At times, carryover can be difficult to establish. If only we could follow our students around 24/7, reminding them to use their good speech sounds! But as my students like to say “Ain’t nobody got time for that!”
So, out of necessity I needed a fresh, SIMPLE idea to encourage generalization. While
wasting time on productively scanning through Pinterest, I noticed
sight words printed on paper watches. Bingo! I took the idea and adapted it for
These watches are fun and easy! Just print out the page with your desired phoneme, have student color and cut the watch. Then loosely tape the watch to the students wrist. Now they have a visual reminder of their speech sound all day!
I have found that this activity appeals mostly to PK, K, 1st and 2nd grades. It is fun and they enjoy showing off their watch to family and friends.
I have created packets for the following phonemes: