Tape Elkonin Boxes on the floor to practice breaking words into sounds! A fun way to build gross motor skills and phonemic awareness, Students can hop across sounds and then slide across the arrow as they blend the sounds together. Read the blog post for more fun ideas for this activity! A Peach for the Teach
Fire Ladder Jump with Numbers: We taped the numbers 1-10 between the rungs of a large wooden ladder. The children then took turns counting and jumping through the rungs of the ladder. We held hands on either side of the jumping child and gave a boost as necessary so that everyone would be successful regardless of jumping ability.