In many pre-school environments, children are expected to learn a new concept by listening to a teacher. Maria Montessori found that children learn best by “doing” or interacting with materials in the classroom environment. Current early childhood specialists have also discovered this is true.
Word Recognition Pin 1: This activity is a "twist" on the game Twister. This is Sight Word Twister where the students play a game of Twister where each circle contains a sight word. One student spins the spinner and the others touch the sight word that the spinner landed on after the word is spoken.