Making Teaching Aids for the Classroom

Letter formation and Tactile letters   Download Now

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Matching Uppercase Lowercase Alphabets

This activity is fun and teaches lower case and upper case alphabets and also helps in fine motor development Download Now      

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Teaching Letter Formation without worksheet

Teaching   letter formation There are various way of teaching letter formation to the children other than making them write worksheet. Here are few ideas 1: Air tracing: Raise two fingers in the air keep it on your side as if your are writing on board (so the children can see correct formation and not mirror image) Then start from the top  speak as you make formation of the letter. for example letter “t” you will say :start from the top. go down .take a turn and then a click .Say the way you write the letter 2: Big Letter: Use big card board almost of child’s size (Fridge box,...

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Learning high frequency words/sight words

Curtain call.This fun activity is sure shot for learning sight word and repeating it every day. Material needed: Shower curtain or any plain colour curtain to hang,cut out of fish,duck or sea animal,write sight words that you want children to learn ,Hang these cut out on the curtain facing the classroom ,bathroom scrub brush.bathrobe and bathroom sleeper can be added for more fun. Activity: Write different high frequency words like see,me the ,it etc on the cut out and hang it on curtain .Make a classroom helper for this activity .When teacher calls  or signals the word” bath...

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Sequencing alphabet

This excellent activity works well  for kinesthetic learner of the classroom. Material needed:chart paper cutout of clothes with alphabet writtn on it,clothes pin,twine for cloth line. Activity:Provide children either with shirt cutouts  and clothes pins that also have an alphabet written on them.Write the alphabets on the cut out.Encourage children to hang them on a clothes line in a sequence.This is an activity where 3-4 children should be encouraged to work together.Choose clutter free area of the classroom like Carpet area  for this acctivity.Thia activity also enhances fine motor...

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Acka Backa Soda Cracker

This is a whole group activity to learn alphabet names and sound. Material needed:Flash Cards of Alphabets Activity:Teacher should have all the alphabet flash cards in a sequence. Show children one at a time and ask them to name that letter. Then play the following game with a set of 13 cards at a time. Keep taking out the one that you think children have mastered and replace with the ones that are yet to be learnt. Acka Backa Soda Cracker Each child is given a large letter. Recite the rhyme: Acka Backa Soda Cracker, Acka Backa Boo, Acka Backa Soda Cracker,Pass to you! Children pat hands on...

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