- Find an old tray, cookie sheet or shallow plastic container.
- Place sand in the bottom of the tray. This should be a thin layer that just covers the bottom. You can find colored sand at a craft store. No sand? You can also use play sand, rice, glitter, rice or small fish tank rocks.
- Say a spelling word to your child.
- Have them sound out each letter as they write the word.
- Then, underline the word while reading it.