Literacy Games: Bananagrams

We love the game Bananagrams, which is essentially Scrabble without a board.  We come up with lots of little activities to use the letters and work on our early literacy skills. The other day, we tried something new.  As we were reading a book, we picked out an important word or two from each page … Continue reading Literacy Games: Bananagrams

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Unifix Letters

Today the "extra duties as assigned" part of my contract obliged me to visit our 1st grade classroom to deal with some technology drama.  I love going out there to see what the littles are up to.  Today they were building their spelling words with unifix cubes.  Each group was drawing from a big bin … Continue reading Unifix Letters