Ways to Practice Sight Words at Home

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Your child might bring sight words(or any other spelling words) home to practice at home. Often they will not be in the mood to sit at a desk and work on paper, so, you make it fun! We know that when a child has fun, they are more acceptable to learning. Here are 30 ways to practice sight words at home without it feeling like homework! Popsicle sticks game- make this fun game with the sight words your child needs to learn and have fun as a family! Sensory trays- use shaving cream, salt or … [Continue reading...]

Missing Letters Clip Sticks

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Today I have another frugal literacy tool for you to make when working on identifying certain sounds in words with your children: missing letter clip sticks! These clip sticks are great because you can adapt it to whatever you need at that point in time. We are working on vowel sounds and identifying it as a medial sound, which is very tricky for some kids. But, you can make sticks that are missing initial sounds, or final sounds, or even blends, digraphs etc. the possibilities are … [Continue reading...]

Whiteboard Hack for Maths Activities

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My daughter started grade 1 this year, and so homework has started for her(us) now too! While the language part comes naturally for her, maths is another matter. She is a concrete learner(very much appropriate for her age), and that is why I came up with this simple whiteboard hack to help with maths activities. […]

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Synonyms & Antonyms Sticks

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Use craft sticks to make synonym and antonym sticks to use while teacher kids language, vocabulary and creative writing skills! I simply used a variety of words and wrote it on craft sticks. One sticks has two words, synonyms, back and front. Then I used those words to write the antonyms of(but also two antonyms […]

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