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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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!
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!
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!
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!
Few places are as dense with words as an ordinary grocery store. The next time you find yourself trolling the aisles with an impatient kid in tow, turn the trip on its head. Make it a reading adventure! Here are five ideas to get you started.
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!
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.
Make a big green alligator out of household items, while helping your kindergartener practice letters and sounds!
Once your child can recognize the letters of the alphabet, try out this activity that encourages simple word recognition.
Recycle your cereal boxes and engage your child's creativity with this fun arts and crafts project. The end product is a cool house that your child can decorate and play with anytime he wants.
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