multiplication chartThis is our tried and true trick for learning multiplication tables and it only takes a few minutes a day. Great for skip counting for little kids, too. Instructions and downloadable templates here:
Awesome sight word games for boys who are always on the move! These action sight word games are just right for bodily-kinesthetic learners and boys who don't like to sit still. They can learn to read in a way that works best for them. Click the picture to see 9 fun games.
I like doing this in the pencil box then it doesn't get everywhere. Have the child say the individual letters as they trace them in the salt/cornmeal, and you're addressing all three learning styles: visual, auditory, and kinesthetic.