That leads into my topic for today: Fun ways to practice sight words in the summer!
Specifically, ways to trick your kids into practicing sight words outside so you can still enjoy the beautiful sunshine. ;) These are meant to be quick activities to keep those brains from getting cobwebs. They can be used for review for our beginning readers (so they don't lose everything that they started to gain in kindergarten,) or a mixture of new and review words to build skills over the summer.
1. Make a "sand box."
2. Bean Bag Toss
3. Word Hunts:
4. Chalk it up:
5. Soak a Sight Word:
6. Rock Tic-Tac-Toe
7. Sight Word Frisbee
8. Word Find
9. Sight Word Memory and Go Fish:
Come by my blog to read more and to pick up a printable version of these ideas: