If you are like me, you are always looking for new strategies to practice sight words. If you are looking for different ideas on how to practice sight words with your kids, you have come to the right place. I have collaborated with some of my colleagues to bring to you 5 Ways to Practice Sight Words!
1. Use shaving cream
Kids love the texture, and it is way more fun than writing the words using pencil and paper. I always buy the really cheap shaving cream as opposed to the gel kind because it is just more fluffy, and it feels better!
2. Get yourself some printables for your kiddos
Sometimes, a comprehensive review is great. However, students need repetition when it comes to sight words. If you don’t have a set, I made a sight word bundle with the First 100 sight words as printables you can use as you learn the sight words. Click on the picture, or follow the link to my store to learn more!
3. Play Sight Word Tic-Tac-Toe
Assign each partner a sight word instead of using X’s and O’s. I am a firm believer that children need repetition, and this game is perfect for that reason!
4. Play Sight Word Jenga!
Instead of writing the words on the Jenga blocks, get little garage sale stickers and use those to put on the ends of the blocks!
5. Have a sight word center during small groups
We have created a variety of sight word practice activities you can use in centers. This way, your students are practicing their sight words daily in multiple ways using multiple types of media.
6. Use fun manipulatives to practice sight words
Everything is more fun when you can use manipulatives. Whether it is bingo daubers, Legos, play-dough, or pattern blocks, students will have fun “building” their sight words.
7. Go digital with your sight words
We have created a few digital resources (on google slides) that can help your students strengthen their sight word fluency.
If you would like more ideas on different ways to teach sight words, be sure to head over to Clever Classroom and Simply Kinder, as we have all come together to get a collection of Ways to Practice Sight Words for you all!
Thanks so much for stopping by! If you enjoyed this post, we’d love it if you could share Education to the Core with a friend and BOTH of you can receive $5 off a purchase of $10 or more with the code: FRIEND5 in our Education to the Core shop.
At Education to the Core, we provide done-for-you curriculum that is simple, fun, and engaging! In order to be an effective educator, you have to take care of you first! We strive to make a healthy work-life balance a reality for you each and every day.
If you enjoyed this blog post, be sure to join my email list to get exclusive FREEBIES, exclusive content, updates, deals!
Education to the Core is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com. If you would like to learn more, please visit my disclosure policy page.