We use a mix of phonics and sight words with our homeschooling kids. I have found that helping kids learn how to read with phonics gives them a foundatio Elementary Activities, Learning Together, Reading/Phonics
Fun way to help students with sight words by playing the Parking Lot Game. Draw parking spaces and fill in each space with sight words. Your child should park a Hot Wheels® car on the designated word that you call out.
Take a picture of each child holding a sight word. Then make a power point presentation with those pictures of each child holding the words, and use to practice sight words. Email the powerpoint to the parents so they can use it to practice at home
The First Grade Sweet Life: Reading Centers--pattern block sight words! Get some templates, write words on them, and the kids have to play in pairs--correctly saying each word (and using it in a sentence?) before they can cover it. Also for math shapes!
The Stay-at-Home-Mom Survival Guide: Preschool Activities This is a GREAT site. Stay at home mom or go to school teacher!many clever and easy ways to work with your preschooler and have fun at the same time.