The Carryover Calendar is a great resource for parents to help their
child practice their short vowels over extended breaks or summer
vacation. The Carryover Calendar for Short Vowels package includes: the Calendar, Bingo cards for each short vowels, Nursery Rhymes targeting the short vowels, Word Lists and Discrimination Lists for the short vowels, a Word Sort activity, and pictures of items
that use the short vowels for a Picture Matching activity.
The Calendar gives 30 suggestions for daily activities where you can practice with your child focusing on saying and recognizing short vowels. Activities range from reciting a nursery rhyme that uses the target sound, singing a song that uses the short vowels, playing games such as Picture Matching, Bingo or a board game, such as Candyland, or a card game such as Go Fish. Some activities involve thinking of nouns or verbs that contain short vowels. Other activities include reading stories or making up stories using words with short vowels.
The Nursery Rhymes pages, Word List pages, Word Sort worksheet, Discrimination Word List, Bingo Cards, and Picture
pages are included as resources for the calendar.