Mitten Name Activity

Mitten Name Activity

My four year-old and I have been playing games with the letters of his name for quite awhile now. I taught him a silly song to help him learn how to spell it, we've built his name with blocks, turned it into a rainbow... the list goes on and on. So I knew he would...

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Rainbow Name Writing

Rainbow Name Writing

There's no word on the planet that my 3.5 year-old loves spelling more than his name. Recently, he became extremely motivated to learn how to write it, too.  Like most things, I knew that he would need plenty of practice before he would master his new skill so to make...

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Math My Name Activity

Math My Name Activity

I love using a skill that kids have already mastered to help teach them a completely new skill. These math activity sheets do exactly that! In Math My Name, your child can practice handwriting, number recognition, addition and subtraction, ten frames, tally marks and...

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Crystal Names – Kids’ Science Experiment

Crystal Names – Kids’ Science Experiment

This easy-peasy, low-cost kids' science experiment uses borax to grow crystal names. All kiddos will love seeing their name shimmer and sparkle in the sunlight! Crystal names are one of our favorite science experiments EVER. Follow the simple step-by-step below and...

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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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Zoo Name Puzzles

Zoo Name Puzzles

My favorite way to begin teaching kids how to read is to start them off with the word they love most: their name! These playful, editable name puzzles are perfect for a zoo unit, beginning of year activity or just because. And, just like our super popular Editable...

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Editable Name Games

Editable Name Games

Activities for ages 3 to 5. For most children, the most important words they'll ever learn to read and write are their names. That's why names are the perfect word to teach them first. These 10 editable name games make learning fun for kids and easy for grown ups....

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Name Writing Workbook

Name Writing Workbook

Activity for ages 3 to 5. My son knows how to write all of his letters and numbers, but the sizing, spacing, and smoothness needs a fair amount of improvement. To help him work on handwriting skills in a motivating way, I wanted him to practice writing my...

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Clip-On Paint Chip Names

Clip-On Paint Chip Names

Activity for ages 3 to 5. My almost 3 year old is obsessed with his name so, to help him practice spelling it, I headed to my local hardware store. With just a few supplies, I quickly whipped out this paint chip clothespin name activity.  Its a good thing...

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Building LEGO Names

Building LEGO Names

What better way to get kids really looking at how letters are built than by constructing them with LEGOS?! This hands-on name activity is a great preschool work station, name game or afternoon project. Folllow below and then hop over and grab our bundle of best...

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25 Awesome Name Games

25 Awesome Name Games

Activity for ages 3 to 5. These 25 awesome name games are sure to keep kids entertained for days. They'll love crystallizing, tracing and painting the most important word they'll ever learn. And for more fun, be sure to grab our wildly popular Editable Name...

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Name Songs for Kids

Name Songs for Kids

If you're looking for a really quick way to help students learn to spell their name, you're in the right spot! These simple name songs for kids make it surprisingly easy for them to learn the letters in their name... and their classmates' names too! These personalized...

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Magic Letters Name Game

Magic Letters Name Game

Activity for ages 3 to 5. Looking for a quick and fun name game for kids? Names are one of the first words many children learn to read and write and this low prep name game is an exciting way to practice them. In Magic Letters, kids learn how...

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Name Games for Kids

Name Games for Kids

Name Games for ages 3 to 5. Name games are the perfect way to help your child master one of their favorite words - their name! Since there is no word quite as special to a child as her own name,  it’s no wonder that many teachers (including me) use a child’s name...

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