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Swat that Sight Word

April 26, 2012

Need another fun way to practice sight words?!
I have one for you!
"Swat that Sight Word"

All you need is a fly swatter, plastic bugs-- although, not necessary, and sight word cards.

I laid out several sight words around our play/school room and put a bug on each one (you don't need the bugs, though).
Next I called out the sight words and T had to find it and "Swat the Word."  Simple and fun!  A great way to burn off some energy and learn at the same time!
We took turns being the swatter, so he also called out the words to me.

If you need more ideas, see a list of my other ideas here!



Lorie said...

Cute! My kids love fly swatters! We just did some painting with them - maybe I'll have to try this with letters!

Mama Jodi said...

This is so much fun. My kids would have a blast. I'm definitely going to do it. Thanks!

Tanya said...

Love this idea! We are going to be learning about insects in a couple weeks and my boys will be all over this!! Pinning it. :)

JDaniel4's Mom said...

It looks like he had wondderful time swatting words!

PlayDrMom said...

Ok ... that is just AWESOME! I can't wait to try it out with my son! He'll LOVE it.

Thanks so much for sharing this great idea on this week's Kids Co-Op linky!

Kristina said...

Yes, he loved it so much he broke the fly swatter! : )

Kristina said...

Oh this would be a perfect activity to do during your insect themed week! Not sure how old your boys are, but it would work with your plain ol' ABC's and numbers, too!

Kristina said...

Thank you for stopping by and commenting! I hope your son enjoys it as much as mine did : )

Marla said...

What a fun idea! My preschooler would love this! Thank you for sharing!

Kristina said...

Yes, my son loved it! Thanks for stopping by!

Kristina said...

Yes! I saw that post and thought it was such a creative and fun idea-- I'd love to try that, but we'll need a new fly-swatter first! Ours broke!

Cynthia Renee' said...

Hi! I'm dropping in from Teach Me Tuesdays:

How fun! I'm going to remember this activity when my little ones begin sight words.

Carla at Preschool Powol Packets said...

This is wonderful! My kids always want to swat the flies--giving them a clean swatter and going after sight words sounds so very fun and sanitary!! ;) I'm sharing this on my PreschoolPowolPackets Facebook page...thanks for linking up at Teach Me Tuesday!

Trish - Mom On Timeout said...

What a fabulously fun idea! Great job! Thanks so much for sharing at Mom On Timeout!


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