In this post regular contributor, Lauren of Teacher Types, shares seven playful ideas for encouraging children in the early years of school to experiment with building words with a range of materials. “My child knows the Alphabet… Now what?” Word building is a crucial step between knowing the letters of the alphabet and being able […]
Building words is a fun way for students to practice decoding and blending individual sounds in words. This pack contains 19 different building words activities, including short and long vowels. Each game has 10 opportunities to build words and comes with the letters needed. If you want, you can choose to use letter tiles or letter beads instead.
The first week of school sure is a busy one! I work hard to balance the mandatory paperwork with games, hands-on activities and team-building fun. Even with bigger kids, it’s important to keep them moving throughout the day and providing a variety of activities. 1. Marshmallow Tower For this activity, you’ll need the following materials […]
Today’s blog post will be a quickie. I was just so excited about my latest Target find, I had to share it with my teaching friends! So let’s get started with our build a sight word fun! I knew it was going to be a good trip because this was the first thing I saw when...