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Letter wands to find items that start with that letter around the room  BALANCEDLITERACYDIET :: index :: Balanced Literacy Diet

Great resource for preschool, Pre-K and kindergarten literacy ideas. Letter wands to find items that start with that letter around the room BALANCEDLITERACYDIET :: index :: Balanced Literacy Diet

Halloween Activities for Kindergarten {with FREEBIES!}

Halloween Activities for Kindergarten {with FREEBIES!}

Halloween activities for Kindergarten included at this post! Halloween book recommendations for young learners, letter sound practice, uppercase & lowercase letter practice, counting numbers, letter formation.

Letter pops: each student gets one and they each say a word that starts with the letter on their pop!

Letter pops: each student gets one and they each say a word that starts with the letter on their pop! Have students spell words

Pool Noodle CVC Words Activity - Cut a slit in the back and then clip the letters onto the edge of the tub. So fun! - Could work in a kiddie pool too.

Pool Noodle CVC Words Activity

Pool Noodle CVC Words Activity - Cut a slit in the back and then clip the letters onto the edge of the tub. So fun! - Could work in a kiddie pool too. Upper: building contractions or affix words.

Use salt instead of sand and do letter writing

literacy center sight word activities- put the sand in a pencil box for easy upkeep and clean up! NOTE: this only works with a thin layer of sand. If you put too much the writing doesn't show up. It went over okay with my kids, not their favorite

find magnetic letters in sand table then post them to match on whiteboard.

Match the uppercase magnetic letter in their hand to its lowercase letter on the easel. Laminate lowercase letters and I put magnets on to save time writing

Cotton swab letter painting-learn to "write" letters and numbers by painting.

Learning to Write the Alphabet with Cotton Swab Painting

Teaching children to write letters and numbers does not always require a pencil or other writing tool. We use paint and paint brushes for a fun alternative to learning to write! Even my second child who is a bit more resistant to try out learning activiti

Great Idea for a quick line up. You could change the assigned numbers each week to count by 2s, 5s, etc!

Cute idea for lining up.I have to do this with each kid having a number. 29 kindies lining up means ciaos.

Free "find the letter" alphabet worksheets!  Get them for uppercase, lowercase, and both!

Free "find the letter" alphabet worksheets

To add a level of difficulty. I would add number cube to see how many letters to cover up at a time. Use tally marks, dots, numerals ect Free "find the letter" alphabet worksheets! Get them for uppercase, lowercase, and both!

Sorting initial sounds from Rachel (",)

Sorting Initial Sounds--sort objects into corresponding initial sound hoop Small Group Instruction