My son is six and learning to read. To learn his sight words, we use little cards and put about 10-15 in a baggie next to his bed. Once he knows them cold, we tape them to his wall. Now that we have so many up there, we can make full sentences!
Me: The old fly can look this way and that.
Him: People who find number two like each other. (Fits of laughter.)
Me: Many old people walk into each other. (Uncontrollable laughter.)
Him: You can just walk there to do number two. (Wetting his pants with laughter.)
As you can tell, every sentence for him involves ‘number two’ which I innocently taped next to each other. But I will take potty humor as long as there is laughter and learning!
Tip: Only put the words they know cold up on the wall, this way it makes playing the sentence game fun and not work. They are proud of their growing knowledge!