b and d made simple

Handwriting poster

Broken link, but I love this picture of teaching b, d, p, and g orientation... Bed and pig. Who would have thunk it?

b & d reversal

Nyla's Crafty Teaching: Homophones - Word Wall for Visual Learners

This could be done with sight words, numbers, letters of the alphabet, etc!

Sensory play - writing in salt

Letter Reversals - many great ideas (not just for b and d)

Laminate to use each day with a dry erase marker instead of making all those copies!!

Middle Sound Cups -- How to Teach Kids to Find the Middle Sound of a Word

Number recognition (great busy bag idea)

Lots of ideas for activities to teach reading and letters.

Today in First Grade...: Morning Work Freebie

Great book to help children learn to read and sound out words. { I want to read this asap }

Free Homeschool Curriculum *******GREAT RESOURCES********

After learning about land forms students can better visualize them by coloring a chart to keep with them. (Physical Geography)

Free short vowel pics printed on flowers. Use for sorting activities during your small group instruction. Easily differentiated.

b and d reversals

4 favorite activities for teaching phoneme segmentation. Video on the importance of teaching this skill and demonstration of activities. Free printables too!

Teaching the /r/ sound

Tips, strategies, and activities for creating a caring classroom, right from the first day of school! This is a link up, so you'll be seeing more ideas and strategies added in the coming days!