Candle Sight Word Activity

Beginning readers pick a sight word card, choose the number of toilet paper rolls that corresponds with the number of letters in the word, and then spell the word by choosing the appropriate letter popsicle stick to place in each roll. The final product is a candle, lit with a letter flame, which spells the word on the card.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Have parents donate paper towel and toilet paper rolls
  • Laminate the sight word cards for continued use
Classroom Considerations
  • Teacher is responsible for making and preparing the activity ahead of time
  • Requires yellow construction paper, toilet paper rolls, and popsicle sticks
  • You must have access to the Internet in order to print the templates
  • A fun take on a sight word activity
  • Comes with additional pages for sight word matching
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