Making Words has always been one of my favorite spelling/word work activities. The idea is so simple, yet adaptable to be used at almost any grade level. I think I purchased the first book way back in 1995.
I then added Making More Words and Making Big Words to my professional library.
All of these books, by Pat Cunningham, can still be found in bookstores and online. If you haven’t tried these books you should definitely check them out.
Taking Pat’s simple idea of using a set of letters to make words, I’ve designed a set of letters for autumn.
They are so much fun to get your kids excited about spelling patterns. You can use the letters for guided class lessons or set them up in a center so kids can explore spelling seasonal words.
This beginning set has one set of letters on turkey feathers and a stand up easel you can make for each student. (You don’t have to use the easel for the word practice, but they’re really cute!)
To get your free set, along with directions, click on this image.