Mess-Free Flash Cards & List of Sight Words By Grade

What are sight words?

The most frequently used words in the English Language are known as sight words. Early readers need to practice them.

The Joy of Flash Cards

Flash cards are an excellent idea, but in my house they just end up all over the place (and I don’t need another mess to clean up!).  So I came up with a way to create your own mess-free flash cards for under $2.

How to Make  Mess-Free Flash Cards

Instead of using loose cards, buy an notebook of spiral bound index cards. You can get one at the grocery store for under $2. They are great to keep in the car  - especially if you are heading out of town on a trip. It’s a mess-free way for your kids to practice their vocabulary or sight words.

List of Sight Words By Grade

Attached is a list of site words by grade that I found on a really comprehensive web site called K12reader that has a TON of educational resources for kids including spelling lists, worksheets and guides for parents and teachers. You should totally check them out.

Are any of you swimming in flash cards?

Another way my to keep kids learning in the summer is to let them play online learning games. Here are a few online learning games my kids enjoy. 

2 Responses to Mess-Free Flash Cards & List of Sight Words By Grade

  1. Amy July 27, 2012 at 12:07 am #

    Thanks for the tip! I bought the notecard book… Now just have to sit down and write them out. Ben can hardly wait :)

    • Heather July 27, 2012 at 12:14 am #

      Yay! Glad it was helpful!

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