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.
Does your class have big buddies? Free questionnaire.
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.
An Apple For The Teacher: Roll and Retell - Building Summarizing, Communication, and Writing Skills
reading buddies- use to practice fluency. Students read aloud (or tell story) to reading buddy
Partner Reading chart - I am going to make one of these next year for my "reading buddy" time. Love it!
If you have Reading Buddies in your classroom, this is a great little activity to help the students get to know each other! My students had a lot of fun finding out about their buddy's "favorites."
Teach It Today!: Reading Buddies and Story Elements Freebie!
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
Kindergarten Smiles: reading buddies...hmmm, something to do with the bijillions of stuffed animals that have multiplied in my home?