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Spring Literacy Centers for Kindergarten

Hi everyone! Here’s a sneak peek at what’s included in my Spring Literacy Centers for Kindergarten packet.

PLEASE NOTE: This blog post contains sample pages from my Spring Math Centers for Kindergarten packet. You can download the free sample pages by clicking on the photos. To purchase the complete Spring Literacy Centers for Kindergarten packet, click here!

The Spring Literacy Centers for Kindergarten packet contains a collection of games and activities intended for use in centers and small groups with children in Kindergarten (Prep). Each activity includes a center label that can be printed and placed on the front of your storage device. Also included are “I can” center instructions to help children remember what to do. I have included a recording page at the end of each activity in order to have evidence of each child’s work.

1. Spring write & wipe alphabet
To prepare the cards for use in a write and wipe center, print, laminate them, and then cut them apart. The intention of this activity is for children to practice correct letter formation with a dry-erase marker. The cards can be kept in a book-like format by making a hole in the top left corner and securing together with a key ring or a pipe-cleaner.

2. Spring clip the syllables
To prepare this activity for use, print the cards, laminate them and then cut them apart. Household pegs, or other small clipping items such as unused hair clips or paper clips, can be used for this activity. The aim is for children to identify the number of syllables in each word and clip the circle with the correct answer.

3. Butterfly upper and lower case letter match
To prepare this activity for use, print the cards, laminate them and then cut them apart. The aim is for children to find the two butterfly halves that make an upper and lower case letter match.

4. Birds and birdhouse beginning sounds sort
To prepare this activity for use, print the cards, laminate them and then cut them apart. The aim is for children to sort the birds to the birdhouse with the correct beginning sound.

5. Bees and beehive ending sounds sort
To prepare this activity for use, print the cards, laminate them and then cut them apart. The aim is for children to sort the bees to the beehive with the correct ending sound.

6. Spring clip the beginning blend
Print, laminate and cut out the picture cards. The aim of this activity is for children to correctly identify the beginning blend for each picture and to clip a clothes peg to show their answer. Alternatively, children can use dry-erase markers to color the correct beginning blend.

7. Missing middle sounds (CVC words)
You will need to supply children will Scrabble letter tiles or other small letters for this activity. To prepare the cards for use, print, laminate and then cut them apart. Children are required to identify the missing middle letter of the word and place the correct letter tile in the square to show their answer.

8. Build the caterpillar CVC word
To prepare the cards for use, print, laminate and then cut them apart. Children are required to build the CVC word to match the picture.

9. Spring showers long vowel word family sort
To prepare this activity, print, laminate and cut out all the pieces. The aim is for children to identify the ending for each word and sort it to the correct word family cloud.

10. Clip the correct word (CVC and CVCe words)
To prepare the cards for use, print, laminate and then cut them apart. Children are required to clip a peg on the word that matches the picture on the card.

11. Spring spin and rhyme
Print, laminate and cut out all the cards. You will need to supply children with a paper clip and a pencil to make a spinner. Children being by laying out in a row the pink header cards. They spin the paper clip and pencil spinner on the spinning card and read the word where it stops. Children then find a matching rhyming picture and place it under the pink card it rhymes with. This continues until all the cards have been used up.

12. Bird and nest sight word sort (Pre-Primer and Primer words)
To prepare this activity for use, print and cut out all the cards. The aim of this activity is for children to sort the sight words birds to the correct nest.

13. Spring missing sight words
Print the blue and red strips. The numbered blue strips each contain a sentence with a missing sight word, while the red strips contain the words that are missing. The aim is for children to read the sentence, identify the missing word and write it on their recording page.

14. Spring write the room
To prepare this activity, print, laminate and cut out all the vocabulary cards. Place the cards randomly around the room. Provide your children with a clip board with the recording page/s. The aim is for children to find the picture cards and write the word next to the matching picture on their recording page.

To purchase this complete packet, click here or on the image below.

Read about the Spring Math Centers for Kindergarten here.

If you prefer a no prep packet, read about the Spring Math and Literacy Worksheets and Activities packet here.

Happy Teaching 🙂

4 Responses to “Spring Literacy Centers for Kindergarten”

  1. SacNicte Mata says:

    I love it. The designs and color used are awesome. This will really help to get students engaged with the activity

  2. Stacey says:

    I love these! Thank you! Do you mind if I take some pictures of my kids doing it and mention you on my blog?

  3. faradila says:

    i love these..thank a lots

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