Are you looking for a fun and creative way for your child to practice learning their sight words? Check out this easy to set up but super fun sight word game using shaving cream! The great thing about this activity is that it incorporates reading and writing sight words in a fun sensory experience!!
Here’s How to Set Up Shaving Cream Sight Word Game
Unroll a large piece of white paper and write out the sight words you want your child to learn. Randomly write the sight words all over the white paper and tape down on to a table.
Grab your large sensory bin and lay it over the sight words. You should be able to see the sight words through the sensory bin. Now spray it with shaving cream! Have your little one use their hands to cover the entire sensory bin with shaving cream.
This was a lot of fun for my 4 year old who absolutely loves playing with shaving cream.
Cover the entire bottom of the sensory bin with shaving so that you cannot see any of the sight words.
Find a Sight Word
Now it’s time to find a sight word. Invite your child to use their hands to find a sight word on the bottom of the sensory bin.
Once they find and uncover it, have them read it out loud and then use their finger to write the word beside it (or anywhere in the sensory bin) in the shaving cream.
Once they have found and written out the sight word, have your child erase it by swiping shaving over it and try and find another one! Continue until they have found them all!
Sight Word Success
This was a fabulous activity for sight word practice that my four year old absolutely loved. She forgot that she was learning, reading and writing by the end. My 14 month old twins had woken up half way through this activity but instead of stopping, she continued to find and write out the sight words on her own! Shaving cream for the win!
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- Shaving Cream
- White kraft paper
- 41 Qt, Clear Sensory Bin (Large)