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Be a Puppeteer

Connect /p/ sound with puppets – which come in all shapes and sizes. I first looked for ideas for finger puppet crafts. Then I found “Wiggly Worm Puppets” on blogger Debbie Chapman’s “one little project AT A TIME…” The string puppet craft is made out of pom poms and popsicle sticks. Chapman said the craftContinue reading “Be a Puppeteer”

Easy Jellyfish Craft for /j/

Try this “Paper Bag Jellyfish” craft to connect to /j/. All that’s needed is a lunch paper bag, paint, googly eyes, scissors, and glue. Check it out on the blog “No Time for flash cards.” After the pretty simple instructions with photos, there are few ocean-themed picture books recommended you can read. Interested in tutoringContinue reading “Easy Jellyfish Craft for /j/”

Turkey Crafts – not just for November

I love the activity “Thankful Turkey Kid Craft and Book” from the blog “The Resourceful Mama.” This could be a great /t/ connection. If it’s not November, you could still do this activity – instead of writing on feathers what you’re thankful for, you could write words that begin with “t” or just practice writingContinue reading “Turkey Crafts – not just for November”

Static Electrified Short /a/

You can connect short /a/ sound to the concept of static electricity with this science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) activity from “i heart CRAFTY things.” Check out the Static Electricity Butterfly Experiment. Interested in tutoring or know a parent who’s looking for a reading tutor? Might I offer some suggestions for helping your childContinue reading “Static Electrified Short /a/”