When the girls do writing they OFTEN ask me how to spell words. So, recently when I was over at Pinterest I saw this awesome idea for a personal spelling dictionary, and thought to myself, let's do that!
Basically one takes a file folder and puts a super cute cover page on the front.
On the inside I put a print out for writing words. I put 4 letters to each page - except for near the end. Then I put 3 pages on top of each side. So there's a space for words for the whole alphabet.
Now when they ask how to spell a word I'll just pop it in here. At some point I'm hoping that they'll use this more than asking me how to spell a word. Well, that's what I'm hoping for anyway. :o)
I do have a spelling dictionary somewhere in the house - unused, but for the life of me can't remember where it is. I tried to look for it the other day, to save me some messing around time, but I couldn't find it. I'll probably find it when we are all good and use to using this one. Ha ha ha ha.
What do you use? Do you have a little spelling dictionary? Or do you just tell the spelling each time your child asks how to spell something?