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Friday, August 25, 2017

Alphabet and Letter Fun

Learning the alphabet and letter sounds are the cornerstone of learning to read. There are many books, rhymes and games we play to practice.
We also practice saying the alphabet with motions. Adding motions makes it easier for some students to remember!




 Popcorn Letter Fun
Popcorn makes letter id fun. Learners pull a card, say the letter and a sound. If they pull a card thats says pop, they must put all the cards back.




Bubblegum 
 Two games in one, gets rave reviews. Students pull a bubblegum and say the letter name and sound then match it to their bubblegum machine. There are also picture cards so the students pull the card, say the word, and match the beginning sound. Read more: Fun Bubble Gum!




Clip Cards 
These cards work fine motor skills along with letter sounds. Students pull a  card and say the letter name and sound. Each picture that starts with that sound is marked by a clothes pin, (I found these cute ones at Wal-mart in the craft section.)



Wheels of Fun!
Spin the wheel, say the letter name and sound then find the matching letter,








Thursday, August 3, 2017

Math Musts CFTC Guest Blog

Check out the Math Musts needed for beginning learners that I published as a guest on Conversations From The Classroom. Check it out! Math Musts