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When learning to read, children lose their place frequently. In the classroom, the teacher usually has students use their index finger to point to each word as it is being read. But sometimes kids become restless doing this every time. When the boredom ensues, it's time to break out fun reading pointers, like these Minion wands. Children can make them easily with only a few items. Or they could be used as a reward for meeting a reading goal. These can also be used to help children learn to space in between words as they are writing, if you use smaller Popsicle sticks.
Total Time: 10 minutes to make and a couple hours to dry
Yield: 3 minion pointers