It’s o-FISH-ally summer vacation! Keep your kids learning and avoid the summer slide with this fun Fish & Seaweed Sight Word Activity!
Fish & Seaweed Sight Word Activity:
Did you know that there are two different types of sight words that you children should learn? The first set of words are those don’t follow the phonics “rules” so kids need to memorize them. There are also high frequency word that are commonly used in writing. It is easier for kids to remember them, so they can build fluency and don’t have to sound them out every time they are reading. Using engaging, hands-on activities is a fun way for your children to learn these challenging and common words.
Getting Ready To Use The Fish & Seaweed Sight Word Activity:
- Fish to Feed Picture
- 40 Seaweed Sight Word Cards (Pre-Primer Dolch Sight Words)
What Else Is Needed:
- White Card Stock or Copy Paper
- Paper Bag or Cardboard Box
To prepare this sight word activity, click on the pencil below to download and print the fish and seaweed card that you want to use. I like to print my resources on white card stock, because it is more durable. But, you can use copy paper too. Next, laminate the seaweed cards so your kids can use them over and over. Then, cut the fish and seaweed cards out. Finally, tape or glue the fish on a paper bag or cardboard box and cut out the mouth.
How To Use The Fish & Seaweed Sight Word Activity:
To use this high frequency word activity, your kids will select a seaweed card. As they feed the fish the seaweed, your children will read the word. If your kids are just starting to learn these words, only give them about five cards to begin with and then add a couple of words at a time. For children who know most of these sight words, challenge them to use the word in a sentence. It’s easy to differentiate this activity for your kids!
This Fish & Seaweed Sight Word Activity is a fun, hands-on way for your kids to learn and practice reading their sight words. It’s a great activity to keep your kids learning this summer.
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Download The Freebie:
Click on the pencil below to download and print the free sight word activity printables!