Endless possibilities for interactive spelling practice activities!
Introduce hands on spelling activities with our Spell-A-Word dry-erase mat! Phonics and word recognition will become interactive and full of movement whenever you use this mat. 1st grade spelling words can be exciting despite being difficult. Make spelling words for 2nd grade engaging and especially enjoyable. With Spell-A-Word Hop, you can bring your spelling words games to the next level through movement-based learning.
This Spell-A-Word Hop mat is laminated with dry-erase material. Therefore, you can write on it over and over again! Simply lay the mat out on the floor and begin writing letters in the eight colorful blocks on the top row to form words.
You can use the Spell-A-Word Hop for a variety of hands on spelling activities. Have students stand in the blocks on the bottom row with feet in them. Build phonics skills by asking them to make the sound of the letter in the block above their feet. Students can jump from one block to the next and sound out words up to eight letters long.
Introduce simple words to preschoolers and kindergartners. Practice high-frequency words for first graders. Furthermore, keep spelling words for 2nd grade interesting, rather than letting them become a challenging chore.
The dry-erase aspect of this mat keeps spelling practice activities tactile on a large scale for children. You can also add an element of competition with spelling words games to keep students motivated.
Watch your students’ phonemic awareness and reading skills improve as a result of playing on this mat. Above all, movement-based learning will boost young students’ comprehension and memory retention, while also improving gross motor skills.
Children love to move, play, and draw with markers, so this mat is perfect for keeping busy hands and bodies engaged! Find more spelling practice activities on our activity database. Second grade spelling has never been this fun! Overall, students will be well-prepared to learn sight words.
Dimensions: 30 x 110 inches
Materials: Laminated Floor Mats combine the power of our heavy duty vinyl material with dry-erase laminate. The laminate works well with a dry-erase marker and can be cleaned easily.
Includes: Laminated mat with 8 blocks for building words
*Note: Dry-erase mats are not slip-resistant. Place the mats in safe, non-high-traffic areas.
Check out our material FAQ page for more information and instructions on caring for your floor mat.
Sample Activity: Writing The Word
- Call out a word from your current spelling list.
- Have the first student write the first letter of the word in the first box (light red).
- Then, have the second student write the second letter of the word in the second box (dark red).
- Continue taking turns with students until the whole word is spelled.
- Finally, have students take turns jumping on the boxes with feet, spelling the word aloud as they jump below each letter.