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Fun Kindergarten Reading Activity - Sort and read the CVC Words.

Kinder Reading Activity

We discovered a fun new kinder reading activity this week. The activity is very hands on, and includes building and reading words. It’s easy to put together, and simple to store for another use on another day. Kinder reading, as you may have experienced, can get very monotonous and boring for young children, because their […] Read more…

Kindergarten Reading Practice with Race Cars. So fun!

Kindergarten Reading Practice

If you’re looking for a fun way to get some kindergarten reading practice, this is it! There are buttons to push, cars to race, all while sounding out and reading CVC words. It’s interactive. It’s repetitive, and it’s effective. I created this reading practice activity for my little guy who is heading to kindergarten in […] Read more…

Build a Sentence Reading activity for kids

Build a Sentence Reading Activity

We discovered a new, favorite reading activity this week, and it is these Build a Sentence cup puzzles. My little kindergartner giggled repeatedly during the activity and kept asking for more. This Build a Sentence Activity has two great learning applications: first, sentence structure and second, reading. Both are important for children to master, and […] Read more…

Reading Charts and Activities - Summer

Summer Reading Activities

As soon as school is out, I am on the lookout for great summer reading activities. It is so important for kids to keep reading over the summer, and fun activities can be just the encouragement they need. Why is Summer Reading so important? Statistics show that reading just 30 minutes a day can greatly […] Read more…

The Best FREE Summer Reading Programs for Kids

FREE Summer Reading Programs

FREE Summer Reading Programs are a fantastic way to keep kids reading over their school break. Reading is an important tool to help prevent summer slide. Those months of vacation are the perfect time to dig into a new series, fall in love with a new character, and enjoy learning something new. There are a […] Read more…

Paint Chip Reading Puzzles

This past week we had a blast reading with our paint chip reading puzzles. Okay, so to be fair, we made them with strips of stripped paper, but paint chips would work beautifully as well. As long as you have even, defined color lines that separate the sections, you can make these puzzles work. We […] Read more…

Mini Cup Memory Reading Game

*This post may contain affiliate links for your convenience. See disclosures for more details. If you are anything like us, your kids love learning with things from around the house. This Mini Cup Memory Reading Game was just such an activity. Cups are so cool!! I don’t know why, but they are. Maybe that’s why […] Read more…

Word Families Reading Activity With Spoons

We tried out a fun new word families reading activity this week, and I can’t wait to share it with you. My pre-schooler absolutely loved this one because it involved spoons and a bit of fine motor fun in addition to the reading. We’ve had quite a bit of practice reading CVC words, but this […] Read more…

Flower Garden Reading Activity for Spring

Daffodils and tulips are popping up all over my lawn, and they inspired today’s Flower Garden Reading Activity for Spring. I love all of the bright colors of spring flowers. They make me smile after a long, snowy winter, and evidently they make my kids smile as well because I have to remind them not […] Read more…

Hatching Chicks Spring Reading Activity

The air is starting to warm up, and little green things are sprouting up all over my yard. Spring is here, and it’s my favorite time of the year. I love all of the bright colors, the baby animals, and most of all, playing outside. We still like to do a bit of learning everyday, […] Read more…

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