Put those flashcards away and make learning fun for your beginning readers with this Halloween-themed Witch Sight Word Activity!
Halloween literacy activities like this one are a “boo-rific” way for your kids to learn words that don’t follow the rules and high-frequency words.
Add this themed resource to your Halloween literacy centers or morning tubs this October.
There are two types of sight words. The first group is made up of words that don’t follow phonics “rules” so your kids need to memorize them.
The second group includes words that are frequently used in writing. Your children should memorize these words, so they can build fluency and don’t have to sound them out when they are reading.
Learning sight words can be challenging (and boring) for some children, but using hands-on activities engages and entertains your young learners.
Getting Ready to Use the Witch Word Work Activity:
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- Witch to Feed Picture
- 50 Candy Sight Word Cards
What Else Is Needed:
To get this sight word activity ready for your kids, click on the button below and fill out the form.
After getting this resource in your inbox, download and print the witch and candy cards.
Then, laminate the printables so your children can reuse this activity. After laminating, cut all the pieces out.
Finally, tape or glue the witch on a paper bag or cardboard box (such as a tissue box) and cut out her mouth.
How to Use the Halloween Word Work Activity:
For this word work activity, your children will pick a piece of candy. As they feed it to the witch, your kids will read the sight word on it.
One way to help your beginning readers memorize and learn these new words is to provide them with a small set of four or five cards to read.
After they learn those words, you can give them four or five more. You can continue giving them a few cards every time they do this activity until they have learned all the new words.
If your students know all the words, have them use the sight words to form a sentence or alphabetize them. There are many different ways to use this word work activity!
This Halloween-themed Witch Sight Word Activity is a “spook-tacular” way for your kids to learn and practice reading sight words!
More Halloween Literacy Activities:
Extend this Halloween sight word activity by pairing it with these themed books and literacy activities.
Halloween Books for Kids:
How to Catch a Witch by Alice Walstead and Megan Joyce
There’s a Witch in Your Book by Tom Fletcher
Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson
Halloween Activities for Kids:
Halloween Initial Sound Game from Mrs. Jones’ Creation Station
5 Halloween Puppets for Dramatic Play from Books and Giggles
You May Also Like These Halloween Morning Tubs:
Your preschoolers, kindergarteners, and 1st graders will have fun learning with these “boo-rific” Halloween Morning Tubs!
From identifying beginning sounds to comparing numbers, your young learners will work on a variety of important literacy and math concepts.
Click on the picture to learn more about the 10 resources that are included in this bundle!
Download the Witch Sight Word Activity:
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