painting like Michelangelo. Instead of just having sketching time- discover and study Michelangelo, how he hanged upside down while painting. This is also great for students struggling with fine motor hand writing. It builds strength in pincer grasp.
Word work and literacy centres - Writing Station Activities for Young Learners-Students will write down sight words from their word wall for their grade level, Kindergarten or First Grade to complete this activity.
Could also be used in a spelling center.Lego-out the words. Lego learning games - exploring Lego and play dough. This is a great activity for sensory play, imaginative play, letter recognition and sight words.
From Learn Play Imagine: "The perfect playdough recipe in yummy fall scents and colors. **MAJOR TRICK** Boil water in kettle, place all ingredients in Kitchen Aid, mix on low speed until desired consistency! No stirring involved!
Spelling Practice - This is such a great idea from A Cupcake for the Teacher. It's a word work activity that can be used to practice writing sight words or spelling words. It's called rainbow roll-n-write and it's a FREEBIE!