Teaching the kids to read

Love, love, love Vowel Bat!!!

popsicle stick sight word centers! (10 centers)

Kindergarten Poem - Above my desk I like to have poems/quotes/sayings that reflect my views of teaching - this is a good one except I changed glue sniffing to glue fixing for obvious reasons. For All teachers!#Repin By:Pinterest++ for iPad#

Paper towel tube & paint stirrer stick word family activity. Cheap, easy teaching tool.

Printable frog puppets for the song "Five Little Speckled Frogs." I love the actual log and the blue tissue paper pond.

Fun and entertaining vowel team song! Great to teach sounds of vowel pairs ai, ea, oa, and ay.

graphing shapes

Hold Still! One of the cutest brain breaks ever!

Short Vowel flip books - Each vowel on the cover and cut out pictures are matched to the correct vowel sound. (I love flipbooks!)

vowel- long vowels

I use these in my classroom and my kids sing these songs all the time throughout the day! The tune of "Farmer in the Dell" They LOVE them! (FREE download!) [From Mrs. Lee's Kinder]

Do with long vowel sounds (a_e, ay, ai, etc) but do pictures of objects on the stick so they have to remember how to spell it.

Glue around the edges of a paper or fabric shape to leave a popsicle stick shaped pocket. Match colors, names, letters, shapes...could be a good launch for initial sound reading strategy

toss coins and make words using the blend you land in - could do for /s/ blends, /r/ blends, or /l/ blends just to name a few - Re-pinned by #PediaStaff. Visit http://ht.ly/63sNt for all our pediatric therapy pins

Vowels Vowels Vowels Worksheet pack - look at picture and identify vowel sound in words (CVC, CVCe, CCVCe, CVCC, beginning blends, ending blends, etc.)

Coin Popsicle Stick Puppet game. Teacher reads clues and students hold up the coin stick that s(he) is describing. The teacher has real coin sticks. Penny & nickel are back-to-back; dime & quarter are back to back. Students make 2 sticks. Free templates.

Teaching oo sound

Vowel Sorting

Classroom Freebies Too: Sloopy-Wet-Glue-YUCK!