What is a CVC Word?

If you are a kindergarten teacher or a parent of a kindergartner, you know you need to teach your kids how to read and write CVC words. If you are asking yourself, "what is a CVC word?" or "how do I teach CVC words?" then this post is for you! I am going to share what...

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FREE Sight Words Reading Practice!

One of the most important skills beginning readers learn is reading sight words by sight. These are not only words that are difficult to phonetically sound out, but also words that they will see SO often. Soon, they will be able to recognize the word and read it...

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Read & Reveal {simple sentences}

My students have been doing such a great job reading use our Read & Reveal cards! So I knew I needed to create something to help them transition into reading simple sentences. I introduced these to my reading groups and they ate them right up! They felt so proud...

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Race Track Reading with DYMO

If there’s one important thing you need to remember when teaching young learners to read, it’s to make the learning FUN! Young children learn through play, so why not capitalize on this? You can turn any learning activity into a game and your kiddos will eat.it.up....

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Sight Word Fluency Booklets

I am always looking for new, fun ways for my kindergarteners to practice sight word fluency! Sight words are an essential building block in teaching beginning readers how to read, and continue to be important as the students move up in grades. So the more practice,...

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Read and Reveal Organization Labels

Over the summer, I found these perfect storage tubs on clearance at Target. {of course ;)} I knew they would be the PERFECT solution for organizing my Read and Reveal cards, since at the time they were randomly strewn all over my classroom with no rhyme or reason!...

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Fluency Families {reading short vowel words}

One of the most important skills for beginning readers to attain is fluency in reading. Fluency means the ability to read text quickly and accurately. When students gain an understanding of word families, and start to see “chunks” in words, they become better readers....

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Guided Reading Books & Activities {Rhyme to Read}

The creators of Rhyme to Read and I are excited to announce that this highly effective reading program is now available in digital download format! Rhyme to Read is a great program designed to support beginning readers. This program emphasizes word family chunks which...

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Reading CVC Words with Read and Reveal Cards

When it comes to reading CVC words, it's always best to make it FUN! My students love using our Read and Reveal cards because they get to reveal the hidden picture after reading the CVC word. These cards are great for struggling readers both in kindergarten and first...

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If you are looking for hands-on, engaging kindergarten activities, you came to the right place!





  • Make teaching sight words fun in your kindergarten classroom or at home! These printables are great for struggling readers who need more practice reading their sight words in context. Perfect for centers, guided reading activities, morning work, or homework. Follow the link to see how I use it in my classroom.#sightwords #printables #readingfluency #misskindergarten
  • Set up a kindergarten calendar wall in your classroom to help your students master important math concepts with a fun routine! My interactive calendar notebook includes printables loaded with tons of ideas and activities to help you save time! Learn fun songs and have a great time during your calendar block!#kindergarten #calendar #math
  • Make teaching CVC words fun with clips and blending cards. Students slide and reveal the short a words. These activities are great for struggling readers both in kindergarten and first grade and help them use their phonics strategies while reading.  #blendingsounds #CVCwords #readandreveal
  • Kindergarten Counting Activity with Dominoes. So fun!
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