Toss and Answer Muffin Tins: Just put some words in a muffin tin and have the child toss a ball into the tray, come up with their own definition/sentence/syn/anty/etc.
Vocab word on hat, the students walk around and have to try to figure out the word by the description given by other students.
oodles of literacy centers
Literacy Strategies for Before, During, After reading...Awesome ideas!
Book club - Literacy Circles
I love this poster for teaching phonics!
stretching words out
This literacy activity includes 19 different graphic organizers and reading response cards. I work as a co-teacher in a leveled first reading gro...
Match upper and lower case letters - One colored spoon and one clear along with a sharpie or two. If you lose a piece - they are easy to replace!! Great quiet activity to play at a restaurant too.