these are sight word pointers and are great for finding sight words in books. The children choose a pointer and look for that word as they read. I printed the words on colored cardstock stars and taped them to straws. They've lasted a couple of years!
Bag up foam letter with students name for meet the teacher take home bags. To make this more complex don't tell them it's the letters of their name. Tell them it's a mystery word and they MUST use all the letters to figure it out.