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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Make and play a Crazy Eights-inspired card game with your kindergartener to help boost her understanding of phonics and word families.
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.
Want to help your child learn how to read? Put down the books and pick up the fishing rod! This silly game is a fun way to introduce and reinforce sight words--by fishing for them!
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!
Beanbags are one of the most useful learning tools you can find. The low cost and seemingly endless instant activities make beanbags a good choice for learning and having fun! Try some of our favorite educational bean bag challenges.
Amidst all of the excitement of kindergarten, children are working hard to develop good concentration and memory skills. Building these skills can take lots of practice, but can also be loads of fun, especially when practice feels like playing a fun game!
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!
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.
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.
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!
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