Spelling With Bananagrams

I’m going to say this right off the bat, I’ve been waiting since November to write up this post. The reason? I put the game Bananagrams on String Bean’s Christmas list and was waiting to see if any of the grandparents were going to get it for him and one of them did.

I found these cute little word building cards from Educents way back in November. I bought them and printed them off for Turbo to use to help him a.) learn how to spell and b.) how to sound out words to get the correct spelling of words. Granted they are only 3 letters long, he still sounded out all of the letters as he worked on it.

These little cards either can be downloaded with the word printed on the card already so your child can look at the word first and then put the Bananagram tile on the squares or they can come blank and they can figure out what letters go in the squares.

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Since Turbo is just starting to read books on his own I thought that this would be a fun little activity for him to help sound out words.

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He had so much fun doing this little activity. I may  have to make up some cards of my own with longer words for him to try to spell out.

You can get your own word builder cards here. And if you don’t have Bananagrams, Scrabble tiles would work just the same.



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15 comments on “Spelling With Bananagrams

  1. That is adorable! I love Bananagrams! I play it with a friend. I make words in French and she makes words in English. I like it better than Scrabble because it is so do-able in a small time frame. It is such a fun game!

  2. This is such a great idea! It’s hard to get kids to take time to sit down and practice reading and spelling and using the Bananagrams game is genius! Thanks so much for sharing at Inspiration Thursday!

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