Counting Syllables with LEGO Bricks
*This post contains affiliate links. MBug (age 4) is really beginning to pick up on her understanding of how words are built (rhyming, syllables, and letter sounds). She really enjoys counting syllables, so I knew that counting syllables with our LEGO DUPLO blocks would be fun for her. NJoy (age 5.5) has been able to ... Read More about Counting Syllables with LEGO Bricks
Word Building With Letter Magnets & Word Families - No Time For Flash Cards
Fun word building activity for PreK or Kindergarten using letter magnets and word families.
L has been able to sound out cvc words for a while now but this past month she has completely exploded in her interest and ability to read a...
iPad Apps and Activities for Sight Word Practice (iTeach 1:1)
Today I’m sharing some my favorite iPad apps and activities for practicing sight words. All of these apps are free, and some have the option to purchase additional words/activities. Sight Words:
Morning Work Buckets
Do you want more Tips and Tricks for teaching Early Childhood Education? Join my Facebook Group Early Childhood Education - My Fabulous Class What do you do in the morning when the kids first come in? I have tried worksheets. Blah. More copies to waste and papers to grade. But, I need a little time in the morning to take attendance, check binders, and whatnot. You all know. The kids NEED something ready to go when they walk in the door while you take care of the little things. Thus, I…
Supporting Students Through Word Study
The importance of incorporating a daily word study routine into your teaching schedule cannot be overstated. In contrast to designing activities that require drill and memorization, word study enc…
Phonemic Awareness Task Cards: CVC Words
These cards were designed to provide direct intervention to students who are struggling with phonemic awareness. These cards address short vowel sounds, and all the consonant sounds, except for k, q, y, and z. These cards can be used to address the following standards: RF.1.2d Segment spoken sing...
8 Great Ideas for Teaching Segmenting and Blending - Make Take & Teach
Phonemic awareness- the ability to hear and manipulate the sounds in spoken words and the understanding that spoken words are made up of sequences of speech sounds (Yopp, 1992) The best predictor of reading difficulty in kindergarten or first grade is the inability to segment words and syllabes into constituent sound units (Lyon, 1995) […]
Phonological Delays: Treatment Methods - Playing With Words 365
Well welcome to the third installment of my little mini series on phonological delays. If you haven’t read the first two installments, you can read them HERE (why you should not be treating them like articulation) and HERE (products and materials I recommend). Today I am going to share some different treatment methods used to […]
There are so many fun COLOR books and activities. We did several books alternating with an activity. Do them all or pick and choose which ones work for you! We get most of our books from our local library. Read “Colors for Zena” by Monica Wellington … available here. A fun book about a girl named Zena. She goes for a walk to find all of the colors that seem to be missing. Do ‘C’ journal page … we used a fun multi-color pen from the dollar store to write our letters. Write ‘Cc’ on the next…
Lesson Planning Ideas: Teaching Phonics - Tunstall's Teaching Tidbits
Teaching phonics for the entire year! Lessons for phonics ideas, phonics activities, and spelling patterns are in this phonics binder, phonics books, phonics tracers, and phonics posters. Teach vowel teams, word families, spelling, CVC words, short vowels, long vowels, silent e, diagraphs, and more using these ideas!