With the free printable cards and sand, this Beach Sight Word Activity is a fun way for your beginning readers to practice reading, spelling, and writing their sight words!
Reading activities like this one are a great way to keep your preschoolers and kindergarteners learning all summer long!
If you are looking for resources for your ocean unit, this beach-themed word activity is a great addition!
It’s perfect if you are teaching summer school, hosting a camp, or looking for activities for your kids to do at home.
Getting Ready to Use the Beach Word Work Activity:
- 52 Beach Sight Word Cards
What Else Is Needed:
- White Card Stock or Copy Paper
- Plastic Container
- Craft Stick
- Letter Stamps or Cookie Cutters (optional)
To get this sight word activity ready for your kids, click on the button below and fill out the form.
After receiving the email with the resource, download and print the cards that you want your children to use.
Next, laminate and cut them apart. You can also punch a hole in corner of each card and put them on a ring to keep them all together.
Then, put some sand in a plastic container. You can use pencil boxes if you want to make one for each of your students.
Or, you can use larger container if you just want to have one for your classroom.
If you don’t have kinetic sand, you can fill the plastic container with many other things. You can use rice, oatmeal, noodles, or pudding to look like sand.
How to Use the Beach High Frequency Word Activity:
For this word work activity, your kids will pick a card and read the word. They will then use a craft stick (or another object that can be used to write in sand) to write the sight word.
Your young learners can also practice spelling their sight words in the sand using letter stamps or cookie cutters.
If your children are just starting to learn their sight words, start with just four or five words.
Once they can read and write those words, you can add a few more each time they do this activity.
After kids write a word, they can move the sand with the craft stick to erase it and then practice spelling and writing more.
This Beach Sight Word Activity is an engaging and entertaining way for your kids to practice reading, spelling, and writing their sight words this summer!
More Summer Literacy Activities:
To extend this summer-themed activity, you can pair it with these picture books and other literacy resources.
Summer Books for Kids:
Share these sunny books with your preschoolers and kindergarteners to keep them learning all summer long!
I See Summer by Charles Ghigna
The Night Before Summer Vacation by Natasha Wing
Summer Literacy Activities:
You can pair this beach word activity with these engaging and entertaining summer resources too!
Find the Letter: S is for Sunglasses from 3 Boys and a Dog
Summer Name Worksheets from Books and Giggles
You May Also Like The Get Ready to Read Summer Camp:
Do you want to prepare your preschoolers for the upcoming school year?
Or, have your kindergarteners review concepts to prevent the summer slide?
This month-long bundle of engaging and educational activities will keep your kids learning this summer.
Click on the picture below to learn more about the “Get Ready to Read Summer Camp.”
Download the Beach Sight Word Cards:
To get the free printables for this sight word activity emailed to you, click on the button below and fill out the form.