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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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!
If you're looking for a way to display your child's artwork on the fridge, look no further! This activity recycles old magnets from insurance companies and turns them into pieces of flair for your fridge. Get creative as you make one-of-a-kind magnets for your one-of-a-kind kid!
Make a big green alligator out of household items, while helping your kindergartener practice letters and sounds!
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.
When it's snowing outside, A is for arctic, B is for brrr, and C is for cocoa! Craft a winter words alphabet book to celebrate the winter season with your child.
Most little kids hate to sit still. Take advantage of your kindergartener's energy with this cute game that lets him practice building words while acting like a Mexican jumping bean!
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!
Create Fairy Tale Dice and inspire your child to weave fantastic fairy tales! Not only will this help your child learn about story sequencing, but he'll also get practice building up his reading and writing skills.
Looking for a fun and active way to celebrate Read Across America Day? Try this crazy balloon game inspired by "The Cat in the Hat Comes Back" by Dr. Seuss!
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.
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