Did you know that a panda eats 26 to 84 pounds of bamboo per day? Your beginning readers can help feed their panda while they practice reading high-frequency words in this Panda Sight Word Activity. Reading activities like this one make learning sight words fun!
Panda Sight Words Activity:
Your kids can use this interactive resource independently, with a partner, or in a small group in any early elementary classroom or homeschool. You can add it to your zoo themed literacy centers or choice tubs for a fun word work activity.
What Are Sight Words?
There are two different types of sight words. First, there are words that don’t follow the phonics “rules” so kids need to memorize them.
There are also words that are frequently used in writing so it is easier for children to remember them. That way, they can build fluency and don’t have to sound them out every time they are reading.
Getting Ready To Use The Panda Sight Words Activity:
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- Panda to Feed
- 40 Bamboo Sight Word Cards
What Else Is Needed:
- White Card Stock or Copy Paper
- Paper Bag or Cardboard Box
To prepare this sight word activity, click on the button below and fill out the form. Then, download and print the panda and bamboo cards 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 printables so your kids can use them over and over. Then, cut panda and bamboo cards out. Finally, tape or glue the panda on a paper bag or cardboard box and cut out the mouth.
How To Use The Panda Sight Words Activity:
To use this high-frequency word activity, your kids will select a bamboo card. As they feed the panda the bamboo, 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 Panda Sight Words Activity is a fun, hands-on way for your kids to learn and practice reading their sight words.
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