phonics blog posts

All About the ABCs!

There's something so thrilling to me about teaching the alphabet. Maybe because it opens the door to learning, but I just love it! I am always looking for fun and engaging ways to get my students practicing identifying and forming their ABCs, so I was really excited...

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Alphabet Sounds and Patterning Fun

The first few weeks of school have been spectacular! I always forget how difficult different the beginning of kindergarten is from the rest of the year, but we are finally getting in the groove and I have the greatest bunch of learners! I wanted to share a couple...

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Stamp it Up!

My students love using alphabet stamps during literacy centers. They're great for letter recognition, fine motor practice and they break up the monotonous "paper and pencil" work. I made a whole bunch of stamping printables for my students to use during our literacy...

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Literacy Center Ideas!

I've been getting tons of questions about literacy centers lately, so I thought it would be a good idea to share with you all what we do! First of all, our students are half day, so we only get to teach them for about 3 hours a day! Fitting it all in is tough, but we...

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Alphabet Practice

I've been starting to plan and prep for next fall because we all know that summer goes by way to fast! This weekend I had so much fun working on some alphabet practice pages! Here's how they turned out! On each page the students will hunt for lowercase and uppercase...

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  • Small groups can practice their reading fluency with these long vowel passages. They make for great center activities or for struggling readers to practice their phonics. #kindergarten #ideas #learning #vowels
  • Help students practice their short a fluency with these CVC activities. Place them in literacy centers and watch the learning happen! The cutting and gluing is also great fine motor practice!#shorta #strugglingreaders #smallgroups
  • Do you use songs during your circle time routine? Print these great songs to incorporate in your preschool or kindergarten classroom! After all, students love learning through song! #songs #printables
  • Small groups can practice their reading fluency with these short a passages. They make for great center activities or for struggling readers. #kindergarten #ideas #learning #vowels
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