Literacy: Name station. Write each child's name and tape a picture to the card. Have letter tiles for the children to practice spelling their friends names as well as their own. Kids love spelling things they can identify with, like new friends' names!
Phonics This is a fun and interactive alphabet chart using environmental print! Diller displays an example of using environmental print in her text as well. It is a great way to intrigue your students and help relate them to the letters.
hair gel, food coloring, glitter - my kids LOVE these! Make sure you put tape or something over the zipper side of the bag! We had problems with leaking after they were played with for a while. :) Hair gel and food coloring
Printable 'Say It, Make It, Write It' mat perfect for Daily 5 word work, name practice or sight word practice. Plenty of other literacy centre ideas and printables perfect for use with year old children to help develop their early literacy skills