Most primary students will be sent home with a sight word list to practice over the summer. Literacy activities are so important to do over the break to keep skills sharp. Now is the time to start collecting fun sight words activities for the little ones to play.
Here is a fun, quick and easy sight word game we came up with this morning while my boys were playing with an old hose they found in the garage.
Sight Word Hose Design
Materials: garden hose, sidewalk chalk, sight word list
Let the kids create a shape design on the driveway or sidewalk with the hose. The two ends should touch the design so that all the spaces are “closed”.
Sight Word Version 1
Call out a sight word and have the child say and write the word in one of the spaces. Continue until all spaces have been filled.
Sight Word Version 2
Write a sight word in each space. Call out a word and have the child find the word in the design. They child colors in the space with chalk.
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I love the simplicity of chalk and hose. Great idea. Thanks for linking to the Outdoor Play Party.
Leila - Mud Mud Marvellous Mud says
What a great way to learn words. I always think doing something a bit different helps it stick. Thanks for sharing at the outdoor play party 🙂
Beats writing in books anyday!
Jodie Rodriguez says
Couldn’t agree more!