I don’t know about you, but I always seem to run out of fun activities to do during my small guided reading groups to keep my students engaged and learning! I’ve got 4 activities to share with you today that will keep your students engaged and LEARNING! These activities are great because they can be used in a small group and then introduced as part of an independent practice time. I also love that more than one student can participate at a time!
Each of these activities requires little to no prep work and can be used many times as your students skills grow and change. Click here to check out these Phenomenal Phonics ideas!
One of the skills we practice constantly in Kindergarten is the recognition of letters. During the beginning of the year, we practice naming and identifying letters and move towards putting a sound with each letter. We eventually end up using those letters to make words and sentences.
When I introduce alphabet activities to my students, I try to make them as fun and as engaging as possible. I also try to build in as many learning styles as I can so that my students will have a way to remember the letters in a way that makes the most sense to them.
Here are a few ways that I introduce letters to my students at the beginning of the year or anytime I see that a student needs to review the letters.
You can read more about these ideas here. 🙂
I’ll be back soon to tell you why I’ve been so absent from blogging soon. 🙂