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Reading Activities

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A fun way to improve reading skills is by playing reading games. And many of these reading games are free!

23 Fun Reading Games for Kids | Brightly

Mint Tin Book Report - book reports have never been so fun!

Mint Tin Book Report
  • Debra

    Awesome idea!

such a great idea --> Punctuation Hunt!

Punctuation Hunt - Imagination Soup

How do you know if your child is ready to read? Here are five reading readiness signs plus a FREE printable list! | This Reading Mama

Ready to Read - Reading Readiness Signs and Checklist

Making Inferences not Predictions

  • Ess Martin
    Ess Martin

    Where is this on Tumblr? I have reviewed pages of posts and cannot find it. Even with my readers, I'm unable to make out some of the text and desperately want to incorporate this into my next week's lessons. Thanks for the inspiration!

Sometimes we unintentionally discourage our kids from reading. It’s hard to believe, but it’s true. Here’s what not to do — and why.

8 Ways Parents Discourage Their Kids from Reading | Brightly

Fun kids' songs to sing along to build literacy skills!

Kids Songs that Build Literacy Skills

Here is a long list of the best chapter books for fourth grade 9-year old boys and girls that I have reviewed and recommend.

Best Books for 9 Year Olds - Imagination Soup

Teacherific: DIY Whisper Phone directions

You don't need to be a teacher to do this what a simple reading game! You can use your child's favorite book as a vehicle for word recognition. Great for sight word practice.

Listen & Erase - Listening and Reading Game For Kids - No Time For Flash Cards

Dr.Seuss Day FREE Printable. Great Cat in the hat activity for elementary aged kids. Perfect after school activity served up with some green eggs and ham!

These bookmarks are great to pass out to your students when teaching blends, short vowel sounds and diagraphs. Learning these sounds with a picture helps your students make real connections and is a super important learning tool that I am sure you will find helpful in your classroom.

Bookmarks that Teach

    Where can you get them?

  • Silvia Gonzalez
    Silvia Gonzalez

    I really love these bookmarks.

Story time tips to make the most of your library visit.

Essential Tips for Library Story Time

Picabulary vocabulary game, grades 3–12. Integrate art with your next vocabulary lesson by inviting students to play Picabulary. Teams of students select an artist. Artists go head-to-head while their teammates try to guess the vocabulary words they are drawing. When a teammate guesses, he or she is challenged to use the word in a sentence to score extra points.

What a sweet idea- bookworms to eat while reading

Make learning to read fun with these 6 Reading Games

Learn to Read. 6 Reading Games

Wonderful ideas for teaching fairy tales, compare and contrast, and beginning, middle, and end.

Fairy Tales - Step into 2nd Grade with Mrs. Lemons

Free Dolch Preprimer Sight Words Playdough Mats with Tracing: all 40 words -

Free Dolch Preprimer Sight Words Playdough Mats with Tracing | 3 Dinosaurs

A fun reading comprehension activity that teaches kids how to retell a story from growingbookbybook....

Reading Comprehension: Rainbow Retelling
  • Ngaire Wood
    Ngaire Wood

    Great idea

Only 17% of parents of kids ages 9 – 11 read aloud to their children. Yet reading aloud to older kids provides them with many important benefits.

The Importance of Reading Aloud to Big Kids | Brightly

FREE Beginning Alphabet Sounds Clip Cards: Which Sound is Different? | This Reading Mama

FREE Beginning Alphabet Sounds Clip Cards

My students LOVE this partner word-work activity! Blog post from Creating Readers and Writers: "Mirror, Mirror on the Wall" #sightwords #wordwork #spelling

Creating Readers and Writers: Mirror, Mirror on the Wall

Printable Bookmark and Reading Log. Good way to keep track of all that reading!

Printable Bookmark and Reading Log - Kids Activities Blog