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At the moment I am a Stay -at-Home mom with two beautiful children aged 2 and 5. I am passionate about teaching and creating resources to make learning fun! I am a qualified Remedial teacher and taught year 7 - 9 for 6 years. My resources are a mixture of what I did with my students in the main stream classroom, in the Remedial classroom as well as with my daughter at home. Happy Teaching!

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At the moment I am a Stay -at-Home mom with two beautiful children aged 2 and 5. I am passionate about teaching and creating resources to make learning fun! I am a qualified Remedial teacher and taught year 7 - 9 for 6 years. My resources are a mixture of what I did with my students in the main stream classroom, in the Remedial classroom as well as with my daughter at home. Happy Teaching!
CVC Short A Bingo
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CVC Short A Bingo

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This Bingo game focuses on CVC words with a short A sound. There are two versions of the game boards and three versions of the ‘question cards’. This will allow your the opportunity to adapt the game to suit your class situation. The first version of the game boards has pictures while the second has words. You can then pair your chosen game board up with either picture question cards, word question cards or word and picture question cards. There are 10 game boards and this game would work well as a center activity, group activity and pair activity. Be sure to check out my other CVC Bingo games. Should you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact me at margauxlangenhoven@gmail.com Happy Teaching! Margaux Created by Margaux Langenhoven from Learning with Sunflower Smiles
Monster Patterns
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Monster Patterns

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This product aims to develop a student’s ability to copy and complete patterns. Copying and completing patterns assists in developing a student’s ability to problem solve, predict, reason and make connections. This product is perfect for pre-k students to help them to develop these skills for the future. Students copy the pattern presented to them and then continue the pattern accordingly. It is offered in full colour and half colour cards. If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact me at margauxlangenhoven@gmail.com Regards Margaux
CVC Sentence Reading Cards
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CVC Sentence Reading Cards

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CVC Sentence Reading Cards This set of 96 task cards is the perfect activity for children who are ready to read their CVC words in sentences. Students read each of the two sentences on the card and indicate which sentence is true by placing a mark in the correct box on the right hand side of the card (use a dry wipe marker on a laminated card to make them reusable) , or by placing a peg to indicate the correct option. This set has been divided into four sections. The sections have been determined by the sight words used in each group. Below you can see which sight words are used in each section (words are : Orange: the, on, it, is, in, red, I, a, and, am. Green: like, and, to, for, has, go, see, blue, he, she. Blue: then, them, will, with , put, at, one. Yellow, my, by, come, this, look, you, up, two. I would recommend starting with the orange section and moving to the green, then blue and finally yellow as progression takes place and sight words from the orange section may be present in all the sections. I trust your children will enjoy this activity. Should you have any queries or suggestion, please contact me at margauxlangenhoven@gmail.com Margaux Created by Margaux Langenhoven from "Learning with Sunflower Smiles"
Long E Vowel Clip Cards
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Long E Vowel Clip Cards

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Long E Vowel Clip Cards These Long a Vowel Clip Cards can be used to practise words with Long a Vowel sounds and is the perfect center activity. Place a dot behind the correct answer in order to make these cards self-correcting. Laminating the cards will make them more durable and therefore will last longer. This set is provided in colour and black and white (which can be copied onto coloured paper if desired). These cards can be even be used for upper elementary as spelling practise. There are also some blank cards for extra pictures. A list of the words is also included, which students can paste into their workbooks and use as a reference. Students can use a clothes peg to identify which spelling is used to create the long a sound in each picture. If clothes pegs are not available, students can write with a white board marker on the laminated cards. Holes can also be punched into the cards below each letter. Students can then thread a straw or string through the corresponding hole. Should you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact me on margauxlangenhoven@gmail.com. I trust your students will benefit from this activity. Margaux
R-Controlled Clip Cards
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R-Controlled Clip Cards

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These R-Controlled Vowel Clip Cards can be used to practise words with R-Controlled Vowel sounds and is the perfect center activity. Place a dot behind the correct answer in order to make these cards self-correcting. Laminating the cards will make them more durable and therefore will last longer. This set is provided in color and black and white (which can be copied onto colored paper if desired). These cards can even be used for upper elementary as spelling practise. There are also some blank cards for extra pictures. A list of the words is also included, which students can paste into their workbooks and use as a reference. Students can use a clothes peg to identify which spelling is used in each word represented by a picture. If clothes pegs are not available, students can write with a white board marker on the laminated cards. Holes can also be punched into the cards below each letter. Students can then thread a straw or string through the corresponding hole. Should you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact me on margauxlangenhoven@gmail.com. I trust your students will benefit from this activity. Margaux Created by Margaux Langenhoven from Learning with Sunflower Smiles
S-Blend Identification Mats
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S-Blend Identification Mats

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This product has been designed with a Princess and Knight theme. It is the perfect addition to your phonics centers. Each S – Blend, namely sc, sk, sl, sm, sn, sp, st and sw, has its own sound identification mat, offered in colour and black and white. Should you have any queries or suggestions, please do not hesitate to contact me at margauxlangenhoven@gmail.com I trust your students will enjoy this activity. Margaux Created by Margaux Langenhoven from Learning with Sunflower Smiles
Visual Discrimination (Find the shadow)
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Visual Discrimination (Find the shadow)

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Visual discrimination is a skill which is vitally important for the development of language and math skills. Without it, students are unable to differentiate between letters, words and numbers. Use these 15 Shadow activity cards to help aid the development of the visual discrimination skill. Two versions have been included, a colour and black and white version. Print and laminate the colour version in order to make it reusable. Students can the use a washing peg to clip the correct shadow. Alternatively, print the black and white version and use as a worksheet. Students can circle the shadow on the page. A front page has also been included should you wish to make a little booklet with the pages. Should you have any queries, suggestions or requests, please do not hesitate to contact me at margauxlangenhoven@gmail.com. Happy teaching! Margaux
L-Blend Posters
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L-Blend Posters

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This set of half-page L-Blend posters can be used as part of your word wall. The L – Blend is in red to make it more visible. There are five posters for every blend, which include; bl, fl, cl, gl, sl, and pl. The posters are presented in color and black and white. There are two ‘header’ posters for each group, a plain one and a honey bear themed one. This offers you a variety depending on what would suit your classroom and students better. These posters correspond with my L-Blend Clip cards and Identification Mats and would work well when used together. Should you have any queries or suggestions, please contact me at margauxlangenhoven@gmail.com Margaux Created by Margaux Langenhoven from Learning with Sunflower Smiles
Long Vowel Posters
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Long Vowel Posters

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These Long Vowel Posters will make the perfect reference for students while learning about the long vowel combinations. The pack has been color coded according to the vowel sound the combination make. Each vowel pair has it’s own page, where a list of the words using the vowel pair is listed as well as a picture to represent the vowel pair. A poster for the following combinations has been included: Long A: -ay, -ai, a_e Long E: -ea, -ee, -ey, -y, e_e Long I: -y, -igh, -ie, i_e Long O: -oe, -ou, -ow, -oa, o_e Long U: -eu, -ew, u_e Should you have any queries or suggestions, please do not hesitate to contact me at margauxlangenhoven@gmail.com Happy Teaching! Margaux {Created by Margaux Langenhoven from Learning with Sunflower Smiles}
Number Sort 1 - 10
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Number Sort 1 - 10

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Number sort 1 - 10 Use these little Monkey families to practice the numbers. It includes number symbols, tally marks, subitising dots, ten frames and counting pictures. A separate page with number words is also included for when students are ready for number word recognition. How to use this product: Help Daddy Monkey to reunite with his family. You can select the level you wish your students to complete this activity. By selecting who you want Daddy Monkey to match up with, bringing in word recognition when students are ready. By printing these on larger pages, these would make a beautiful Number Chart with a twist. Worksheets have also been included where students can record the families and what they learnt about each number. See how I used them by visiting my blog: Learning with Sunflower Smiles, search tag Numbers . If you have any queries or suggestions, you can contact me at margauxlangenhoven@gmail.com. Margaux
Valentine's Day Card
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Valentine's Day Card

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Valentine's Day Card Your students will love cutting out and building this Valentine's Day puzzle to give as a card to their loved ones. Should you have any queries or suggestions, please contact me at margauxlangenhoven@gmail.com Happy teaching! Margaux
Word Wall Labels - Rainbow
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Word Wall Labels - Rainbow

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These Rainbow Word Wall labels are perfect to create a Word Wall feature in your classroom. The labels are square in shape and offered in three sizes. These sizes include: 6 per page, 4 per page and 2 per page. A heading card has also been included and is in two sizes. Should you have any requests, suggestions or queries, please contact me at margauxlangenhoven@gmail.com. Happy Teaching! Margaux Created by Margaux Langenhoven from "Learning with Sunflower Smiles"
Alphabet Foreground and Background
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Alphabet Foreground and Background

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Alphabet Foreground and Background coloring pages Use this Alphabet Visual Foreground and background activity to reinforce both. A US and UK version of this product is included in the download. The development of Visual Foreground and Background is important in students as it allows them to differentiate between items on a page and later on words in a sentence and on a page. Without the ability to do so, images and words blend into one another and the student is unable to distinguish the difference. Students need to color the letter and its corresponding picture. They then also practise their fine motor further by writing over the dotted letters to form the word of the picture they are colouring. Should you have any queries or suggestions, please contact me on margauxlangenhoven@gmail.com Margaux Created by Margaux Langenhoven from "Learning with Sunflower Smiles"
100 Number Chart (Ladybug theme)
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100 Number Chart (Ladybug theme)

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100 Number chart (Ladybug theme) This Number Chart consists of the numbers from 1 to 100. Odd numbers are characterized by green borders and a ladybug in the bottom left corner. Even numbers are characterized by red borders and bunting at the top of the block. Multiples of 10 have an additional picture of little leaves as well as the bunting to differentiate them. These cards can be placed in a square as a hundred chart or in a horizontal line around the classroom as a number line. I created individual number cards to make it easy for numbers to be removed in order for students to identify which ones are missing or replace those that have been removed to act as a center activity or manipulative resource. Additional blank squares have also been included which can be used to cover the numbers and if laminated, students can use a white board marker to write the number of the card that the blank card is covering. If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact me at margauxlangenhoven@gmail.com Happy Teaching Margaux Created by Margaux Langenhoven from Learning with Sunflower Smiles
Rainbow Number Posters 1 - 20
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Rainbow Number Posters 1 - 20

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Rainbow Number Posters 1 - 20 This number chart can be used as a display in your classroom to familiarize students with numbers 1 – 20. The posters are in a bright, rainbow color palette to add an inviting, student appropriateness to the posters. Each poster includes the number, word and base ten frame for the number. Additional mini posters have also been included which have the tally marks and base ten blocks on them. You can punch two holes at the bottom of the main number poster and a hole in each of the mini posters to connect them with paper clips. You can then add the mini posters as you cover them in class. You may also be interested in my Rainbow Word Wall Labels which fit with this design. Should you have any suggestions or requests, please do not hesitate to contact me at margauxlangenhoven@gmail.com Happy Teaching Margaux from Learning with Sunflower Smiles
100 Number Chart Fairy Theme
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100 Number Chart Fairy Theme

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100 Number Chart Fairy Theme This Number Chart consists of the numbers from 1 to 100. Odd numbers are characterized by pink borders and bunting in the top left corner. Even numbers are characterized by yellow borders and a small fairy in the bottom left corner. Multiples of 10 have an additional picture of a mushroom as well as the fairy to differentiate them. These cards can be placed in a square as a hundred chart or in a horizontal line around the classroom as a number line. Each page consists of 6 individual numbers. I created individual number cards to make it easy for numbers to be removed in order for students to identify which ones are missing or replace those that have been removed to act as a center activity or manipulative resource. Additional blank squares have also been included which can be used to cover the numbers and if laminated, students can use a white board marker to write the number of the card that the blank card is covering. If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact me at margauxlangenhoven@gmail.com Margaux
Word Wall Labels - Bright and Colorful
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Word Wall Labels - Bright and Colorful

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These bright and colorful Word Wall labels are perfect to create a Word Wall feature in your classroom. The labels are square in shape and offered in three sizes. These sizes include: 6 per page, 4 per page and 2 per page. A heading card has also been included and is in two sizes. Should you have any requests, suggestions or queries, please contact me at margauxlangenhoven@gmail.com. Happy Teaching! Margaux
L - Blend Clip Cards
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L - Blend Clip Cards

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L - Blend Clip Cards Use these L-Blend Clip Cards to assist students with blending sounds together. The cards are available in black and white as well as in color. Five cards have been included for each L – blend, namely bl, cl, gl, sl, pl and fl. Place a dot behind the correct blend and let students use clothes pegs to clip the sound they think the picture starts with. They then turn the card over and check if they pegged the correct sound. By laminating the cards, students can also circle the correct answer with a white board marker. Should you have any queries or suggestions, please do not hesitate to contact me at margauxlangenhoven@gmail.co.za I trust your student will enjoy this activity. Margaux
Valentine's Day Card
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Valentine's Day Card

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Valentine's Day Card Your students will love cutting out and building this Valentine's Day puzzle to give as a card to their loved ones. Should you have any queries or suggestions, please contact me at margauxlangenhoven@gmail.com Happy teaching! Margaux
Word Wall Labels - Bright and Colorful
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Word Wall Labels - Bright and Colorful

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These bright and colorful Word Wall labels are perfect to create a Word Wall feature in your classroom. The labels are square in shape and offered in three sizes. These sizes include: 6 per page, 4 per page and 2 per page. A heading card has also been included and is in two sizes. Should you have any requests, suggestions or queries, please contact me at margauxlangenhoven@gmail.com. Happy Teaching! Margaux Created by Margaux Langenhoven from "Learning with Sunflower Smiles"