Leonie Creagh
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Paper house Cardboard city. Outline windows in masking tape.  Hopefully will include monster to attack it.

Teachers and parents/caregivers DIY play structure for kids: Paper house Cardboard city. Outline windows in masking tape. Hopefully will include monster to attack it.

Have you ever used a Vowel Tree in your school room?  A Vowel Tree helps children develop the pre-reading skill, word blends.  If a Vowel Tree is new to you, here are a few tips.    Start by placing one consonant from your moveable alphabet, such as ”r” in front of “a”.  Say “ra” to the child.     Move down the trunk until you’ve demonstrated all of the word blends: “re”, “ri”, “ro&...

A Vowel Tree helps children develop the pre-reading skill, word blends. Move down the trunk until you’ve demonstrated all of the word blends: ra, re, ri

When two vowels go walkin' the first one does the talkin'! It says it's name!   This station would simulate a Word Sort of various vowel combinations. Students can work alone or with a partner, and will sort words printed on slips of paper into the correct vowel-combination cup. Once they have done that, they can record those words on a Vowel Chart at that station.

When two vowels go walkin' the first one does the talkin'! It says it's name! made out of some tiki party cups from Dollar Tree - put phonics words in cups for kids to read at word work

Family tree--love the words and names flowing through the tree!

Custom Family tree by karuski

Use unifix cubes for spelling and teaching phonics

DIY Unifix Cube Spelling Center: Use math manipulatives to create meaningful literacy-building activities! Color code your unifix cubes by consonant, vowels, blends, vowel pairs, and digraphs. This is a great center activity!

Bottle marble run

Bottle marble run. Could be an idea for encouraging students to use phrase of the week. If they use it well they can go up to the marble run and put a ball in it. Just an idea

Create your own Doodle cube puzzle

Craft for Art Party: kids drawings turned into puzzle blocks. I could make this from 6 pieces of kid art, scanned and cropped into a square, cut into squares, then glued onto cubes.

could be a fun project idea...art class.  Create an opening of some kind... What creature would be  behind?  Fun, texture and color study.

could be a fun project idea. Create an opening of some kind. What creature would be behind? Fun, texture and color study. Great writing idea to describe whats behind the door and completing with an art project