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This Short a CVC Board Game FREEBIE from Games 4 Learning can be a game for 2 players or can be used for teacher directed activities.

This Short a CVC Board Game FREEBIE from Games 4 Learning can be a game for 2 players or can be used for teacher directed activities. It includes the game board and 4 activity cards that suggest different games and activities for the game board.

Great Idea for Word Families and the blog has more ideas for number sense too!

Kathy Griffin's Teaching Strategies: Common Core Math & Literacy Fun Upcycle K-cups into word manipulatives

Make phonics phones out of PVC pipes to help students hear themselves speak. | 19 Inexpensive DIYs Every Elementary School Teacher Should Know

19 Ridiculously Simple DIYs Every Elementary School Teacher Should Know

Classroom DIY: DIY Phonics Phones-pvc pipe, pvc elbow and duct tape to make them cute!

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How are you feeling today? Awesome color/bw posters to print/share/post in the classroom. Great to use to have kids talk about their feelings or the feelings of a literacy character! A-Z Feelings Poster from Kathy Ryan at

Great way for practicing targeted phonics skills.  Cards can be used over and over again! Perfect for centers.

Write It Phonics Cards! Laminate and use over and over again. Beginning Sounds, Short Vowels, Digraphs, R-Controlled Vowels and More! Great for your independent centers or for small group instruction.

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Different levels of phonemic awareness related to different concepts and a range of ages. Link provides good explanation of differences between phonics, phonemic awareness, and phonological awareness.

One of the cuter word family projects I've seen; plus he can practice cutting skills. :)

Blending cvc Words

This is a fun activity for students using cupcake liners. Through this activity students are able to recognize how they can make different words with the same ending sounds. This is also a word family activity that can help them build more words.

I love DIY boardgame templates. Just pop a search into google and the possibilities are endless!

This looked fun! DIY board game printables - have students make games based on short stories - can use plot chart to decide on achievements

FREE Consonant Blend Charts - Mastering Phonic Sounds!

FREE Phonetic Blend Charts - Mastering Phonic Sounds

This popped up as a suggested pin, and I just think it's funny that the kid looks SO thrilled to be doing phonic blends!

LEGO Word Family Sorting ~ Don't just sort words on paper! Sort them with DUPLO LEGO bricks. They are hands-on and very colorful! | This Reading Mama

LEGO Word Family Sorting

LEGO Word Family Sorting ~ Sort words written on DUPLO LEGO bricks to form word families. Then encourage youngsters to read and write the word family lists.

Learning With Mrs. Parker: Vowel Pairs

spelling for vowel teams PERFECT! I always knew that when 2 vowels go walking the first one does the talking but I love this poem for helping them remember the sounds of these vowel digraphs!

I love this "Shake of the Day" for CVC words and the special student of the day gets a 'smartie' for shaking a CVC word :)

Shake of the Day: CVC; shake all vowels; shake 2 words that rhyme; shake a picture and the letter of the beginning sound of that picture; Addition or Subtraction; 3 numbers in a row-example 3 dots / 3 / three

Painter stirrers and paper towel roll

Paper towel tube & paint stirrer stick word family activity - could probably do with toilet paper tubes and giant popsicle sticks instead.