Cookies and Bookies
Start a new family reading ritual. Hold a monthly Bookies and Cookies day with the kids. It's cookie baking paired with themed book reading. There is an idea for every month.
Preschool Christmas Songs
Literacy rich Christmas preschool songs to use for circle time. Includes printable songs and activities as well as links to song videos. #preschoolsongs #Christmascircletimeactivities #literacy #circletime #GrowingBookbyBook
Teaching How to Build a Sentence in Kindergarten | Sweet for Kindergarten
Learning how to build a sentence in kindergarten or first grade? Check out these great tips and idea for teaching your little ones to write great sentences at an early age!
Alphabet Activities: Reindeer Roll
Alphabet activities with a holiday twist in this Reindeer Roll activity. Kids get a little gross motor play while learning their letters.
Strategies for Teaching Vowel teams and Diphthongs in the Classroom | Printables Worksheets
Strategies for teaching vowel teams and diphthongs in our classroom by Teaching with Haley. In this post, I go through in detail different ways our students can practice words in authentic and engaging ways. I have included a free download of a word list you can use in your vowel teams unit. Great vowel worksheets for kindergarten, first grade, and second grade. Includes the vowel teams and diphtongs ai, ay, ee, ea, ey, ie, ou, ow, oo, oy, ue and ui. Learn more
Homographs Grammar Activities and Games
Need some homographs activities for 2nd or 1st grade students? Click the pin to check out these grammar activities, games, worksheets, and other printables for practicing homographs!
Her Right Foot Interactive Read Aloud | Author's Point and Reasons
Looking for engaging activities for kids to practice author's point and reasons? You can make teaching these literacy skills engaging and fun using "Her Right Foot" and these hands on activities, anchor charts, graphic organizers, and digital lessons. Click the pin to see ALL the fun included!
Easy-Peasy Poem of the Week Routine
Do you have a poem of the week routine in your classroom? Check out this blog post that tells you a simple weekly routine to follow so you can fit this meaningful literacy activity into your day! Perfect for pre-k, kindergarten, and 1st grade teachers! Full of activities, ideas, and resources for you! You can even grab a free display poem and chart!
Prefix Activities for 3rd Grade: Wordy Study for Prefixes
What do you do when pictures and context clues aren’t enough to help a child understand the meaning of a word? I had to tackle this very problem in my 3rd grade classroom this year. The majority of my students were proficient readers. They could sound out
Reindeer ABC Bingo
A fun alphabet game to play with one child or a whole class! Reindeer alphabet bingo is a great literacy activity to use at Christmas parties to work on letter recognition and letter sounds.
13 Gingerbread Activities - Playdough To Plato
These Gingerbread activities are perfect for your literacy and math centers for Pre-K, Kindergarten, and First Grade! They'll help your kids get in the holiday spirit while learning important math and literacy skills. #prek #kindergarten #firstgrade
The Best Christmas Picks for Toddlers
Christmas Books for Toddlers: Board books that your toddlers will ask you to read over and over all Christmas season long. #Christmas #booksfortoddlers #toddlers #Christmasbooks #growingbookbybook #booklists #parenting