Here is a short video showing another way we make spelling more engaging and fun! This is great for all children, especially those kinesthetic learners. My kids get tired of writing out what seems to be endless lists of words which means they are shutting down. If they shut down, they are not learning; so break the cycle and take a different approach. Using letter tiles and making little crossword puzzles is fun and takes very little time to do. Get the list of words, letter tiles, a camera (I like to document our work, I also like the kids
Spelling can be: Monotonous, boring, tedious, time consuming, the list can go on and on and that is just how I feel, never mind the kids. I have a solution for you … make spelling F–U-N ! It is proven that our emotions directly correlate to how much we learn and retain! (it’s true!) Keeping a positive and fun atmosphere will keep everyone, including mom, engaged and excited to learn. Think about when someone has the opportunity to engage in a hobby, it is something they don’t mind investing time in as it is a positive and joyful experience.