Write the Living Room

The other day, we did a fun little activity to practice word recognition, handwriting, and more: Write the Living Room!

It was easy to set up, there was no mess, it was easy for my kindergartener to do, it got her moving around, and she had fun doing it! A win all around 🙂

 

Practice word recognition, handwriting, and more with this Write the Living Room activity that's perfect for Kindergarteners! Printable included.

(E was 5 years and 8 months old.)

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Materials for Write the Living Room

  • Write the Living Room pdf file (download below). This is really optional, you could simply handwrite the words.
  • Printer.
  • Laminator and laminating pouches (optional).
  • Scissors or paper cutter.
  • Sticky tape.
  • Pen.
  • 2 sheets of paper.

 

What’s in the Printable PDF File?

This is a quick and simple one-page printable that includes the words for ten items you probably have in your living room in English and German: table (Tisch), window (Fenster), sofa (Sofa), TV (Fernseher), door (Tür), chair (Stuhl), cushion (Stuhlkissen), pillow (Sofakissen), sofa table (Couchtisch), shelves (Regal).

The English words have blue frames, the German words have red frames. Words for the same item in both languages are written in the same color.

 

Practice word recognition, handwriting, and more with this Write the Living Room activity that's perfect for Kindergarteners! Printable included.

 

Cut out the word cards you need at the blue and/or red lines.

 

How to Write the Living Room

I stuck the word cards to the matching items in our living room with sticky tape. I only used the English words this time, but you could go with the German words or mix and match.

I put her sheet of paper on a clipboard to add extra interest, because E loves those things 🙂 I also numbered the lines on the paper to allow her to see easily how many cards were left in the living room.

 

Practice word recognition, handwriting, and more with this Write the Living Room activity that's perfect for Kindergarteners! Printable included.

 

She walked around, picked up one card at a time,

 

Practice word recognition, handwriting, and more with this Write the Living Room activity that's perfect for Kindergarteners! Printable included.

 

and took it to the table to copy the word to her sheet of paper.

 

Practice word recognition, handwriting, and more with this Write the Living Room activity that's perfect for Kindergarteners! Printable included.

 

After the first one, she was easily able to do the activity independently.

 

Practice word recognition, handwriting, and more with this Write the Living Room activity that's perfect for Kindergarteners! Printable included.

 

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