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P4-7 Active Spelling

Here are some fun ways to help your child learn any spelling words that their teacher may send home. These activities are all designed to help
the children visualise the formation of words.

Write your words Type your words on Write all your spelling Write out your words Write all of your
normally and then the PC using an words end-to-end as with the vowels in words 3 times each.
write them again interesting font. one long word. Use a one colour and the First in pencil, then in Write out your words
using your other different coloured consonants in coloured pencil and in alphabetical order.
hand! pencil or pen for another colour. then finally in pen.
each word.

Write 4 of your words Write the meanings Ask an adult to give Use the website: Rainbow Writing – Ask someone at
by cutting out letters of 6 of your words by you a practice test at www.puzzlemaker.com Write out your words home to work with
from a newspaper or looking up their home. and make a word using a different you. Trace the letters
a magazine and definitions in a search using your colour for each letter. of each of your words
sticking them on dictionary. spelling words. on their back with
paper. Print and complete it. you finger. Can they
guess the words you
have written?

Write your words Write your words in a Write your words in a Write your words in 2 Close your eyes and Draw a flower and
normally and then list across the page. list across the page. lists – one list in try and write down write each of your
write each word Circle the vowels in Circle the lowercase and the your spelling words words in a petal or
backwards. each word. consonants in each other in CAPITALS. without looking. leaf.
e.g. house - esuoh word.
P1-3 Active Spelling

Here are some fun ways to help your child learn any spelling words that their teacher may send home.

These activities are all designed to help the children visualise the formation of words.

Write your words Type your words on the Write 2 of your words by Ask an adult to give you a
normally and then write PC using an interesting cutting out letters from a practice test at home.
them again using your font. newspaper or a magazine
other hand! and sticking them on paper.
Write your words in 2 Ask someone at home Write all of your words 3 Close your eyes and try
lists – one list in to work with you. Trace times each. First in pencil, and write down your
lowercase and the the letters of each of then in coloured pencil and spelling words without
other in CAPITALS. your words on their back then finally in pen. looking.
with you finger. Can
they guess the words
you have written?

Draw a flower and Spell each of your words
write each of your out loud to an adult at
words in a petal or leaf. home.