Friday 3 November 2023

Fry First 100 Sight Word High Frequency Words Practice Worksheets and MORE

 






Learn sight words with the Sight Word Buddies! These kindergarten sight words worksheets includes the first level of the Fry words or high frequency words most used in reading and writing. These activity pages are perfect for preschool, kindergarten and first grade. They are low prep, ready to go pages for introducing sight words and are perfect for morning work, homework or extra practice.
The sight words are organized in alphabetical order to make finding them easier. 


Activities included on each worksheet:
Read the word
Write the word
Map the word
Color the word
Trace the word
Spell the word
Build the word (cut out and glue the letters in the correct order)

Words included in this FIRST 100 Words packet:

the, of, and, a, to, in, is, you, that, it, he, was, for, on, are, as, with, his, they, I, at, be, this, have, from, or, one, had, by, words, but, not, what, all, were, we, when, your, can, said, there, use, an, each, which, she, do, how, their, if, will, up, other, about, out, many, then, them, these, so, some, her, would, make, like, him, into, time, has, look, two, more, write, go, see, number, no, way, could, people, my, than, first, water, been, called, who, am, its, now, find, long, down, day, did, get, come, made, may, parts

 

Click HERE to purchase The first hundred Fry's Sight Words. I will be adding all other hundreds at the bottom of this post as they are completed so stay tuned.


Coming soon!



Friday 18 August 2023

Enhancing Your Student's Alphabet Learning Journey with Printable, Kid-Friendly Worksheets

 



Are you searching for a way to make alphabet learning fun and effective for your preschooler, homeschooler, or kindergartner? Then look no further! Our printable alphabet worksheets are designed to help your students master their ABCs through engaging and enjoyable activities. Simply download, print, and have an abundance of alphabet learning resources at your fingertips.

Time-Saving Solutions

As a busy parent or educator, saving time is essential. Our alphabet worksheets offer a time-saving alternative to creating learning materials from scratch. With just a few clicks, you can download and print a comprehensive set of alphabet learning resources, eliminating the need for hours spent searching and creating materials yourself.

Dive Into Our Variety of Worksheets:

Find the Letter Worksheets

Our find the letter worksheets are ideal for helping children identify letters in both upper and lower case. By engaging in various exercises and challenges, kids can strengthen their letter recognition skills.





Molding Mats

Teaching children to form letters correctly is made simple with our molding mats. These mats provide a hands-on approach to learning, allowing kids to physically shape each letter, enhancing muscle memory and letter formation.

 



Learning Activity Sheets

Variety is key when it comes to keeping kids engaged. Our learning activity sheets provide a wide range of fun and interactive activities to help kids grasp each letter. From puzzles and matching games to tracing and dot-to-dot exercises, our activity sheets are packed with educational entertainment.



Coloring Sheets

Combining learning with creativity, our coloring sheets are a delightful way for children to learn the alphabet. These sheets offer an opportunity for kids to practice fine motor skills while having fun. Each sheet incorporates a letter and a corresponding illustration, encouraging kids to explore colors and spark their imagination.



Alphabet Learning Writing Sheets

Practice makes perfect! Our alphabet learning writing sheets allow children to practice writing each letter of the alphabet. With guided tracing lines, kids can build confidence and develop neat handwriting skills at their own pace.




Don't miss out on the chance to revolutionize your child's alphabet learning experience! Download and print our printable alphabet worksheets today, and witness the joy and progress your little one can achieve.

Remember, learning should be an exciting adventure. Let our kid-friendly, time-saving worksheets accompany your child on their path to mastering the ABCs. Download, print, and watch them thrive!


If you're interest then click on the cover below.







Tuesday 16 May 2023

Revolutionize Your Students' Writing with Building Sentences: Stretch a Sentence Using the 5Ws + H

 Hey there! Are you tired of your students writing short, boring sentences? Well, have no fear because the Building Sentences Stretch-a-Sentence resource is here! 

Building Sentences - Stretch a Sentence Using the 5Ws + H


This handy tool uses the 5 Ws (who, what, when, where, why, and how) to help students expand their sentences and make them more interesting. It's perfect for teaching writing skills and improving language development.


Plus, with over 20 pages of activities and worksheets, this resource is sure to keep your students engaged and excited about writing. So, what are you waiting for? Give your students the gift of great writing with Building Sentences Stretch-a-Sentence!







Sunday 14 May 2023

Using Tropical Decor to Calm Your Classroom

 

Tropical themed classroom decor
Tropical Themed Classroom Decor


Classroom decor plays a significant role in setting the tone for any classroom environment. A tropical-themed classroom decor can be an excellent choice to calm your classroom. With its bright colors, natural elements, and relaxing vibe, a tropical theme can create an inviting and calming atmosphere that can help your students feel comfortable and focused.

Here are some tips for using a tropical-themed classroom decor to calm your classroom:

1.       Choose calming colors: The colors you choose for your classroom decor can have a significant impact on the mood of the room. For a tropical theme, consider using calming colors like blue, green, and yellow. These colors are associated with nature and can help create a peaceful and relaxing environment.

Tropical classroom decor
Calming Colors for the Classroom

2.   Incorporate natural elements: The use of natural elements can help bring the outside into the classroom, creating a sense of calm and relaxation. Consider using plants, flowers, and natural materials like wood or bamboo in your decor.


Tropical Classroom decor
Using natural elements to create calm in the classroom


3.   Create a cozy reading area: A cozy reading area can provide a quiet retreat for students to relax and unwind. Consider adding comfortable seating, soft lighting, and natural elements like plants or a fish tank to create a calming atmosphere.

Tropical Classroom decor, Using tropical decor to calm your classroom
Creating a cozy reading area


4.  Use soft lighting: Bright fluorescent lighting can be harsh and overstimulating for some students. Instead, consider using soft lighting like lamps or string lights to create a warm and inviting atmosphere.

Using tropical decor to calm your classroom
Using Soft Lighting


5.  Play calming music: Soft instrumental music can help create a calming atmosphere in the classroom. Consider playing classical or nature sounds in the background during quiet work times or transitions.

Tropical decor to calm your classroom
Listening to calming music in the classroom


6.  Display positive affirmations: Positive affirmations can help promote a growth mindset and create a positive classroom culture. Consider displaying affirmations related to resilience, perseverance, and kindness in your tropical-themed decor.

Using tropical decor to calm your classroom
Positive affirmations

A tropical-themed classroom decor can be an excellent choice for creating a calming and inviting atmosphere. By incorporating calming colors, natural elements, cozy reading areas, soft lighting, calming music, and positive affirmations, you can create a peaceful and relaxing environment that will help your students feel comfortable and focused.

I have created a range of tropical themed classroom resources and would be adding more as time goes on! You can check them out at my TpT store by clicking the picture below




 


Sunday 12 March 2023

Spelling Posters - Y as Long I and Y as Long E Posters







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 Help your students remember the Long vowel sounds for Y (long I and long E) with these posters. These bright and colourful posters are clear and simple reminders making them the perfect resource to have on your classroom wall for students to refer to during their writing sessions. Included also are a black and white version plus a mini-version of each poster for students to keep in their notebooks or writing folders.

Click HERE for further details


Saturday 4 February 2023

Huge Sale Alert: Don't Miss Out on Amazing Deals!

 

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Attention teachers! It's time to get your wallets ready, as we have some amazing deals and discounts to offer you. Our massive sale event is here, and you won't want to miss out on the chance to save big on high-quality products. With a wide selection of printables and clipart you're sure to find exactly what you're looking for at a price that won't break the bank.

Don't wait, start shopping now! This sale is only for a limited time, so take advantage of the amazing deals while they last. Happy shopping!

Click here for my Etsy store sale!


Tuesday 24 January 2023

The Pros and Cons of Using Technology in the Classroom

 


Technology has become an integral part of our daily lives, and it is no different in today's classroom. For me, the integration of technology in education has brought about many benefits for both me and my students, but it also has its many drawbacks also. In this blog post, I will explore some of the pros and cons of technology in the classroom.




Pros:

  1. Personalization: Technology allows teachers to personalize instruction and create individualized lesson plans and assessments that cater to each student's learning style and pace. This ensures that students are getting the most out of their education. I have seen the faces of many of my students light up as they see their names on digital display. Their attention is drawn instantly and they keep engaged for a long time.
  2. Collaboration: Technology allows for easy collaboration and communication between students, teachers, and even other classrooms around the world. This enhances the learning experience and helps to prepare students for the global workforce. Although I have not yet reaped the rewards of this benefit, my young students are deeply enthralled nevertheless.
  3. Interactive and Engaging Lessons: Virtual and augmented reality can transport students to different times and places, making history and science come alive. Interactive whiteboards and tablets allow for hands-on activities and simulations that would otherwise be impossible. Teaching is soo much easier when they can experience these realities with their senses.
  4. Tracking Progress: Technology allows teachers to easily track and monitor student progress, providing them with the necessary information to adjust instruction and provide personalized feedback. This is a game-changer for a lot of teachers who struggle with record-keeping and data capture. Technology has essentially proven to be a teacher's savior.


Cons:

  1. Digital Divide: Not all students have access to technology at home, which can create a digital divide and lead to disparities in education. In my own experience students who lack the necessary devices or access to them feel left out. Although, as teachers, we extend our arms to embrace those students at school, it becomes an insurmountable task when they do not have those technologies at home.
  2. Distraction: Technology can be a major distraction for students, making it hard for them to focus and retain information. I usually use technology in a structured way in my classroom. All devices and technologies used are introduced carefully then put away when not needed. Essentially, because of a short attention span, my students are only exposed to such devices for a relatively short time.
  3. Dependence: Overreliance on technology can lead to a lack of critical thinking and problem-solving skills. This is evident in the use of calculators in the classroom. Students may tend to rely heavily on its use rather than practice the fundamental skills to improve their critical thinking ability.
  4. Cost: The integration of technology in the classroom can be costly, and many schools may not have the budget to keep up with the latest advancements. In my own experience, the high cost of such technologies has made teaching rather competitive. Success may seem to be rooted in the ability of a school or teacher to purchase the latest technological gadgets. This is far from the truth and it has been a sore point for many.

In conclusion, technology has the power to transform the way we teach and learn, but it also comes with its own set of drawbacks. As educators, it is important to carefully consider the pros and cons before integrating technology in the classroom and to ensure that it is being used effectively to enhance the learning experience.

Fry First 100 Sight Word High Frequency Words Practice Worksheets and MORE

  Learn sight words with the Sight Word Buddies! These kindergarten sight words worksheets includes the first level of the Fry words or high...