Sight Word/Spelling Practice
Here are some creative ways to practice spelling words at home. Have fun!Rainbow Words-Write your words in three colors.Backwards Words-Write your words forwards, then backwards.Picture Words-Draw a picture and write your words in the picture.Words Without Vowels-Write your words replacing all vowels with a line.Words without Consonants-Same as above, but replace consonants with a line.Scrambled words-Write your words, then write them again with the letters mixed up.Surround Words-Write your words on graph paper and outline in colors.Ransom Words-Write your words by cutting out letters in a newspaper or magazine and glue them on a paper.Pyramid Words-Write your words adding or subtracting one letter at a time. The result will be a pyramid shape of words.Words-in-Words-Write your word and then write at least two words made from each.Delicious Words-Write your words in whipped cream, peanut butter, or anything you can eat!Good Clean Words-Write your words in shaving cream on a counter or some other surface than can be cleaned safely.
Dirty Words-Write your words in mud or sand.
Pasta Words-Write your words by arranging alphabet pasta or Alphabits.
3D Words-Use modeling clay rolled thinly to make your words.
Choo-Choo Words-Write the entire list end-to-end as one long word, using different colors of crayon or ink for different words.
Silly String-With a long length of string, "write" words, using the string to shape the letters.
Backwriting-Using your finger, draw each letter on a partner's back, having the partner say the word when completed.
Flashwriting-In a darkened room, use a flashlight to draw letters in the air.
Popsicles-Make words using popsicle sticks.