Utilizing movement with sensory play significantly enhances the retention of sight words in children. Movement stimulates cognitive development and aids in storing sight words in long-term memory. Movement is an avenue for effective learning and memory recall.
Tips and Tricks
*While performing exercises, place sight words on a wall above the child’s eyes if possible
*Have the child say the sight word before they begin the activity
*Complete the movement once per letter
*Have the child say the sight word again at the very end
*Repeat the exercise (Child can complete activity 3 to 5 times per sight word)