Thursday, July 5, 2012

Name Fun and a Freebie- UPDATED FREEBIE!





During summer school this year, I needed a fun activity for some students to learn the letters in their name and the order of those letters.  I came up with this shirt and button activity for them.  



UPDATED:  Click here or on the picture above to download the pattern to make this name person!




Students practiced cutting skills, colors, letter identification and order with this project.  It looked so cute too.  

 
Along with learning their names with the buttons for the shirt, students can practice their name and their friends' names in the pocket chart.  

Can you believe how fast the summer is going already?  I know, we don't really want to talk about that!  But whenever you ARE ready to think about that, you can grab this freebie if you would like!  I made some reading posters for you and you can download them if they are something you could use.  :)  If the posters are something you like, please take a moment to follow me on TpT.  I would appreciate that so much!  Enjoy!!



I have linked up with Kreative in Kinder and some other top notch blogs for International Blog Hopping Day!  Be sure to click on the picture and go visit the other fabulous blogs and grab your freebies!!



23 comments:

  1. Thanks, Lori, for the name game idea and posters!

    Ѽ Lori
    Teaching With Love and Laughter
    luvyorkies@gmail.com

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  2. Looks great Lori, as always. Your little button names are cute!
    ❀ Tammy
    Forever in First

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  3. So cute - love this idea. Do you have a template for the people?

    Erica
    Sprinkles to Kindergarten
    erica_crowder0612@yahoo.com

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  4. I love the name craftivity Lori! That would go great when I read Chrysanthemum to them the first week of school!! Thanks for sharing!
    Lisa
    Learning Is Something to Treasure

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  5. Thank you so much for sharing your posters. I absolutely love your idea of the button people!

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  6. You are welcome! Thanks for coming by Lori!

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  7. Thank you Tammy! The kids enjoyed making them!

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  8. Thanks Erica!! I do have a template, but it is at school and I can't get in there this month. If you remind me next month I can get one to you.

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  9. Thank you so much, Jennifer!

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  10. Thanks Lisa! Chrysanthemum would be a great book to do this with!

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  11. Thank you Pam! Hope you can use the posters!

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  12. I love your shirt activity. I've just pinned it!

    ❀Barbara❀
    Grade ONEderful
    Ruby Slippers Blog Designs

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  13. Thank you for doing that, Barbara!

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  14. I love this letters in my name project. I just pinned it to remember that it's a great beg of school project. I'm also your newest follower and I make 600 followers! Congrats on a great blog. I will be back to visit for more ideas. :)

    Elizabeth
    Mrs. Polston's Kindergarten
    epolston at rowland dot k12 dot ca dot us

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  15. Yay Elizabeth for being number 600 for me!! Thanks for the kind words about my blog. I just visited your cute blog and am now your newest follower. :)

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  16. This is a great idea! Did you get a template posted for this idea?

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  17. I am sorry, Tiffany, I haven't posted a template for this yet. I need to get that item created. Thanks for coming by!

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  18. That is okay, thanks for the response! I found something from a previous year that will work. They just won't be quite as cute. :)

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  19. Wow! I saw this awhile ago and remembered I wanted to do it. Searching for name activity with buttons on shirt and it brought it up:-) I was wondering if you were able to find the template yet or could provide more details?

    Thank you!

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  20. Tiffany and Jennifer N., I now have updated this post. I included the link for the pattern. :) Thanks for your interest everyone!

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  21. Perfect for my kindergarten title I kiddos. We have many who are unable to recognize their name as well as write it. I'll probably have to shrink the button size for Catherine and Christopher to fit. :)

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  22. Glad you like it, Lee Ann! I have several that are struggling with letters in their name too.

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