Clarence Central School District

Together We Make Learning A Way Of Life

Ideas for helping children learn sight words
  • Work on 5-7 new words each week.
  • Practice reading the words daily
  • Provide practice writing and spelling.
  • Use magnetic letters on old cookie sheets.
  • Practice forming the words using ABC pretzels.
  • Create a word bank: write words on index cards and store them in a file card box.
  • Paint words on paper.
  • Cut the words out of magazines and make a collage.
  • Develop a word wall using post-it notes.
  • Write words using sidewalk chalk.
  • Make a "Memory" game with the words.
  • Play bingo with sight words