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
Here are five easy steps to help transform a casual bedtime story into an opportunity to rocket your kindergarten kid towards reading.
Here's what teachers typically cover and a checklist for where your child should be by year's end.
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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.
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.
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.
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!
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!
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!
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!
Want to spark some creativity? Not only is this bookmaking activity quick and fun, but it gives emerging readers insight into how a story's pictures provide context clues.
Make and play a Crazy Eights-inspired card game with your kindergartener to help boost her understanding of phonics and word families.
The whole family can play this fun homemade game, and your little one will get some great practice learning his letters and thinking on his feet!
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