Phonics Bingo

  Last night I played phonics bingo using CVCs, with my young learners. It worked really well. (You could also use individual letter sounds.) Bingo works really well with very young learners, too. It might take a little demonstrating, but VYLS can understand and...

Phonics Activity: Spaghetti letters

  Recently, I experimented with making words/letters out of spaghetti with a Starter class (although there’s no reason you couldn’t do this with a Kindergarten level class). It worked really well. All you need is an inexpensive packet of spaghetti....

EFL + ESL Kindergarten Games: Twister

  Here’s a fun activity for teaching phonics to your higher level kindergarten English classes: Twister. You set it up much like the classic game of Twister¬†(illustrated above) by drawing a 3×3 or 4×4 grid on the floor with an erasable whiteboard...