If you thought exit tickets were just for the older grades, check out these AMAZING primary common core exit tickets for ELA. Even if you've never used exit tickets, these are SO quick and easy to use!

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How to Keep Writing on the Lines

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Letter wands to find items that start with that letter around the room BALANCEDLITERACYDIET :: index :: Balanced Literacy Diet

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I made this sight word rubbings activity for my son to help get him ready for kindergarten. He loves to practice sight words when we do this. This is a wonderful activity to learn letters, numbers, or for a child learning to write their name. It is great fun! :)

Sight Word Rubbings - Doing Splendid


Letter squish ~ what a fun activity for letter recognition.

Alphabet Squish - I Can Teach My Child!


The concept of the Brain Gym is that movement can enhance learning. These brain gym ideas focus on developing the visual perceptual skills required to read and write. Try them with your young students to enhance learning and decrease instances of letter reversals or mix ups.

Brain Gym Activities for Teaching Letters to Young Students & Eliminating Letter Reversals


Cute little FREE coloring sheet that works on letter recognition. Alphabet Printables.

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A SIMPLE Handwriting Trick that makes a BIG difference {FREE Printable Handwriting Pages Included} | This Reading Mama

A SIMPLE Handwriting Trick {FREE Printable}


The Lettermate is an address stencil that keeps your writing straight and aligned, as well as letting you decorate your envelopes with hand-drawn designs.

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Read It, Type It, Write It - A Dolch Sight Words Activity. What a FUN way to learn sight words! 150 Pages in all - For ONLY $3.00!!!

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Free printable Letter Puzzles. What a great tool to help young children learn their letters while at the same time building their spatial awareness skills. I need to try these with my kids! || Gift of Curiosity

Letter Puzzles {101 Ways to Teach the Alphabet} - Gift of Curiosity


School Bus Name Activity with Free Printable


Laminate copies. Use dry erase marker to write word on screen, then pretend "type" it (keyboarding practice, too).

Keyboard - Spelling Activity


fun way to practice alphabet, sight words, etc.

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With twins in fourth grade and my son in second grade, I often feel like we are drowning in spelling word practice. My kids hate writing spelling words over and over on lined paper (and I can’t really blame them!) Somehow, dry erase boards make spelling practice a lot more fun. These spelling boards combine […]

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Free printable visual search alphabet page. Great for visual scanning, figure ground skills, and visual discrimination. Look for the letters of the alphabet in the ocean. When you find one color it in and then cross it off below. Happy hunting! There are 4 more worksheets for FREE as well. Download all these at: http://www.free-teacher-worksheets.com/free-alphabet-worksheets.html

Free Alphabet Worksheets and Activity Ideas


Sight Word Interactive Notebooks

Sight Word Interactive Notebooks


Preschool Name Folders

Name Folders


Sand writing over a light table (in a container to avoid ruining the light table)

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Turn any can of shaving cream into Magical Spelling Foam with this free label. It adds a spark of fun and novelty to practicing spelling words.

FREE- Magic Spelling Foam Label


Feed the Alphabet Monster: Repurpose bottle caps for this alphabet activity!

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Super easy alphabet activity for kids. Stamp in the blanks.

Easy Alphabet Activity


Word Ladder Game - Here are some words that you might use to start the word ladder. Easy game - cat, pet, pig, hot, bug. Getting harder - time, name, line, rose. More challenging - meet, moon, band.

Fun Games 4 Learning: Word Ladders - Great Literacy Game!


Alphabet Workout strengthens alphabet recognition, letter formation skills and fitness of your class. My Alphabet Workout song - Upper Case follows the Zaner - Bloser instructions for writing the upper case letters to develop the exercise movements and verbal letter formation directions. Children follow my movements as I form the upper case letters of the alphabet. Play this song every day to help your children get great practice forming the letters.

Letters of the Alphabet | Capital Letters | Uppercase Letters | Alphabet Workout | Jack Hartmann


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www.YourTherapySource.com: 3 Things Children Need For Proper Letter Formation