This is a great phonics activity for children because it is hands on, but they actually use their feet to "stomp and read". This is a phonics activity because they have to stomp on each letter and then say the sound that each letter makes.
To go along with our apple unit study I put together a word family apple tree activity to help him as he is learning to read. Kindergarten Apple Unit Study J-Bug has been learning to read, and I've noticed that he does really well with word families.
---> "Drive-Thru Blending". Get students excited about phonics! Children say letter-sounds as they 'driving a car' through them and blend them. It's incredible to see how quickly this decoding game catches on!
CVC Clip Cards (Small Group or Independent Instruction)
Let's Celebrate Reading
A full breakdown of a guided reading block! A how to about conducting a guided reading lesson. Lesson ideas, reading lessons, literacy centers, literacy stations, word work activities, writing station ideas, ELA activities, listening station, phonics ideas, spelling activities, word study, and taking notes during guided reading small groups are all included! Great for Kinder, first grade, and second grade. To learn more about "Let's Celebrate Reading", visit…
Alphabet Coloring Pages - great idea for baby shower! Print all the letters on cardstock or heavier paper. Have guests color the pages anyway they like and sign a message for baby on the back. Have the pages laminated and bound into a keepsake book!