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    Get Ready for K through PLAY
    A group of bloggers and educators sharing ideas and fun ways to get your child ready for Kindergarten. We are focusing on play, hands-on fun and engaging activities that will develop language, self-help skills, foster independence, encourage reading/writing/math, thinking skills and socialization.
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    Once a child is familiar with sight words it is time for them to start to learn to write sentences. We like having fun writing sentences so we came up with some beginning sentence writing games.

    20 Awesome DIY Craft Stick Math Manipulatives. So many fun math activities for kids!

    Sight word threading for early readers. Hands on word building activity, includes a bead hack to make your own letter beads.

    50 Early Literacy Activity Ideas. Reading, Writing, Listening & Speaking

    Benefits of journaling for kids.

    Mini-eraser patterns are a fun way to practice hands-on math with Kindergartners, and fine motor skills like in-hand manipulation.

    LEGO Ten Frame Games - Fun ideas for ten frames. Perfect for math centers in the classroom or fun math activities for kids at home!

    FREE CVC Word Family Wall Cards: -ad, -ag, -am, -an, -ap, -ar, at, -ed, -en, -et, -ig, -in, -ip, -it, -og, -op, -ot, -ow, -ox, -ug, -un, & -ut - 3Dinosaurs.com

    Playful ways for kids to learn weights and measures. Kids need to understand weights and measures for both math and science. Here are some playful ways you can teach them at home.

    Why STEM for girls is important.

    Have fun with math with these Christmas kindergarten math worksheets

    What a fun way to work on rhyming. Rhyming Board Game - FREE PRINTABLE!

    Check out these amazing word family activities for young children beginning their reading and writing adventure! Children love these word family activities!

    Sugar Aunts: Creative & Fun Ways to Help Kids Cut With Scissors

    Fun Sight Word Games You Can Play Outdoors! Park tricycle in the spot. Pop the balloon. Pool fetch. Great Ideas!

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    Sight Words- Learning Activities for Kids on FSPDT

    Tips and tools for teaching kids to tie their shoes from and Occupational Therapist.

    10 Ways to Ease Kindergarten or First Day of School Anxiety - check out idea of comfort object, maybe something felt that will fit in pocket like a small puffy felt heart.

    10 Ways to Ease Kindergarten or First Day of School Anxiety

    Easing Back to School Jitters: DIY Heart Stamp

    Kindergarten Readiness: What Your Child REALLY Needs to Be Ready

    Kids Books about Starting Kindergarten!

    Farm Animal Dot to Dots - Free Printable

    Bottle Cap Hundred Chart: Loose Parts Math on the Light Table from Still Playing School