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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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.
This game may not win your child a giant stuffed giraffe, but it will help boost his reading and spelling skills. Bring out the paper cups and let's build some words!
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!
Help your kindergartener pick up spelling, alphabetical order and reading fast with just simple clothespins and paint sticks!
Combining fun with a little alphabet practice, this variation on the classic game Memory is an entertaining way to get kids learning their uppercase and lowercase ABCs.
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!
By the start of kindergarten, most kids are able to sing the "Alphabet Song." But reading, writing and understanding all those letters and their sounds? That takes more time, and practice makes perfect. Here's a journal activity that can help your child develop her alphabet understanding.
Once your child can recognize the letters of the alphabet, you may want to start practicing simple word recognition. Here's a fun and easy way to get started!
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.
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!
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