Disappearing Spelling Words

Ask you kids if they want to make their spelling words disappear. What do you think they’d say? I can imagine lots of grins and giggles.

With this activity, we’re going to do things a bit different and practice our spelling words by making them disappear. I promise your kids are going to have fun with this disappearing spelling words¬†activity!

Practice your spelling words and then make them disappear with this fun Disappearing Spelling Words activity. It's such a fun way to practice!

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To set-up

You will need coffee filters, washable markers, newspaper, and a spray bottle filled with water.

Lay down newspaper and set your coffee filters on top.

This will get quite wet and messy, and the colors will bleed, so use something to protect your table in addition to the newspaper. We like to use an old sheet.

Practice your spelling words and then make them disappear with this fun Disappearing Spelling Words activity. It's such a fun way to practice!

Disappearing Spelling Words!

Have your child write their spelling words on the coffee filter with the washable markers. You will need to use washable markers (don’t get out your Sharpies!) to get the words to disappear. This step, quite frankly, is the practice part. The rest is all for fun – a bonus for writing out all your spelling words.

Now, it’s time for fun. Spray, spray, and spray the coffee filters with water until the spelling words disappear. If you’re lucky, you might get some pretty tie-dyed coffee filters. But, one thing your guaranteed of is a whole lot of fun!

The next time your child needs to practice spelling words, tell them to make to try disappearing spelling words!

Practice your spelling words and then make them disappear with this fun Disappearing Spelling Words activity. It's such a fun way to practice!

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Buy the 31 Ways to Practice Spelling Words Ebook

You can purchase a printable form of this book for $7.50 The book is designed to print and turn into a half-page size booklet. It’s perfect to keep at your homework station. Your kids can flip through and find a fun way to practice their spelling words.

The ideas will be convenient and ready to use. No need to turn on the computer every day for ideas.

Most activities require little to no prep time. And, if you make sure you have all the supplies on the Master Supply List (included in the book) on hand, you’ll be able to do any of these fun spelling word ideas any time.

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Terri is a writer and mom of two elementary-aged girls. She has a passion for learning and is always looking for ways to make learning fun. You can find her at Better Than Homework where she shares fun learning activities or Creative Family Fun where she shares art, craft, and family fun ideas.

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