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Improve Student Spelling with this Easy Hack!

Here’s my latest love – a spelling sandbox! What a fun and effective way to improve spelling skills.

If you’re tired of boring spelling lessons, this spelling sandbox is an exciting solution for your classroom. This simple hack is a game-changer that can improve spelling study skills for students.

They’ll have so much fun that they’ll forget they’re studying spelling words.

image of a spelling sandbox made from a pencil case

Inspired by a Pinterest pin, I recreated this simple yet genius idea. It engaged my students and made spelling practice enjoyable. The original Pin was very simple from Kindergarten is Crazy Blog. Here is her pin:

Improve student spelling with this simple hack!

Creating a Spelling Sandbox is quick, low-cost, and highly effective. All you need is some sand and an inexpensive pencil box. They’re quick and easy to make, plus you get a big bang for your buck!

I liked the idea so much that I created five spelling sandboxes. My students used them (and fought over them) several times a week during word work time.

Improve spelling study skills with this simple hack

Grab the pencil boxes during the back-to-school sales for around $1 each.

My students couldn’t get enough of this station, and spelling work became more enjoyable and less of a chore. And the best part? Once you make these sandboxes, you can use them for years to come. It’s a win-win!

Looking for more ways to enhance students’ reading skills? Check out this DIY Reading Hack, a quick and easy solution for educators.

image shows the supplies needed to make reading guides for better student tracking while reading

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