When it comes to early reading skills, most schools rely on teaching kids not only phonics, but also sight words. To make learning those sight words more fun, we have done a variety of hands-on sight word activities. This easy to make bottle cap sight word game is easy to make and lots of fun for […]
Sight Word Game: Read to the Top!
I try to have at least one learning activity each day where the kids are up and moving while learning. One of the easiest ways I’ve done this is by using the stairs. We’ve practiced spelling words on them (one letter per step), math facts, and this week we used them for sight word practice […]
Sight Word Tic-Tac-Toe
Phonics skills are important for helping kids sound out unknown words. Sight words also play a big role in teaching early reading skills. Sight word games can make sight word practice at home more fun. You can easily make your own sight word tic-tac-toe game, and modify it to match the season or interests […]
Sight Word Game: Reading Farm
I love mixing sensory play and learning opportunities! This week I created a simple farm-themed sensory bin that included a variety of the CVC words we’ve been practicing. For our “dirt” I used the edible cloud dough we made a couple weeks ago. (It’s been in a sealed container and is […]
Sight Word Bang!
Over the summer I am hoping to really work on those early reading skills with the kids. Sight word practice at home is so important! And since it’s summer, I’ve got all kinds of outdoor ideas popping to mind! This weekend the ideas were popping in the literal sense — with the help […]