10 No Prep Activities to Include in Your Send Home Packets


So you found out you need to make 1-2 week’s worth of send home plans, and you need to put something together ASAP! Education to the Core is your hub for No Prep, Interactive resources! Check out our list below for 10 no prep activities to include in your send home packets.

10 No Prep Activities to Include in Your Send Home Packets

1. Phonics Booklets

Just back-to-back your upcoming phonics skills, and BAM! You’ve got an interactive phonics lesson with a passage! Learn more about our No Prep Phonics Booklets here!

2. Practically 1st Grade Passages

Everything your students need on one sheet…including the comprehension piece! Get our Practically 1st Grade Passages.

3. Practically 1st, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Grade Reading Comprehension Passages

If you’d like the entire bundle of our 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Grade Differentiated Reading Passages, be sure to grab this resource!

4. No Prep Phonics Poems

Improve phonics with phonics-based poetry! Your students will surely appreciate building their phonics and fluency with this fun and engaging resource.

5. Kindergarten, 1st Grade, and 2nd Grade Morning Work for the Year

The great thing about our Morning Work is that the days are numbered, so you can pull the pages you need to add to your send home packet!

Morning Work for the Year

6. Editable Spelling Activities for ANY Word List

Just type your upcoming spelling list in ONCE, and you’ve got 30 activities to send home for every list!

7.  Send home our 1st and 2nd Grade Literacy Centers for the YEAR! 

Many of our centers are NO PREP! This means you can just print…and GO! One more way to make learning interactive at home.

8. The Daily Edit

Send home some paragraph editing sheets to ensure your students continue to build on their editing skills.

9. Phonics-Based Reading Comprehension Passages

Measure progress with our Phonics-Based Reading Comprehension Passages! Parents and students can count (WRR) words read right/errors!

10. Fry Sight Word Printables 

Focus on words that still need to be mastered by practicing it in a variety of ways!

Hopefully now you have some ideas for what to send in your “Send Home Packets!” Let us know if you have any questions!

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