Transform your child's homework time, homeschool day, and classroom centers with these fun and creative spelling activities that kids go crazy over, such as:
- finger-painting with chocolate syrup;
- playing fun games, such as The Amazing Word Race;
- using an invisible writing tool;
- incorporating sports with spelling, such as dribbling a basketball while spelling words;
- making artistic creations with paints and stencils;
- building word pyramids; and MUCH MORE!
Why make spelling fun?
Research consistently shows that children learn more when they are actively engaged in the learning process and having fun.
Who are these activities designed for?
These activities are created for preschoolers on up to fifth graders. Most of these activities can be adapted for learning the alphabet, numbers, and shapes for young children that do not have spelling words to practice. For children learning to read, you can modify these activities for practicing sight words.
Can I use them with my current curriculum?
Definitely! These activities can be used with any classroom or homeschool curriculum and for practicing words for homework. These ideas will easily complement any teaching method.
What types of activities are in this book?
There are independent activities, activities you can do with a partner, activities for center time, and group activities. There are activities that address all types of learning styles, including those that incorporate movement. In addition, these activities are cross-curricular and include reading, writing, math, music, and art. But let's not forget that these activities are just plain fun!
You have four options on how to use this unique product.
Create a book by stapling it or adding it to a three ring binder. Keep it near your lesson plans or your child's study area to use as a reference.
Print on cardstock and cut out the cards. Add them to a recipe box or a similar storage container.
Your child can independently choose the activities he is interested in, OR you can use the box yourself to file the activities you have completed with your students. Just add the cards you have completed to the back section.
Print this document on cardstock and cut out the cards. Punch a hole in the upper left corner of the cards, and add a key ring to create a flip-book. This will keep the activities organized while flipping through the cards to choose activities to complete.
Print this document on cardstock and then have it bound at a local copy shop. You may also want to laminate the front and back cover before it is bound. This should last for many years.
Enjoy making spelling FUN!