Middle Vowel Cards and Puzzles

Middle Vowel Cards and Puzzles

Vowel sounds (A, E, I, O and U) are often the most difficult for children to master. These hands-on puzzles and word cards give kids plenty of practice sounding out short CVC words and identifying the missing middle vowel sound. They're great to use as...

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Middle Vowel Cards and Puzzles

Middle Vowel Activity Sheets

If your kids are learning about middle sounds in words, then you'll love these simple, kid-friendly middle vowel activity sheets! They are great for review or a print-and-go activity on a rainy day. Snag your set and then hop over and request your invite to our VIP...

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Beginning Sound Clip Cards

Beginning Sound Clip Cards

These beginning sound clip cards are a hands-on way to make learning fun and engaging for young learners! Students simply look at the picture on the sunflower and clip the letter that starts the word. They are a great addition to your small reading groups or literacy...

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Beginning Sound Rainbows

Beginning Sound Rainbows

Kids love rainbows (and I do too!) so I couldn't wait to create a set of colorful rainbow puzzles that would give new readers plenty of practice matching alphabet letters with their beginning sounds. These beginning sound rainbows are perfect to use as a literacy...

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45 Motivating Magic E Centers

45 Motivating Magic E Centers

Activities for ages 6 to 8. Ready to tackle those tricky CVCe words?! These magic E centers are so much fun that kids will actually ASK to repeat them. And to make it easy for you to differentiate, the bundle includes centers focusing on just one long vowel at a time...

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Phonics Games That Make Learning to Read Fun

Phonics Games That Make Learning to Read Fun

Teaching kids to read is one of the most important tasks a kindergarten and first grade teacher has. Some students learn quickly, while others need a bit more help.  Enter: phonics games! For those reluctant kids, nothing makes phonics more fun than games. These...

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CVC Pumpkin Patch

CVC Pumpkin Patch

Activity for ages 5 to 7. Ready to add a little seasonal fun way to your literacy centers? This adorable CVC pumpkin patch activity is the perfect way for students to learn and practice short vowel sounds. Scroll below to grab your freebie and then...

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Fall Short Vowel Sort

Fall Short Vowel Sort

Activity for ages 5 to 7. Are your little readers working on reading short vowel words this fall? This sort is the perfect way to practice reading simple words while identifying the medial short vowel sound with a fun seasonal twist. Scroll below to grab your freebie,...

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Apple Vowel Sort

Apple Vowel Sort

Activity for ages 5 to 7. It's hard to think of fall and not have Johnny Appleseed come to mind. This playful, apple-themed short and long vowel sort is a must-try! Scroll below to snag your freebie and then hop over and grab some Apple Ten Frames for more apple fun!...

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Apple Vowel Clip Cards

Apple Vowel Clip Cards

Activity for ages 5 to 8. Back to school season is right around the corner, and with it comes all things apples. Add some seasonal fun to your reading centers this fall with these hands-on medial vowel clip cards. Scroll below to grab your freebie and then jump over...

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300+ Word Work Activities… And Growing!

300+ Word Work Activities… And Growing!

For ages 3 to 7. Do you spend countless hours hunting down "good fit" word work activities for each of your reading groups? Word work is an amazing way to take students' reading to the next level because it gives kids a chance to play with words -...

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Diphthong Puzzles

Diphthong Puzzles

Activity for ages 6 to 8. Diphthongs can be a difficult concept to grasp for many students but fun, hands-on activities like these diphthong puzzles can help. The game is a perfect addition to your literacy centers and can easily be used throughout the...

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Free Diphthong Clip Cards

Free Diphthong Clip Cards

Activity for ages 7 to 9. If you're teaching kids about diphthong (two letters that make one sound like OI in the word "coin"), these free clip cards are a must-try literacy center or word work station. They're easy to prep and fun to play! Getting Ready To prep, I...

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CVC Sound Boxes

CVC Sound Boxes

Activity for ages 5 to 6. CVC sound boxes are an awesome way to help kids learn how to sound out and spell simple three letter words such as cat, log and dog. These print and play sound box mats are a ready to go literacy center or word work station. Since kids...

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Digraph Activities!

Digraph Activities!

Activities for ages 6 to 8. Just when kids have finally mastered letter sounds, along come tricky digraphs like CH-, TH- and SH- to trip them up again. These ten digraph activities make it fun to master the most common digraphs in words: CH, CK, KN, NG, PH,...

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Must-Play Beginning Sound Games

Must-Play Beginning Sound Games

Activities for ages 4 to 6. As children learn how to read, the part of words they are able to isolate and spell first are beginning sounds. It is as though their brain works so hard to pull apart that first sound that the rest of the letters just melt away....

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Cookie Jar Beginning Digraph Sort

Cookie Jar Beginning Digraph Sort

Mastering letter sounds can be a tricky thing, and learning digraphs can be even more challenging. After all, now kids need to remember not only what letters say on their own, but what certain combinations say when put together! Since we are all about...

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Free CVC Clip Cards

Free CVC Clip Cards

These CVC clip cards are a motivating way to help students identify middle vowel sounds and are a perfect addition to our Word Family Activity Pack! Clip cards are a quick and easy way for kids to practice reading skills. That's one of the reasons we love them so...

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Magic E Activities

Magic E Activities

Activity for ages 5 to 7. If your kids are learning about the magic e, you'll love this game and bonus worksheet! As kids race to find their magic treasure, they practice reading ordinary CVC words plus their magical pairs - words that have a silent e at the end...

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Hard and Soft C Little Reader Books

Hard and Soft C Little Reader Books

Activity for ages 4 to 6. Does your little one get confused when trying to read the letter C in a word? Children are so used to spelling words like c-a-t that when they come to one like c-i-t-y they pronounce it as 'kitty.' These hard and soft C little books help...

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