Are you looking for a new word work resource for your kids to do this holiday season? Grab this free printable Reindeer Sight Word Activity!
Reading activities like this one are a fun way for your kids to learn words that don’t follow the rules and occur frequently in reading.
Reindeer Sight Word Activity:
Learning sight words can be challenging for beginning readers. Some children also find it boring to practice them over and over again.
Using hands-on activities like this one makes learning these words engaging and entertaining for your learners.
Why Is It Important To Learn Sight Words?
Some sight words don’t follow the phonics “rules” that your children learn as they are becoming emergent readers.
Other words that are frequently used in writing. Your kids should memorize these words, so they can build fluency when they are reading.
Getting Ready To Use The Reindeer Sight Word Activity:
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- Reindeer to Feed
- 60 Carrot Sight Word Cards
What Else Is Needed:
- White Card Stock
- Paper Bag or Cardboard Box
To prepare this sight word activity, click on the button below and fill out the form.
Next, download and print the reindeer and carrot cards on white card stock.
Then, laminate all the pieces for the activities and cut them apart.
Finally, tape or glue the reindeer onto a paper bag or cardboard box and cut out the mouth.
How To Use The Reindeer Sight Word Activity:
For this sight word activity, your children will pick a carrot card. They will then read the word on it as they feed it to the reindeer.
If your kids have just begun learning sight words, start with just four or five cards. After they learn those words, you can add more carrot cards.
You can continue giving them a few sight word cards at a time until they have learned the whole set.
This way, your children will learn the words without getting overwhelmed and it will help them gain confidence in their reading ability.
If you have kids who know all these sight words, you can challenge them to use the words in sentences or put the words in alphabetical order.
This Christmas-themed Reindeer Sight Words Activity is a fun way for your preschoolers and kindergarteners to practice reading sight words this holiday season.
Extend The Activity:
There are many other activities that you kids can do to celebrate Christmas in your classroom or homeschool. You can read holiday books like these:
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer by Rick Bunsen
The Wild Christmas Reindeer by Jan Brett
Reindeer (A Day in the Life: Polar Animals) by Katie Marsico
You can also pair this resource with more themed resources like these:
Pin It For Later:
Do you want to save this sight word activity for later? Pin this to your sight word or word work board on Pinterest and it’ll be here for when you’re ready!
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