Combine multiple objectives into a single lesson. Teach children number sense and fine motor skills at the same time. The kids will love using the hole punch and will be improving their number sense at the same time.
Like the idea of the big drip pan from auto place.Word wall center children read the word to a partner, then build the word with the magnet letters. This is made with a large oil drip pan from an auto parts store:)
Where's the Bear? I wanted to post a pick of another favorite sight word game of my cuties. It's called Where's the Bear. I labeled Dixie cups with sight words. Then I turn them over onto a tray and hide a bear underneath one cup.
from Little Minds at Work: Alphabet Fun! Love these alphabet bracelets.I am thinking other sounds could be used later in the year as well (long vowels, diagraphs, etc). Could also use as a read the room (or your friends) activity