An Orton-Gillingham based education blog sharing multisensory teaching strategies, information and ideas for teaching reading.

Multisensory Monday: Paper Dolls for -NG/-NK Review

Posted by Brainspring on 11th Jan 2021

I can remember loving to play with paper dolls as a child. Nowadays, paper dolls have evolved into having fancy hair, eyebrows, puckered lips and smiles, sunnies, and elaborate outfits. Paper dolls al … read more

Multisensory Monday: Compound Word Match Football

Posted by Brainspring on 20th Dec 2020

This activity is easy to make! All you need is a brown piece of cardboard, construction paper (or fun-foam), a hole punch, some yarn or string, some sticky notes, and a marker. Cut out a football sha … read more

Multisensory Monday: Trim the Tree with Phonics

Posted by Brainspring on 7th Dec 2020

Deck the halls with Phonics First® and Structures®, fa la la la la, la la la la! Yes, you read that correctly: Today’s multisensory activity combines holiday crafting with a little bit of phonic … read more

Multisensory Monday: Bossy-R File Folder Game (Thanksgiving Edition)

Posted by Brainspring on 22nd Nov 2020

Break out the board games, Thanksgiving break is upon us! What do words such as turkey, sister, and whirl have in common? You guessed it: They all contain a Bossy-R sound! Bossy-R sounds, also known a … read more