Did you know that February is National Children’s Dental Health Month? If you are looking for themed resources to add to your lesson plans, grab this free Tooth Sight Word Activity!
Reading activities like this one are a fun way for your kindergarteners to practice reading common words and those that don’t follow the rules.
Tooth Sight Word Activity:
I’m excited to share this activity with your because, it was my son’s idea. He helped to design and create it too.
He has loved using it to practice reading his sight words and I hope your kids will too.
Getting Ready To Use The Tooth Sight Word Activity:
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- Tooth to Feed
- Toothpaste Sight Word Cards
What Else Is Needed:
- White Card Stock
- Paper Bag or Cardboard Box
How To Use The Tooth Sight Word Activity:
For this word activity, your kids will select a toothpaste card. They will then read the word on it as they put it in the tooth.
If your children have just begun learning sight words, start with just four or five cards. After they learn those words, you can add a few more.
You can continue adding more every time your kindergarteners play until they have learned the whole set.
This will help your kids gain confidence in their reading ability without getting overwhelmed.
If you have students who know all the sight words, you can challenge them to use the words in sentences or put them in the tooth in alphabetical order.
This Tooth Sight Word Activity is a fun word work resource for you to add to your lesson plans for National Children’s Dental Health Month.
Extend The Activity:
There are many other activities that you kids can do for National Children’s Dental Health Month. You can read books like these:
Just Going to the Dentist by Mercer Mayer
Pete the Cat and the Lost Tooth by James Dean
All about Teeth by Mari Schuh
You can also pair this activity with more themed resources like these:
Dental Health Emergent Reader from 123 Homeschool 4 Me
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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