According to experts, there are three major things that prepare children to read. Read on to learn what they are and how to incorporate them into your child's day
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Reading Study Help
Ask a child if he wants to practice his alphabet and you'll likely get snubbed. But ask if he'd like to play letter detective? You just might hook yourself a fish.
Here's a way to put numbers and letters - key kindergarten math and reading skills - together while creating a marvelous game piece for outdoor play.
Collect 26 rocks and paint each one with a letter of the alphabet for your very own alphabet rock collection.
Here's a great early reading and science activity for curious kids. Learn how to plant your child's name in seeds for a green growing and writing activity!
Make a big green alligator out of household items, while helping your kindergartener practice letters and sounds!
Kindergarteners develop phonological awareness skills in a variety of ways, including lots of fun, hands-on games. Here's a fun way to get your child to listen to beginning alphabet sounds and match them with their letter symbols.
Kindergarteners love to play games. And this activity fits the bill. But underneath all the pirate booty and the thrill of the hunt, they'll get solid practice in learning to recognize letters and sounds.
Want to get your kids out of the house? Hunt for natural objects outside for each letter of the alphabet and compile them into a special alphabet nature book.
Storytelling is a great way for kindergarteners to develop their speaking and writing skills. In this activity, get your child to start sharing by creating Character Cubes! Just roll these dice and start spinning stories!
Recycle your cereal boxes and engage your child's creativity with this fun arts and crafts project. The end product is a cool house that your child can decorate and play with anytime he wants.
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