I loved doing this when I was learning how to read and write! Have the child say the individual letters as they trace them in the salt/cornmeal, and you're addressing all three learning styles: visual, auditory, and kinesthetic.

Spelling Pin "Kinesthetic Words" some fine sand into a pencil box and give students an un-sharpened pencil. They can trace spelling words the sand! And the pencil box keeps the sand neat and tidy!

Toe-tally Awesome Valentine's Day Crafts for Kids - If you use this craft and publish it online, please link back to Danielle's Place and give Danielle's Place credit.

Toe-tally Awesome Valentine's Day, Mothers Day or even Fathers Day Crafts for Kids - If you use this craft and publish it online, please link back to Danielle's Place and give Danielle's Place credit.

So many primary kids struggle with how to grip their pencils- love this simple "alligator grip" trick!

How to hold a pencil: The Alligator Trick

How to teach correct pencil grip. The alligator trick. Help your child learn to hold a pencil correctly.

"Hands Go Up" sung to Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star to transition them to the carpet for story time.

Storytime Song

"Hands Go Up" sung to Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star to transition them to the carpet for story time. Could use for pre-k or K to transition to music time.

The Imagination Tree: The Very Hungry Caterpillar Sensory Storytelling Tub

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Sensory Storytelling Tub

Did you know doing reading activities with kids when reading a book will help them remember the story better? Here's one for The Very Hungry Caterpillar Sensory Storytelling Tub from The Imagination Tree.


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Paint in a Ziploc. Practice sight words.

50 Playful Sight Words Activity Ideas for Beginning Readers

Scribble Doodle and Draw: use paint baggies to practice printing letters, sight words, spelling words, etc. so many ways! --I like the addition of the qtip as the writing tool for fine motor practice!

10 Preschool Songs About Colors

10 Preschool Songs About Colors

This is so cute!!!

Manners Song- Great for choral singing/ reading! (Free - in both color and black and white.my lovely daughter-n-law has done such a great job teaching my grandchildren their manners. This little song is catchy ;

10 Morning routine song posters  TPT package $2.00

Morning routine song posters

This resource includes 10 morning routine songs to sing during the mat session/ circle time. 5 good morning songs 3 days of the week songs 1 weather song 1 months of the year song You can find out more information about all of these products

MOM, You are my sunshine! Such a sweet mother's day craft for the kids.

MOM, You are my sunshine! Such a sweet mother's day craft for the kids. Really want excellent ideas concerning arts and crafts? Head to my amazing website!

Say It, Build it, Write It!

Say it, build it, write it sight word activity with Dollar Store cookie sheets. Good for learning names and sight words.

Fine motor practice and sight word work in one. Great literacy center idea.

Kindergarten Is Crazy (Fun): Sight Word Literacy Center Activities Students use plastic tweezers to place small puff-balls to make their sight words. Those pincher muscles are extremely important for their fine motor development to help with handwritin

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