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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Break out the camera and get ready to explore the world of letters and sounds! Snap shots of objects that begin with the letters in your child's name and compile them into a book that will help him practice his phonemic awareness!
Fun and challenging, this energetic treasure hunt helps kindergarteners learn letter sounds.
Help your kindergartener pick up spelling, alphabetical order and reading fast with just simple clothespins and paint sticks!
Once your child can recognize the letters of the alphabet, try out this activity that encourages simple word recognition.
Kids get in lots of letter learning as they play this fun twist on regular tag, which engages their minds as well as their bodies.
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.
Beanbags are one of the most useful learning tools you can find. Try some of our favorite educational bean bag challenges.
Learning the alphabet and letter sounds is extra fun if you play a game that you and your child made together! This game is very inexpensive to make and allows your child to practice using scissors and glue.
If your child loves to play pretend, and needs practice with letters, get cooking with this activity! Not only is it playful fun, but it builds key reading skills.
Does your child love to play guessing games? Does she need help reading common words? Kill two birds with one stone, by making a family board game that's so fun, she won't even realize she's learning!
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