Sight Words FREEBIES!

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  If you have an early reader in preschool through third grade, you’ve got to check out SightWords.com! This helpful site features: FREE printable sight words flashcards in 3 sizes: full page, half page, and quarter page. FREE printable sight …

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Learning Games for Kids

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LearningGamesForKids.com is a good place to spend an afternoon or visit during the long summer hours. And if the natives are getting restless, have them practice their school lessons using the games, videos, and animated songs on this site! LGK …

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Give Me Three Words

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[click to view larger]   This makes a great activity for warming up the minds of homeschool kids or other mixed-age groups. I used it as a morning activity to not only get those brain cells firing, but also to …

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Fran’s Freebies: Long Vowel Worksheets

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This simple set of 6 worksheets and their full-size answer keys include the following pages: • Try My Pies: Fill in the missing vowels and add words to blanks • Mole or Vole? Learn the difference between these 2 animals …

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Word Central

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Word Central is a fun English language learning website developed by Merriam-Webster. It features several games for kids of all ages, along with various other helpful resources. Games include Alpha-bot, a spelling game in 3 levels. “Easy” has words the …

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JustMommies.com

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JustMommies.com is “The friendliest place for moms and moms-to-be!” This site is packed with interesting articles, unit studies, activity ideas, message boards, and tools like a baby name finder and a due date calculator. If you’re a young mother, this …

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Great Schools website

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Great Schools has a mission “to inspire and support families to champion their children’s education — at school, at home and in their community.” This informative website rates schools according to results (for each grade and student category) of their …

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Summer Splash rhyming fun

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  This summertime fun set is great for warming up those language areas of the brain too often grown sluggish during vacation. Also a great way to prepare for first grade!   There are 96 cards, divided into 24 sets …

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Hoppers suffixes game

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  This unique colorful activity set is all you need to help your students master the basic skill of doubling consonants before adding suffixes that begin with a vowel. After spending some time with this fun activity, it will be …

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Splittin’ Subs contractions activity

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  Americans love submarine sandwiches! Make up a dozen or so of these 2-piece sub word puzzles, then take off the right side and replace it with a contraction – or replace the contraction ending with its meaning! Examples: would …

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Fran’s Freebies: Cats & Kittens

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  Available for free on this site only:  Cats & Kittens activity set and spelling games   Sometimes it can be difficult to remember if a word starts with a C or a K. But there is a little spelling …

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Prefix Ponies

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  Practice adding prefixes to the beginnings of words to create new words – and make a whole herd of ponies while you’re at it! This colorful set includes 112 cards with either the front of a pony (a prefix) …

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Suffix Skunks

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  Practice adding suffixes to the ends of words to create new words – and make a stinky batch of silly skunks while you’re at it! This colorful set includes 128 cards with either the front of a skunk (a …

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Constructing Contractions printable activity set

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  These colorful cards can be used either as an independent activity or with an organized group.  The set includes 71 contraction cards and 60 single-word cards.  Combine single-word cards and write the contraction on a piece of paper, or …

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Compound Words activity set

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  Put small words together to make big words! This colorful activity set is all you need to practice forming compound words! It includes 54 single-word cards with a picture and its name. These can be combined into pairs, such …

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Fran’s Freebies: Add Ed suffix games

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  The Fran’s Freebies Add Ed printable activity set contains everything you need to teach mastery of adding -ed to words to form the simple past tense. 12 spelling change/ pronounciation change Add Ed cards 72 word cards in 3 sets …

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