tagboard or cardstock paper
scissors or die-cut machine
1. On a piece of 8 1/2 ” x 11” tagboard or cardstock, write “Wild About Reading” at
the top and print the directions: “Place the cards with words you can read on
the word wall.”
2. Cut out elephants on a die-cut machine. Print sight words on each elephant.
Mount each elephant on tagboard, laminate, and cut out.
3. Hang the pocket chart at children’s eye level. Seat the children in a circle near
the pocket chart. Insert the title/directions card in the top pocket of the
4. Place one elephant at a time in the pocket chart. Ask for volunteers to read
the words. This fun center gives children an opportunity to learn many new