Just in time for spring, here is a simple Springtime DIY Sight Word Game that is sure to get your students excited about practicing high-frequency words. It's simple to make and super inexpensive. Some Bunny Loves To Read It's a simple game of Hide and Seek. Because it is hands-on, students will be super engaged and excited to try and guess where all the carrots are hidden by reading the words to program to the top of the cups. How to Play: Program the cups with the words ... VIEW POST
Springtime DIY Sight Word Game
Sight Word Questions Answered and a Parent Freebie!
One of the reasons I love attending SDE's National Conference each year is because I always come home with a ton of questions from teachers about things I never think to blog about. Things that are just second nature to me . . . that I might just take for granted because it's part of my routine. So I want to take the opportunity to speak specifically about one of those topics today. Sight Words! And all those unanswered questions including one about making a 'home-school' ... VIEW POST
January Sensory Fun!
How many are too many sensory bins to have going at one time? Hmmm . . . that's really good question. But since I have never met a sensory table or bin I didn't like, I am probably not the best person to ask. I can tell you, however, that I have four going right now in my own classroom. I know . . . I know . . . but with so many things traditionally kindergarten that are quickly disappearing, I refuse to believe that there isn't room for sensory infused activities in our curriculum. It's ... VIEW POST
Astrobrights Sight Word Turkey Freebie
I love that this time of year lends itself to so many different themes. Themes in kindergarten really help engage and hook your students when activities can otherwise become mundane, dull and downright boring. Spice up those themes with some colorful Astrobrights papers and you have a recipe for a Thanksgiving sight word activity your students are gonna gobble up. It's a great way for students to practice their sight words, it has the added bonus of working those fine motor muscles and, with ... VIEW POST
Super Simple “Edit It” Sight Word Activities
Everyone loves sight word activities that they can edit so they can use their own individual lists, right? I mean, my list and your list may not be the same. And the same goes for students . . . Suzy and Bobby may be on totally different lists, so why would we expect them to be using activities with the same words? But editing activities can also be a big ol' pain. Re-entering each word on every page of every activity in a packet is time-consuming and frustrating . . . and just not fun! ... VIEW POST
Edit It-Make It Your Own Spring Sight Word Freebie
It's not often these days that you'll find me 'shopping' in the traditional sense. I mean, I'm usually on a mad dash to put exactly what I need in my cart and get out of a store in time to get back home or the hospital. But I just happened to be flying through Walmart last week and these cute little chalkboards were screaming at me to notice them . . . 'Hey, look over here! Wouldn't we make a sweet little sight word center?' Yep. They would! They are thematic for spring, colorful and ... VIEW POST