Place the letters around the floor for the children to dance around. Play music. When the music stops, shout out a letter and the children have to find and sit on that letter. Best to use easy letters first, then as the children learn, you can introduce more difficult letters like b and d. Can also use this game for numbers instead of letters, or maybe sight words once they’ve got their letters sussed.
Head Hunters Sight Word Game. Each student gets a card with a sight word to stick on their head, the students roamed around the room reading sight words. They drew a line from their peer's name to the sight word they read off their peer's forehead. (Hurray for FDK)
Eberhart's Explorers what a great way to teach kids to read ... and anyone can do this with their kids - even to third grade, this could help ... best way to get kids interested is for parents to play too