20 Activities To Do With Reading Buddies or Big/Little Buddy Time. There are some low prep activities and some that require time or prepping but all of the activities provide a great learning experience for learning buddies.
Big Buddies coming in once a week to share activities w the little ones (reading together or difficult art projects!)
I could envision seeing one of these but for math buddies. The pause time and praise is important, and the prompts could be something like: What did you do first? Could we model or making a drawing? What do you know for sure?, etc.
Have a bucket of "Reading Buddies" for silent reading time. :)
Reading Buddies: Reading Buddy CardThese print, fold and go Reading Buddy Cards are a quick and easy way for younger students to show their Reading Buddies
reading buddies- use to practice fluency. Students read aloud (or tell story) to reading buddy
An Apple For The Teacher: Roll and Retell - Building Summarizing, Communication, and Writing Skills
Teach It Today!: Reading Buddies and Story Elements Freebie!
Do your students have big or little buddies? My kindergarteners always pair up with 4th or 5th grade buddies and do projects together throughout the year. Here is a get-to-know-you activity. Page 1 has one big buddy and 1 small buddyPage 2 has two equal sized buddies
Partner Reading chart - I am going to make one of these next year for my "reading buddy" time. Love it!