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Rainbow Letters

January 29, 2009
Rainbow Letters

Your child can create a rainbow effect with his spelling words by tracing each word using 3 different colored crayons. A simple activity, but children always like the results. Rainbow Letters Lesson Materials: crayons or markers spelling words from group A journal paper (download for $1) Using the spelling words from group A as a guide,...
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Rub-A-Dub

January 29, 2009
Rub-A-Dub

While relaxed in the tub, your child can practice his spelling words! Talk about time management! At the end of a busy day (whose day isn’t busy?), have your son practice his spelling words while he is winding down in the tub. Rub-A-Dub Lesson Materials: bath tub markers spelling words from group A While taking a...
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Toothpick Construction

January 29, 2009
Toothpick Construction

If your child likes to build things, building his spelling words with toothpicks would be a simple – but fun activity! You can have a box of colored toothpicks just for him to use for spelling. Toothpick Construction Lesson Materials: toothpicks spelling words from group A Using the group A spelling cards as a guide, have...
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Sand Paper Letter Rubbings

January 29, 2009
Sand Paper Letter Rubbings

This is similar to practicing spelling words in sand but your childwill actually be running his finger gently over the letters made of sandpaper. It is a great tool for kinesthetic learners. Make the Sandpaper Letters With your son make your own sandpaper letters. Take a piece of sandpaper. Draw out a stencil for the letters and cut...
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I Spy Spelling Words

January 29, 2009
I Spy Spelling Words

Just like in the I Spy books your child will draw a detailed picture where he hides all of his spelling words for others to find. Children love to hide their spelling words in their detailed drawings.  These could become a family keepsake! I Spy Spelling Words Lesson Materials: paper markers or crayons spelling words...
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Vowels and Consonants

January 29, 2009
Vowels and Consonants

With this activity your child will reinforce which letters are vowels and which are consonants using his spelling words. It is great tool for visually learners and doesn’t take much time. Vowels and Consonants Lesson Materials: spelling words from group A lined paper crayons or markers Vowels and Consonants sheet PDF Your son will write each spelling...
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Rhyming Words

January 29, 2009
Rhyming Words

Cat, mat, sat, fat, bat, zat…children love to make words rhyme and the sillier the words are, the better. Your child can find words, or make some up, that rhyme with each of his spelling words. Rhyming Words Lesson Materials: spelling words from group A pencil and paper (download for $1) rhyming dictionary (optional) Have your...
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Songwriter

January 29, 2009
Songwriter

Any budding songwriter or American Idol fan would really get into this activity! Your child can write a song (it can be using a familiar tune just changing the words and the meaning) using all of her spelling words and then, if she would like, design a CD cover. Songwriter Lesson Materials: tape recorder with...
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Commercial

January 29, 2009
Commercial

Creating a commercial is an excellent way to let your young performer express himself. Your son can make a live action commercial for some product, real or imagined, using all of his spelling words. Commercial Lesson Materials: video camera (optional – but watching it afterwards is definitely fun AND he will be hearing his spelling...
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Comic Strip

January 29, 2009
Comic Strip

If your child enjoys drawing or making people laugh, making a comic strip using all of his spelling words would be a great outlet for his imagination. It’s like a story but with pictures to help lead the story along. Comic strips are a great way to combine his spelling words and their meaning in...
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