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 kids learning all summer long!
Beach Sight Word Activity:
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 Sight Word 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. Next, download and print the cards that you want your children to use.
After printing the cards, 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.
How To Use The Beach Sight 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!
Can Other Sensory Bin Filler Be Used For This Activity?
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.
Pin It For Later:
Do you want to save this sight word activity for later? Pin this to your sight words or word work board on Pinterest and it’ll be here for when you’re ready!
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