Spelling words have been a fact of life for many years.
My parents had to study them in school, I did, and so do my kids.
It’s important, but that doesn’t have to mean it’s boring.
Take these ten ways to practice spelling words. They’re simple; they’re hands-on; and best of all, they’re fun.
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Keep it simple.
One thing that ties all of these activities together is the simplicity.
They’re all out-of-the-box ideas, but none of them require expensive supplies or a lot of prep time. It’s so easy to pull everything together when your child brings home spelling words.
These ideas all versatile enough to work with any set of spelling words.
10 Ways to Practice Spelling Words
Grab a stack of sticky notes and use them to spell your words. Spelling with Sticky Notes is always fun!
Sometimes you just need to move, and when that happens, you can spell your words on a driveway letter grid.
Add a bag of dry beans to your learning supplies and you can build your words with dry beans anytime.
Keep a salt tray available and you’ll always be able to practice your spelling words with salt writing.
Make up some paint in a bag and use it to write your words.
Combine spelling with art and create some watercolor resist spelling words.
Find a tub of paint and finger paint your spelling words.
Grab the tiles from a game and spell your words with Scrabble tiles.
Even more ways to practice spelling words
These ideas are all fun and simple. They’re all great ways to help you move beyond giving your child practice spelling tests.
(Practice spelling test can be helpful, but luckily they aren’t the only way to learn!)
If you’d like a resource to help your kids practice spelling words, you can find these ten ideas plus many more (31 in all) in a simple, printable ebook.
The book is designed to print and turn into a half-page size booklet. It’s perfect to keep at your homework station.
Your kids can flip through and find a fun way to practice their spelling words. Most activities require little to no prep time.
If you have an account at TeachersPayTeachers, you can buy it there. You can purchase the book for $5.00 at TeachersPayTeachers here.
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This is a digital download that will be delivered after payment. You can buy it now, on any device, and then download it when you are ready. Depending on the apps you have installed and your operating system you might be able to go ahead and download the book on your mobile device, but if you have any doubts or problems, I recommend you use a computer to download the book and then share it to your mobile devices
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