The Day The Crayons Quit phonics activities

My second semester in the ELED program we were assigned to create either a “book box” or a “book binder” as one of our final projects in my Literacy Methods class. I like the idea of a binder better, because it’s easier to store, so I went with that. And since one of my favorite children’s books is “The Day the Crayons Quit”, I based my phonics (and other) games off of that. (You could also use, “The Day the Crayons Came Home”). I got an A on the assignment, and was able to use it a few times in the classroom during my internship this past school year. The book was a favorite of my students, and they absolutely LOVED the games and activities that I made to go along with it. There is a picture of each game/activity plus a picture of the directions (except for the last picture, which are Crayon “puppets” used to retell the story…a great comprehension activity!). The “Color by Sight Word” activity I found on Teachers Pay Teachers (link here), as well as the game board (link here), and clip art (links here and here). The long vowel and short vowel boxes were cut using my Silhouette Cameo, but you could really use old crayon boxes with a label over them to make it easier.

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