Back to School Word Search (Free Printable)
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Back to School Word Search (Free Printable)

Grab this back-to-school word search to get kids excited about the new school year while building vocabulary. Students will use visual discrimination skills to locate the 12 school-specific vocabulary words to get excited about the new school year! 🏫 Why We Love It We love word searches because they’re challenging, fun, and engaging (just check…

6 Free Halloween Word Mapping Worksheets
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6 Free Halloween Word Mapping Worksheets

Use these free and customizable Halloween-themed word mapping PDF worksheets to practice phoneme-grapheme mapping in a fun, spooky way! Using gravestones or ghosts, kids will map and spell words with 3, 4, or 5 phonemes. They’re both engaging AND effective for young readers and writers! Why We Love It We love a good holiday-themed activity,…

Classroom Scavenger Hunt – Free Printable!
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Classroom Scavenger Hunt – Free Printable!

This free printable Classroom Scavenger Hunt is a great activity for students to get to know their new classrooms on the first day of school. With lots of colorful, easily recognizable images, students will have a blast finding all the objects in their new classroom! Why We Love It Looking for a fun, engaging activity…

30 Best Tips for Teaching Letters and Sounds
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30 Best Tips for Teaching Letters and Sounds

Here you’ll find 30 best practices for teaching letters and sounds to kids in pre-k through 1st grade, including those with disabilities and EL students. Included are many research-based ideas, as well as practical ways and resources to implement best practices with your students. Why It’s Important Teaching letters and letter sounds is foundational! It’s…

Scissor Skills & Cutting Practice: 7 Free Printables
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Scissor Skills & Cutting Practice: 7 Free Printables

Get 7 free printable PDFs to make cutting practice fun! Preschool and kindergarten students will practice their scissor and cutting skills using these worksheets, developing and improving their fine motor skills. ❤ Why We Love It These 7 fun, no-prep activities will engage your students in lots of opportunities for scissor skills practice! Like our…

6 Syllable Types: Everything to Know & Examples
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6 Syllable Types: Everything to Know & Examples

Learn all about the 6 syllable types in the English language: Closed, Open, Magic E, Vowel Team/Diphthong, R-controlled, and Consonant+le. Knowing these types of syllables will help readers decode and spell words with accuracy! Get lots of examples of each syllable type, plus get a FREE printable pdf chart with graphics for reinforcement. Are There…

Spelling Practice Tic Tac Toe
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Spelling Practice Tic Tac Toe

This free no-prep printable spelling practice tic tac toe board is an entertaining and engaging game for students in grades 1-4 to practice their vocabulary words! Get your vocabulary lists and get started! Why We Love It There’s nothing we like more than making learning fun! And traditionally, vocabulary and spelling practice can be a…