children reach into a bag and pull out unifix cubes with letters written on them. They then make the sight words listed on the outside of by juliette
juliette
juliette children reach into a bag and pull out unifix cubes with letters written on them. They then make the sight words listed on the outside of
DREAM Home Ideas
Simple to make & very useful!  Have the children go to a park or outside with you and have them find these letters, once they do they can either rip that letter off or just fold it down.  An example for the letter D would be if the children seen a dog and said /d/, or if they actually seen the letter D on a sign or whatnot ... <3 Would also be good with sight words for a little older students by elsie
elsie
elsie Simple to make & very useful! Have the children go to a park or outside with you and have them find these letters, once they do they can either rip that letter off or just fold it down. An example for the letter D would be if the children seen a dog and said /d/, or if they actually seen the letter D on a sign or whatnot ... <3 Would also be good with sight words for a little older students
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great literacy center. students can pull out a set of words and must form the words into a correct sentence. then they record them. this by juliette
juliette
juliette great literacy center. students can pull out a set of words and must form the words into a correct sentence. then they record them. this
DREAM Home Ideas
Spaghetti Sight Words: students pick a meatball, write the sight word, then make it out of 'spaghetti' yarn! by lillian
lillian
lillian Spaghetti Sight Words: students pick a meatball, write the sight word, then make it out of 'spaghetti' yarn!
It's All About Fashion
sight words written on beans inside a pencil bag. Shake and read the words that pop up by juliette
juliette
juliette sight words written on beans inside a pencil bag. Shake and read the words that pop up
DREAM Home Ideas
letter hide and seek.. I hid large letters around the room. I then placed the small letter squares that matched the letters that were hidden into a paper bag. I had each child pick a letter out of the bag and they had to find the letter that was on the small letter square.. After we found all of the large letters we placed them in alphabetical order on the floor. by twila
twila
twila letter hide and seek.. I hid large letters around the room. I then placed the small letter squares that matched the letters that were hidden into a paper bag. I had each child pick a letter out of the bag and they had to find the letter that was on the small letter square.. After we found all of the large letters we placed them in alphabetical order on the floor.
outside
Send home practice? Put letters inside and kids can spell sight words listed on outside by juliette
juliette
juliette Send home practice? Put letters inside and kids can spell sight words listed on outside
DREAM Home Ideas
Students read the sight words as they high 5 them on the way in or out of the room! Cute! by roseann
roseann
roseann Students read the sight words as they high 5 them on the way in or out of the room! Cute!
Education
Travel on airplanes... make activity & snack pack! "Once we are seated on the plane, I give them each their bag and they can just tuck it into the seat back pocket. Then when they need a snack or something to do, they can just reach for their bag. It saves moms and dads from having to dig through carry-ons during the flight." by darla
darla
darla Travel on airplanes... make activity & snack pack! "Once we are seated on the plane, I give them each their bag and they can just tuck it into the seat back pocket. Then when they need a snack or something to do, they can just reach for their bag. It saves moms and dads from having to dig through carry-ons during the flight."
Fetching
Make large gumdrops out of plastic sand pails. Simply coat the outside of each pail with spray-on glue then sprinkle on clear glitter to give them the sugary look of a gumdrop. Allow the pails to dry completely then turn them upside down and place them in clusters or along the pathway. (inspiration only - no link) by milagros
milagros
milagros Make large gumdrops out of plastic sand pails. Simply coat the outside of each pail with spray-on glue then sprinkle on clear glitter to give them the sugary look of a gumdrop. Allow the pails to dry completely then turn them upside down and place them in clusters or along the pathway. (inspiration only - no link)
Recipes
HILARIOUS! Asked to bring panties for the bride as a gift. Have guests bring the panties unwrapped, but make sure the Bachelorette doesn't see guests walking around w them. put panties in a bag. Bachelorette will reach into bag & pull out 1 pair of panties. she then shows the panties &  tries to identify who bought them. Remember the panties should be a reflection of the person who brought them. If the Bachelorette guesses right then the guest by lilly.kaisheva
lilly.kaisheva
lilly.kaisheva HILARIOUS! Asked to bring panties for the bride as a gift. Have guests bring the panties unwrapped, but make sure the Bachelorette doesn't see guests walking around w them. put panties in a bag. Bachelorette will reach into bag & pull out 1 pair of panties. she then shows the panties & tries to identify who bought them. Remember the panties should be a reflection of the person who brought them. If the Bachelorette guesses right then the guest
teaching materials
Great sight words Christmas themed activity. Print out a copy of the christmas lights (link to them in the post), write words or a secret msg in white crayon and then let children paint with watercolour to reveal the hidden words. by darla
darla
darla Great sight words Christmas themed activity. Print out a copy of the christmas lights (link to them in the post), write words or a secret msg in white crayon and then let children paint with watercolour to reveal the hidden words.
Fetching
WHO KNEW!! you print out words on basic white paper, but in mirror image form… lay them on the wood… with a damp paint brush wet the paper on top of the words… use the cap of a sharpie to rub on top of the letters to help them transfer … then remove the paper and stand in shock and awe! by isabelle07
isabelle07
isabelle07 WHO KNEW!! you print out words on basic white paper, but in mirror image form… lay them on the wood… with a damp paint brush wet the paper on top of the words… use the cap of a sharpie to rub on top of the letters to help them transfer … then remove the paper and stand in shock and awe!
ideas
**SALE** The Doowell magnetic words are great for teaching kindergarten and prep aged children their first reading words.  Make up sentences , Practice forming letters , write out words and simple sentences . Perfect for home or for the car.  The pack comes with a magnetic board, 45 of the most widely used introductory words with magnetic backing and white board pen. On the reverse of the magnetic board there are lines for them to practice their writing. by christa
christa
christa **SALE** The Doowell magnetic words are great for teaching kindergarten and prep aged children their first reading words. Make up sentences , Practice forming letters , write out words and simple sentences . Perfect for home or for the car. The pack comes with a magnetic board, 45 of the most widely used introductory words with magnetic backing and white board pen. On the reverse of the magnetic board there are lines for them to practice their writing.
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Make toothpaste dots. Spread them out on a plate, let them dry for 2-3 days, and then sprinkle baking soda over them. Once they dry, just pop them into a resealable plastic bag. -Camping Hacks by leila
leila
leila Make toothpaste dots. Spread them out on a plate, let them dry for 2-3 days, and then sprinkle baking soda over them. Once they dry, just pop them into a resealable plastic bag. -Camping Hacks
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Sight Word Center: This is a paint tray from Home Depot attached to the back of a shelf. J I laminate di-cuts and write sight words on them. Students use magnetic letter to create the sight words. Then, they read them to each other. J by darla
darla
darla Sight Word Center: This is a paint tray from Home Depot attached to the back of a shelf. J I laminate di-cuts and write sight words on them. Students use magnetic letter to create the sight words. Then, they read them to each other. J
Fetching
sight words written on beans inside a pencil bag. Shake and read the words that pop up by juliette
juliette
juliette sight words written on beans inside a pencil bag. Shake and read the words that pop up
DREAM Home Ideas
sight words written on beans inside a pencil bag. Shake and read the words that pop up by juliette
juliette
juliette sight words written on beans inside a pencil bag. Shake and read the words that pop up
DREAM Home Ideas
tic tac toe game:  My favorite way to use this game is to reinforce knowledge of sight words.  Just tape the words your kids are working with onto colored tiles or unifix cubes and they're ready to go! by graciela
graciela
graciela tic tac toe game: My favorite way to use this game is to reinforce knowledge of sight words.  Just tape the words your kids are working with onto colored tiles or unifix cubes and they're ready to go!
Spend
3 minute homemade donuts Ingredients: Can of jumbo biscuits Vegetable oil Directions: Let the oil get REALLY hot; if it's not hot enough it'll just make your donuts greasy. Cut your biscuits into 1/4 pieces. Drop them into the oil, a few at a time. They cook really fast, probably less than 1 minute. Take them out when they get nice and brown. Set your donuts on a paper towel for a minute or two, then roll them in sugar. by J.H.
J.H.
J.H. 3 minute homemade donuts Ingredients: Can of jumbo biscuits Vegetable oil Directions: Let the oil get REALLY hot; if it's not hot enough it'll just make your donuts greasy. Cut your biscuits into 1/4 pieces. Drop them into the oil, a few at a time. They cook really fast, probably less than 1 minute. Take them out when they get nice and brown. Set your donuts on a paper towel for a minute or two, then roll them in sugar.
Treats
duplo pattern. Children use a pattern template on paper and create the same pattern using Lego or unifix cubes. by danielle
danielle
danielle duplo pattern. Children use a pattern template on paper and create the same pattern using Lego or unifix cubes.
ideas for ss
I hid some **snowballs*** {aka: paper circles} in the **snow** {crinkle paper}.  Each *snowball* had a number {1-10} written on it.  The kids had to reach into the snow and dig for a snowball.  Once they pulled out a snowball, we marked the number on the number line using our giant snowflake. Then we moved the snowflake to 10 and counted the number of spaces we moved along the way. by faith
faith
faith I hid some **snowballs*** {aka: paper circles} in the **snow** {crinkle paper}. Each *snowball* had a number {1-10} written on it. The kids had to reach into the snow and dig for a snowball. Once they pulled out a snowball, we marked the number on the number line using our giant snowflake. Then we moved the snowflake to 10 and counted the number of spaces we moved along the way.
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Students read the sight words as they high 5 them on the way in or out of the room! Cute! by roseann
roseann
roseann Students read the sight words as they high 5 them on the way in or out of the room! Cute!
Education
Students design a different font type for each letter of their name. They color the letters to reflect their personality and then cut out letters from bristol board and then turn into 3-D sculpture. by dina
dina
dina Students design a different font type for each letter of their name. They color the letters to reflect their personality and then cut out letters from bristol board and then turn into 3-D sculpture.
life lessons
What Happens in First Grade: math   "Make the Most"   Super simple game played with numbers 1-9 of a deck of cards and unifix cubes to keep score.  Each student takes turns picking a card and deciding whether to put it in the "tens" or "ones" space.  It didn't take long for them to realize that if they got a high number they should put it in the tens place to make the biggest number!  Fun to watch the light bulbs go off! by elma
elma
elma What Happens in First Grade: math "Make the Most" Super simple game played with numbers 1-9 of a deck of cards and unifix cubes to keep score. Each student takes turns picking a card and deciding whether to put it in the "tens" or "ones" space. It didn't take long for them to realize that if they got a high number they should put it in the tens place to make the biggest number! Fun to watch the light bulbs go off!
XMAS
Leave plastic animals in a bin outside (near the garden, next to the sandbox, next to a patch of trees, etc) -- when children go outside to play, they can use them and let their imaginations run wild! My recommendation: the children should only play with these toys outside -- that way, they'll look forward to playing outside -- make sure they run around too ;) by victoria
victoria
victoria Leave plastic animals in a bin outside (near the garden, next to the sandbox, next to a patch of trees, etc) -- when children go outside to play, they can use them and let their imaginations run wild! My recommendation: the children should only play with these toys outside -- that way, they'll look forward to playing outside -- make sure they run around too ;)
Winter Bliss
Make sight word practice fun with a simple slap! Its a fun way to review sight words this summer. If not sight words, then letters, numbers, or shapes! by proteamundi
proteamundi
proteamundi Make sight word practice fun with a simple slap! Its a fun way to review sight words this summer. If not sight words, then letters, numbers, or shapes!
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Fill a bottle with rice and letter beads. Students color the letter as they find it in the bottle. Could maybe use sight words instead of letters. by clare
clare
clare Fill a bottle with rice and letter beads. Students color the letter as they find it in the bottle. Could maybe use sight words instead of letters.
letters and numbers
Teacher reads the book "How Rocket learned to read" at the beginning of the year.  Once students became amazing readers they each got to pick out a puppy, name it, and then teach it sight words; too cute! by mindy
mindy
mindy Teacher reads the book "How Rocket learned to read" at the beginning of the year. Once students became amazing readers they each got to pick out a puppy, name it, and then teach it sight words; too cute!
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This woman has a journal for each of her children, filled with letters to the child and thoughts about them. She started each one the day they found out they were having the child. Gave them when the kids moved out. So sweet and sentimental. Cuuuute. :) by bernadette
bernadette
bernadette This woman has a journal for each of her children, filled with letters to the child and thoughts about them. She started each one the day they found out they were having the child. Gave them when the kids moved out. So sweet and sentimental. Cuuuute. :)
Kiddos
In this activity, the teacher places some beans on the table, and asks the children to count them.  Then, the children hide their eyes while the teacher places some of these counters under the bowl.  When they open their eyes up, they can see how many of the beans are left visible outside of the bowl.  This should tell them how many are under the bowl.  Basically, this is a missing addend game. by Aeerdna
Aeerdna
Aeerdna In this activity, the teacher places some beans on the table, and asks the children to count them. Then, the children hide their eyes while the teacher places some of these counters under the bowl. When they open their eyes up, they can see how many of the beans are left visible outside of the bowl. This should tell them how many are under the bowl. Basically, this is a missing addend game.
Kids