Help your child learn their sight words!
· Create and useflashcards
· Practicewriting words in sand or salt on a paper plate
· Practice“building” sight words using Legos, bathroom cups, popsicle sticks, and orblocks
· Play memorywith words written on popsicle sticks, index cards, plastic spoons, etc.
· Practicemaking words with magnetic letters
· Write thesight words on index cards and place them all over your house (have your child name them when he/she enters aroom, before bedtime, etc.)
· Save yourmilk, juice or water bottle caps and write their sight words on the caps
· Use eggcartons and plastic eggs to match sight words
· Make sightword puzzles
· Write thesight words on ping pong balls and play “catch” (i.e. throw me “for”)
· Putchocolate pudding or paint in a Ziploc bag (seal it tight) and have your childpractice making words
· Find an old“Twister Game” and instead of playing the game the traditional way, write sightwords on the colored circles and instead of calling out colors, call out sightwords
· Write sightwords on a variety of objects and allow children to “discover” objects and readwords
· Create a“rock garden”. Collect rocks around your house and write sight words on them
· Use sidewalkchalk and practice writing the words all over the sidewalk
· Write sightwords in permanent marker on rubber ducks and practice sight words in thebathtub
· Use any oldgames you have laying around (Don’t break the ice, Jenga, CandyLand) and turnthem into a sight word game
· Practice readingsight words everywhere and anywhere!!! Practice in the car, look at magazinesor newspapers, read cereal boxes, find sight words at the store or in books.
· Practicewriting sight words!!!