Why limit yourself to color by number? Color by sight word activity sheets teach the sight words in a way that is simple and fun–with loads of extra benefits!
The Benefits of Color by Sight Word Activity Sheets
Your preschooler will see color by sight word activity sheets as an enjoyable coloring activity that reveals a hidden shape. What she doesn’t realize is that she is actually sharpening a bunch of skills.
Sight Word Recognition
You can speed up the process of reading by having your preschooler memorize high-frequency words (the words that appear most often in reading).
These words are called the Dolch sight words, and the color by sight word activity sheets review the sight words for pre-K in a quick and entertaining way.
Even if your child is new to sight words, these activity sheets have models of the words printed at the top for quick reference.
The best way to learn new words is in context. Your child will ask you, “What does this word mean?” for the purpose of completing the color by sight word activity sheet. When your little one has a reason for learning, he is much more receptive to it.
Learning the colors is another preschool mile marker. What better way than by reviewing colors with a hands-on activity?
Fine Motor Skills Practice
Excellent hand-eye coordination is necessary for neat handwriting. You can lay the groundwork for that by cutting, pasting, beading…and, yes, coloring! Coloring inside the lines practices grip and fine motor control.
The ability to spot patterns and see how pieces fit together is an integral part of spatial reasoning. As your little learner colors each shape, he will see a surprise picture emerge. Who knows? He may even have the skills to spot the picture halfway through!
How to Use Color by Sight Word Activity Sheets
Color by sight word activity sheets have tons of benefits, but the best part is that they are so simple to use. Here’s what you need:
1 – Download and print your set of color by number activity sheets from the Homeschooling Preschool Store. You’ll need to print in color (that’s a given), but the color ink sections are very small.
2 – Using a pack of 24 (or larger count) crayons, help your child select the matching colors.
3 – Go over the sight words together. You can do this one by one to introduce them or review them as a group.
4 – Color the corresponding shape and watch the picture emerge!
You can use these color by sight word activity sheets when you are going over sight words, or you can use them as an extension activity for those who need an extra challenge in language arts.
Where to Find Color by Sight Word Activity Sheets
You can download a pack of color by sight word activity sheets from the Homeschooling Preschool Store. It couldn’t be simpler to click, print, and practice word recognition!