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    Great idea to help your younger kids learn to spell their name (and other important words)

    Structured Play: ABCs

    Write and wipe beginning sounds!

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    alphabet, beginning sounds, ending sounds, numbers, comes before, comes after, color words, number words- SUPER easy to implement! Easy to prep and store! SCORE! #phonics #vocabulary #kindergarten

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    Name Anchor Chart for the beginning of the year


    Have students write their name on a class chart on the first day! Save until the end of the year and do it again on the last day to show growth!

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    Alphabet play dough mats. Easy for beginning kindergarten because the letters on mat look like real play dough "snakes".

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    Ten frame name...I look forward to reading your feedback on this free item! This is a cute little welcome back to school worksheet I created to fit in with your unit on names. We plan to do lots with our names this year! Peace, Heather J Tags: names / back-to-school / literacy / fall / math / counting / letters / printables / activities

    FREE My Name Worksheet

    Stamp It Beginning Sounds

    Stamp It Beginning Sounds

    Beginning Sound sorting page

    Beginning Sound Sort Pack for Prek and Kinder

    Free ABC Placemat Printables

    Free ABC Placemats

    "We all fit together" class puzzle.

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    Activities to Teach and Practice Letters and Sounds

    10 Activities for Teaching and Practicing Letters and Sounds

    Lots of fall math and literacy activities... like this one: color the pumpkins that have matching uppercase and lowercase letters.

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    Free I Have, Who Has? Alphabet Game printable

    I Have, Who Has? Alphabet Game

    DIY salt tray with alphabet cards. Easy to make and kids have fun smoothing out the salt after correctly making the letter

    DIY Salt Tray and Alphabet Cards

    Exit Ticket - great idea! Use a dry erase board with the question. Have students line up and whisper answer to teacher on the way to lunch! No paper!

    Fresh & Fun First Grade: Exit Ticket

    Decorate the letter your name starts with

    My name starts with...

    This poster was created to give students a visual cue of what letters make more than one sound. This will help them to become more automatic with ...

    Flip the Sound Poster

    Flip the Sound posters

    Finally in First: Decoding Strategies for PARENTS & more!

    A great way to get those kinesthetic learners learning and moving. While students sing the song, they shake the same body part.

    Short vowels: "Shake it" short vowel sounds poem

    ABC Match up.

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    Use foam letters to introduce ABC order. Blog post includes a free download of this activity.

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    Mrs. Lirette's Learning Detectives: Environmental Print! {Freebies!}

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    Question of the Day for the beginning of school

    Adventures in Kindergarten: Cookies & Compulsive Excercise

    stain glass name designs for my classroom window??

    TeachKidsArt: Stained Glass Name Designs