I LOVE to use emergent readers in my classroom to celebrate holidays! With Valentine's Day around the corner, I wanted to have a fun and seasonal story to read that also incorporated sight words! This Valentine's Day Counting Reader not only incorporates sight words, but MATH and counting too! LET'S PREP! To prep this reader, all you need to do is copy it and staple on the left side. Each ... Read More about Valentine’s Day Emergent Reader
Valentine's Day is right around the corner and I just LOVE using candy hearts as part of our classroom valentine activities. These hearts are great to work on counting, sorting, and graphing. Today I have a fun STEM activity to share with you that uses a box of these hearts and helps kiddos to work on the idea of building and balance. LET'S PREP! To get this activity ready for my kiddos, I ... Read More about Candy Hearts STEM Challenge
Winter is such a fun season! The school year is just about half way over and keeping students engaged is so important. This Winter Alphabet and Beginning Sounds matching game is sure to do the trick! Featuring snowflakes and penguins students can work on matching capital and lowercase letters as well as sounds. LET'S PREP! To prep this activity, print the cards on cardstock for ... Read More about Winter Alphabet Matching Game
I love using magnet letters with my students during small groups! Using these letters to work on building CVC words is such a great way for kiddos to build confidence as early readers. These CVC spinners are the perfect game to keep students engaged while they work on CVC words. Keep reading to learn more about this fun freebie!I am a huge fan of using new and creative phonics centers for ... Read More about CVC Word Spinners: Magnet Letters
Hi friends! Today I wanted to share a fun activity with one of my favorite winter books: Sneezy the Snowman by Maureen Wright.I created this activity a couple years ago when I was teaching first grade. I love it because it can be used with any phonics skill Kinder-2nd grade! My first grade class had just started studying /oo/ words and all of the different spellings that this sound can ... Read More about Sneezy the Snowman: Word Melt Freebie!