Use Duct Tape on the floor to practice segmenting of sounds and syllables
BRILIANT!! Why didn't I think of this before?! **Vowel Game** •Each child has a laminated strip of vowels and a clothespin. •I say a CVC word like "cat." •The children listen and then put their clothespin on the vowel they hear in the CVC word. What is so great about this game is that you can have the children hold up their strips and you can quickly check and see who is "getting it." And best of all, it is fun!-cute!
Paper cutting can be introduced to 2 year-olds and should be preceded by kneading play-doh or modeling clay, transferring, tonging, stringing beads, and tearing strips of paper. The direct aim of paper cutting is scissor safety and bilateral hand-eye coordination. Cutting with a scissors is an indirect preparation for handwriting.
Rhyming Folders- string and velcro to match rhyming words.
Made this using milk container tops but without the lowercase board. Children loved ordering alphabet and timing themselves. Children make their own board by drawing around tops and writing lowercase letter.
Kindergarten writing center using student names, Kindergarten fine motor
Mrs. Byrd's Learning Tree: Student Rubric for Kindergarten writing
This 36 page packet is intended as a review exercise for kindergarteners to complete over the break, prior to entering first grade (or during the first few weeks of 1st grade). The majority of this packet is aligned with Common Core. There are also a few introductory skills for first grade. The entire packet is in black and white- perfect for reproducing. The kids will enjoy coloring the images as well (TpT top 10 seller June 2012!)
Teacher Mama: Sight Word Practice Box. Use for word family words, or sight words, or theme words of the week