Reading Games for kids

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Free Printable Sight Word Game at Brain Power Boy

Free Printable Sight Word Game

This free printable sight word game is perfect for kids! This is a hands on way to make learning fun while we focus on dolch sight words.

Hop on Popcorn Free Printable Sight Word Game

Hop on Popcorn Free Printable Sight Word Game

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printable sight word books

Kindergarten Kindergarten

Lesson plans, activities and ideas for kindergarten classrooms, including math problem-solving, reading workshop, writer's workshop, inquiry-based science journals, literacy centers and more!

Teaching Reading - Reading Ideas - Rock Your Fluency - Classroom Organization

Christmas in July! - Cara Carroll

Hey y’all! Have you enjoyed watching the tumbleweeds that have been rolling across this blog for the last couple of weeks?! I’ve been out of town now for 19 days. NINETEEN. That’s just about 12 days away from a month. Y’all. That’s a LOOOOOONG time…in case you weren’t already aware 🙂 …

Free Printable: Kids Reading Scavenger Hunt - my kids loved checking off all 25 items!

Free Printable: Reading Scavenger Hunt - Modern Parents Messy Kids

Scavenger hunts and reading make the perfect pair. Discovering new stories, interesting characters, or a great series builds your child’s love for literature as well as her motivation to become an independent reader. As parents we want to grow our children’s interest in reading but sometimes feel like we’ve run out of ideas on how to do just that. …

Free sight word games! Great for second graders who are still struggling.

Sight Word Board Games - Sight Words, Reading, Writing, Spelling & Worksheets

Making a sight word board game can be entertaining, educational and affordable. If funds are low, this is a great exercise to assist in developing your child’s sight word vocabulary! Creating the game board is easy – all you need is a poster board, pen and list of sight words. Make Sight Word Board Games…

Sight Word Stations for 1st grade... these stations are EASY to prep and will allow you students to really LEARN their sight words.

Sight Word Stations~ Primer {With a Giveaway}

Do you check out my guest post on the incredible Kreative in Kinder blog today? I absolutely adore Crystal, as I am sure you do as well. I mean, how could you NOT adore her??? Crystal and I are tea…


10 Reading Games for Kids to Make Learning Fun

Reading games can make beginning words for kids fun. Learning sight words and phonics becomes a reading game when play is incorporated into learning to read.

Fun in First Grade: Building Reading Fluency


As the beginning of the school year approaches {yikes!}, I have had some questions about my fluency passages and how I use them in my classroom. In September, I introduce my daily fluency passages to my class. We do these in a whole group setting, but they are also perfect for small group work with some of your more independent readers. This sample is the very first fluency passages in the packet. I begin by introducing the "Power Words." We discuss them and use them in sentences. Next, I…

Free printable sight word Scrabble game for Kindergartners

sight word daddy

Sometimes you can look at something someone has made or written or said and think, “That pretty much sums up who that person is.” Such was the case when my husband Bill appeared one day with his Si…

LEGO syllable counting activity - This Reading Mama

Counting Syllables with LEGO Bricks

*This post contains affiliate links. MBug (age 4) is really beginning to pick up on her understanding of how words are built (rhyming, syllables, and letter sounds). She really enjoys counting syllables, so I knew that counting syllables with our LEGO DUPLO blocks would be fun for her. NJoy (age 5.5) has been able to ... Read More about Counting Syllables with LEGO Bricks

Teach prepositions with this simple game. Basic vocabulary, like knowing prepositions, is necessary for beginning readers.

Prepositions: Vocabulary for Beginning Readers

Basic vocabulary, like knowing prepositions, is necessary for beginning readers. Teach prepositions with this simple game.

Recommended reading lists for each grade in a fun BINGO printable. Make a game out of summer reading!

Summer Reading Bingo Printable (1st through 6th grades) - Meet Penny

Grab this printable summer reading bingo game for recommended summer reading. Available for 1st - 6th grades. Includes a blank to make your own!

Give students box of water balloons with  word endings. Have students pick a balloon and bring it up to a letter to see if it makes a word. If it does, students read the word and try and throw the balloon on the letter to pop it. For cooler months, could do a similar thing with bean bags and hoops.

Water Balloon Phonics – Get Ready for K Through Play

Time for week 7 of Get Ready for K Through Play, the 8 week series I am working on with my favorite bloggers. We will be providing you with all the tools you need to prepare your child for Kindergarten in fun, hands-on ways. Each week we have been focusing on a different Kindergarten readiness skill. This week's topic is Alphabet and Phonics and I will be sharing a fun water balloon game to help kids practice their phonics skills. This post contains affiliate links. You will need: Water…