Jumping Jungle – Lesson 33 – Onset and Rime Fun

Onset is the initial sound of a word and rime refers to the group of letters that follow. For example, in the word cat, “c” is the onset and “at” is the rime. Teaching your child about onset and rime will help her to recognize common chunks...

Jungle Safari – Lesson 17 – Real and Nonsense Words

For this “real and nonsense word” lesson, I created this crocodile from an idea that I found on Pinterest. It is made from a dishwasher soap container and the lid was already green!I love when people think of ways to recycle things that can make a lesson...

Forest Fun – Lesson 48 – Decoding Nonsense Words

It is important for children to be able to decode nonsense words as well as real words. Decoding words that do not make sense shows that your child is truly able to blend the sounds because she is not able to guess what the word may be. In this activity, your child...