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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)

Hands On As We Growfrom Hands On As We Grow

Find the Letter & Swat It! Active Way for Learning Letters!

Jeu pour les lettres

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School Age

Here's a new way for kids to sort addition or subtraction facts!

Fluency practice - just write sight words with a punctuation mark after each one down a sentence strip

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Secret Sight Words

Secret Sight words!! Your kids will LOVE. They look at the picture, figure out the beginning sound, and put the letter until they figure out the sight word!

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

Great sight word idea! Post outside the door, and change the word daily/weekly: students have to whisper the word to the teacher as they come in each morning.

The Cornerstonefrom The Cornerstone

8 ways teachers can talk less and get kids talking more

the person doing the talking is the person doing the learning

write speech in white crayon then color over it with a marker to reveal the 'secret' word.