I’ve been looking for another way to help Jadziah with her phonics and Declan with his spelling.. I think I found it. Paint Chip Phonics.. you can see a great version of it at Snail’s Trail. After you check that post look around..it’s an amazing blog! Here’s another example Satori Smiles. As always I looked.. thought.. then tweaked.
I love the paint chips..BUT we didn’t have the ones with the cut outs.. so we got the big ones, I made a template and cut my own openings. I wanted big ole openings and letters. I also decided NOT to use the 2nd set of chips( with the beginnings). Instead I made my own on the word processor. I wanted to be able to laminate, and store them easier. Afterall I have lots of little hands that will be using them!
So.. here is the finished product…
I punched holes and put a ring thru so everything stays together.
All the paint chips:
on those 34 chips I wrote:
Here are the cards with all the beginning sounds:
this is what is on those:
Here ( 4shared) is where you can download the PDF file if you chose to do them the way I did.
Here that are “in use”
The almost 6 year old has already gotten her hands on them and said “I like this mom” very high praise from her believe me!
I already received a question I think I need to post here..
Q:These are cool…how did you cut out the hole???