When I would teach reading groups I would like the kids to use different "tools" to find specific words/letters/sounds when reading. For example, I would use these "Read & Finds" (that's what I call them) when I wanted the kids to find the names of colors in the story. Some great stories to use with frequent colors are:
I would print these on card-stock, color them, and then cut them out. I would cut a little window out big enough so the students can fit it over the word they are looking for. Then, I laminate them for durability.
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It's a great reinforcement activity for the kids!! And they feel like a detective!
You can also buy these mini colorful magnifying glasses at Oriental Trading.