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Name Activity: Big Book of Names


Standard Resource

Years: K, 1

8 Pages

Product Code: TEAC361

Resource Type: Activities, Mini Lessons

About this teaching resource

Teaching letter names through experiences that involve using children's names 'is one of the most powerful means of teaching children about letters'. Snowball, D. and Bolton, F. Spelling K-8 Planning and Teaching

Big Book of Names: Create a class Big Book of Names. This will quickly become one of the most popular books in the classroom. Have a whole lot of fun creating a Big Book of the names of every child in the class.
Children will love illustrating their Name Page.
Big Book making is outlined in the mini lesson, with illustration frames included to make this Big Book as special as the people making it.

The Teachific Name Game series provides a range of activities that can form part of the regular weekly/daily routine, and some activities that are useful to repeat on a more irregular basis throughout the year.

Australian curriculum alignment

Year K  

ACELA1440: Recognise and name all upper and lower case letters (graphemes) and know the most common sound that each letter represents.

Year 1  

ACELA1459: Understand that a letter can represent more than one sound and that a syllable must contain a vowel sound.


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