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Dolch Word Games Free online Dolch word games to help you learn those all-important sight words. There are games where you match the spoken word to text, word searches and spelling practice games. The games are divided into sets for Pre-Primer, Primer, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade and 3rd Grade. The most frequently used words in the English language are in the Pre-Primer section, so that's the best section to start with.
Squashy Boxes* Here's another versatile (and often overlooked) resource. Squashy Boxes enable children to quickly generate 'random' numbers. They are a simple but effective tool for practising a range of rapid recall and mental calculation strategies. Squashy Boxes are easy to make, 'pack flat', have hundreds of uses and are easy for children to manipulate; children can also store them in their own drawers or book bags.
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