Great idea to practice spelling and word wall words!

Word Work Idea! Make learning fun, using words with friends! Another pinner said: I made this as a center for my kids to play. Integrating spelling and math. Genius. This would be awesome as a bulletin board for all kids to play over the course of the day. @Katie Arena is brilliant and suggested handing out "tiles" as incentives

7 Fun Ways to Learn Numbers Through Play!

Beat The Teacher! A fun, easy game to practice spelling words.

r controlled vowels---like this for using during spelling (focus on syllable types)

Spelling battleship

A binder filled with homemade Duct Tape and Ziploc organization cases. You can store them in a single binder until you are ready to distribute materials for a day/week/unit, or you can have students insert the bags into their own binders. Thanks to Instructables and Classroom DIY for the idea! (Directions attached in the Why-Didn't-I-Think-of-That Project post)

Word Wall Words in a box! I want to do this next year!

Sight word checkers!

Password to enter the room: letter, shape, number, sight word, names Could also have a password journal where the kids write it each day

love all the printable games - must do

alphabet ordering--write words on the clips...practice ABC order. Center idea?

"Instant Data As we went over each question, I had students color in the square if they had that question wrong. Once we were done with the test, I took each strip and taped them to a manilla folder. INSTANT data!!! I did not have to plug numbers into a computer. I can clearly see that question 9 is one I really need to go over."

Word Search Generator-made one with all the classmates names for the first day of school. It will give the ones who arrive early something to do as they wait for their friends to arrive.


Double Double! A fun, engaging math game to build addition fluency! Get students up and moving! A great way to meet common core and have fun learning!

Free!!! Roll and Spell fun....use your teacher voice, etc. fun to help students with prosody, volume, etc...

Learn about how integrating physical activity into lessons in reading and math can improve learning for kindergarten students. #edchat #educhat #PE #education #kinderchat #kedu #kindergarten #reading #math #mathchat

Here is a letter matching activity we did in the classroom last week in my 3 year-old classes. It was great for letter recognition and matching. Can also use numbers...

cell phone partners-each child selects 10 names to put on a speed dial number. When you need a partner, teacher calls out a number and they check the speed dial to see who their partner is this time. seems soooo much more fun than traditional clock partners!

Print...make spelling words and add it up... 30 ways to practice spelling words.