Light Box in the Classroom: Passwords!

Heidi Swapp Lightboxes are ALL THE RAGE right now on Instagram!  Thanks to the GENIUS Maribel of Learning in Wonderland and her amazing blog post about Light Box Tips, Tricks, and Ideas, I immediately knew how I was going to utilize my light box in my kindergarten classroom!

Last year, I started thinking of quick and easy ways for my kiddos to read sight words/high-frequency words throughout the day.  Luckily, Pinterest came to my rescue! Outside my classroom and recess door, I have a laminated poster titled "Today's Password", with a word written on it using a dry erase marker.  When my students enter the classroom, they must read the "password".

At the beginning of the year, I started with number words, color words, letters (for letter sounds), and as the year progressed, I started using sight words. The word changed daily. Myself or my aide would be responsible for changing the word, but that can easily be given as a classroom job to a student.  Or, you can give a student the job of reminding the teacher to change the word when the teacher would forget (guilty)!  Here is what it looked like:



However, this upcoming school year Miss V is gettin' fancy!  I present to you... 


Click here for the Lightbox Designs!
This GLITTERY GROWING bundle includes numbers 0-20 and color words.  Coming soon: shapes and beginning sounds! All you need to do is print on transparency or vellum paper to make for your own classroom light box! I've got you covered for the first 33 days of kindergarten (and counting)!

Light box off. So glittery.
Light box on. How shiny!
It is at a discounted price right now and as the bundle grows, the price will increase. If you purchase now, you will receive the updates for free!  Just keep an eye out on my Instagram, Facebook, and make sure you follow my Teachers Pay Teachers store for news on when the bundle is updated!  

*UPDATE* 7/1/16

Daily Passwords featuring Fry's First 100 Sight Words is posted!  Click on the link here!

Thanks for visiting!  If you happen to use these in your classroom, make sure you tag me on whichever social media you post it to!  Questions? Comments? Leave some feedback below! 

Best wishes,

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