This sight word DOWN play dough mat combines four hands-on activities you can incorporate into your classroom:
Kids read the sight word DOWN three times. Ask them to move the finger while reading each word. Kids make the sight word DOWN with play dough. Ask them to use a different color of play dough for each letter and spark their creativity. Kids trace and write the sight word DOWN to boost their spelling and handwriting skills.
Tips: once printed, place the worksheet inside a page protector or laminate for durability.
Available styles and printing options:
Styles: Zaner-Bloser, Handwriting Without Tears (HWT), and D’Nealian.
Printing options: black lines.
Zaner-Bloser. Forming letters straight up and down. Guideline: blue headline, red baseline, and dotted midline. An easy step-by-step approach.
Handwriting Without Tears. Forming letters using simple strokes. Guideline: simplified. Modern handwriting.
D’Nealian. Forming letters in slight slant and adding little tails to each letter. Guideline: blue headline, red baseline, and dotted midline. Easier transition to cursive.