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Collection by Laura Woodledge

Laura Woodledge
literacy center sight word activities. Lady M would love this.

10 Ways to Teach Sight Words for Literacy Station and Guided Reading Group Activities

Kindergarten activities to teach Sight Words. Great for literacy stations, centers, daily 5, or guided reading groups.

Do with cupcake liners for less prep (if no blackline copy available). Word family flowers

Blending cvc Words

A blog by Melanie Lloyd (From the Pond) about classroom activities and printables for K-3 learners.

This little phonemic awareness activity is called Magic Spoons.  Basically, in order to help children with sounding out words, even those pesky nonsense words, you take a pack of spoons and on each spoon write a consonant. (For the letter Q you write a "qu" combo - because those two are always together.)  These will be used as the initial consonants of the words the students will be reading. Then, students practice with one spoon at a time adding the first letter to various different word…

Magic Spoons

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Ten ways to learn spellings – with lots of creativity and fun included.

How to spell: top 10 tricks

How to spell. Top ten tricks to help your kids learn to spell.

And Next Comes L: Sight Word Popsicle Stick Puzzles

Popsicle Stick Sight Word Puzzles

Teach and practice sight words with these DIY sight word puzzles made from popsicle sticks

Sight Word Pancakes. Fun, hands-on way to teach children sight words.


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Alphabet Projects

My child knows her alphabet and its many sounds, but she needs practice writing her letters - especially lower case. The problem is that...

Alphabet Crafts

Things to Make and Do, Crafts and Activities for Kids - The Crafty Crow

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The Daily Cupcake....a Kindergarten Blog: Word Work....Daily 5 Chapter 6


Word work....I love it! It has always been one of my favorite parts of planning my traditional literacy centers! At times I have to admit it has been the majority of my literacy centers! Ooops.....I need a little balance I suppose! So as I'm reading The Daily 5 (and the school year is inching closer and closer) I'm really beginning to think about the logistics of planning my Daily 5 choices. For the beginning of the year I'm planning on having many alphabet activities as part of my word work…

Playdough and Alphabet Stamps...

Playdough & Alphabet Stamps - I Can Teach My Child!

This was a serendipitous idea that came while the boys were playing with playdough today. As I watched them play with the cookie cutters, I grabbed

Alphabet craft fun - G is for Gorilla! #Handprints

Handprint Alphabet - G is for Gorilla - Red Ted Art - Make crafting with kids easy & fun

Red Ted had a special request for this one – a handprint GORILLA! Yikes. How do we do a handprint gorilla – now there is a challenge and a half! I think Red Ted now thinks we can make ANYTHING out of handprints. Bless him. Maybe we can… so long as we try? What do […]

Handprint Craft Ideas - Turtle

Handprint Alphabet - T for....Turtle - Red Ted Art - Make crafting with kids easy & fun

Now… we were very tempted to make a Handprint Tiger (Red Ted LOVES tigers)… but we recently went to the Zoo and we saw some (yes yes, some tigers but also) TURTLES. The kids thought they were adorable. And Pip Squeak seems to have a “turtle” thing. So a Handprint Turtle we made. It was […]