and I've noticed that he does really well with word families.
Small Group activity - cover chart paper with sight words repeated several times each. Give each student a different colored crayon and have them locate a word-read it - then they can circle it. give each kid a different color marker for management too!