Category Archives: Reading

44 Crossword Puzzles With First Letter Missing: Fun Letter Sound Practice

Crossword puzzles with the first letter missing are a fun way for kids to practice first letter sounds. Kids can learn about how to match the clues to the location in the puzzle, identify the picture, and then identify the … Continue reading

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30 Secret Message Puzzles & Riddles

Secret Message Puzzles (or Cryptograms) are great for teaching problem solving that helps in math, science, and computer programming. And they’re super fun, too! These 30 puzzles all have plenty of hints to get new puzzlers started on this fun … Continue reading

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30 Beginner Secret Message Puzzles & Riddles

Secret Message Puzzles (or Cryptograms) are great for teaching problem solving that helps in math, science, and computer programming. And they’re super fun, too! These 30 puzzles are all at the beginner level to help young kids learn the rudimentary … Continue reading

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30 Animal BINGO Boards & 97 Animal Calling Cards (PDF)

Animal Bingo is fun for young kids and great letter recognition and spelling practice. It’s also great vocabulary practice for ESL students. There are 2 ways you can get Animal Bingo: You can purchase the PDF on Teachers Pay Teachers. … Continue reading

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National Reading Month

March is National Reading month, and The Trip Clip® has some free, printable tools you can use to help keep your kids reading all month long! Reading Bingo is a silly way to keep it interesting. Challenge your kids to … Continue reading

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10 Ways to Learn at the Grocery Store

There are learning opportunities even in mundane tasks like going to the grocery store. Click through to find suggestions for how to use the grocery trip as a teaching opportunity, as well as free printables to keep it fun!  

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Reading Bingo

Keep your kids reading this summer with creative reading challenges.  Have your kids get 5 in a row in a week to make a bingo. You can print this bingo board for free.  If it works, use The Trip Clip … Continue reading

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Summer Reading Ideas

Tips and free printables to keep your kids reading this summer! 1. Stock your Shelves The right book can turn a reluctant reader into a voracious one. The trick is to keep putting books in front of them until something … Continue reading

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Week 22 Free Printable: Reading Bingo

This is a super fun way to encourage your kids to read this summer! Challenge your child to get a BINGO in any direction, or even wipe out the whole board! You can also easily edit this board with your … Continue reading

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Week 21 Free Printable: Summer Reading Challenge

Broaden your kids’ horizons this summer by encouraging them to read outside of their comfort zone. This list uses genres, but you can create any kind of list you want that helps challenge your kids to read new things.  Maybe … Continue reading

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