Valentine Code

Here’s a fun activity to do tomorrow in class for Valentine’s Day! Valentine Code gives students practice with vowels while they crack the secret code to solve vocabulary words. (more…)

Phonics Lesson: A to F

Improve your young learner’s printing, writing, spelling, and pronunciation with Sprout’s Phonics Cafe! This section starts with the alphabet and works up to letter combinations and words that are difficult to pronounce and spell. This week we’re featuring our colorful lesson on the letters A to F. (more…)

Phonics Lesson: Words with /ch/

The /ch/ sound (/tʃ/ written phonetically) is commonly confused with /sh/ (/ʃ/ written phonetically), so English language learners usually struggle to pronounce words spelled with “ch.” Our phonics lesson on “ch” words will have your students pronouncing and spelling words like cheese, cherry, match, and chair with ease! (more…)

Independence Day Vocabulary Lesson

Independence Day, also known as the Fourth of July or July Fourth, is a federal holiday that commemorates the July 4, 1776, adoption of the Declaration of Independence. We’ve got a fun and festive Independence Day vocabulary lesson that your kids will love! (more…)

Canada Day Vocabulary Lesson

Canada Day is a federal holiday celebrated on July 1 that commemorates the signing of the Constitution Act on July 1, 1867. We’ve got a fun and festive Canada Day vocabulary lesson that your kids will love! (more…)

Phonics Lesson: S to Z

Improve your young learner’s printing, writing, spelling, and pronunciation with Sprout’s Phonics Cafe! This section starts with the alphabet and works up to letter combinations and words that are difficult to pronounce and spell. This week we’re featuring our colorful lesson on the letters S to Z. (more…)

Christmas Word Puzzles: Pronunciation, Spelling & Vocabulary

It’s a fun, festive time of year when spirits are high in and out of class! Teachers can maximize on students’ enthusiasm by doing Christmas activities that are both fun and educational. We’ve created three Christmas puzzles for you to try in class this season: Christmas Code, Pronunciation Path, and The Snowman’s Nose. And don’t forget about last year’s vocabulary/coloring worksheet: Christmas – Find the Objects! (more…)