Wonders of the Word

Welcome your little learner to the wonderful world of the word with these activities specifically designed for the budding reader. From letter recognition, to introductory phonics, to honing those fine motor skills, this collection of activities will get the reading and writing juices flowing and will foster a love of the written word that will serve your preschooler for many years to come!

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Turn Your Child into a Letter Detective!

This activity turns kids into word detectives - scouring their way through documents in search of their prey.
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Play Alphabet Match-up!

Children who know the names and sounds of letters when they enter school, learn to read sooner. This activity uses a clothesline to work on alphabet sounds.
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Felt Alphabet Letters

Using homemade felt alphabet letters and 26 colorful pictures, your preschooler will have a great time as she practices recognizing letters and their sounds.
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Make Alphabet Monster Cards

Make your own personalized set of letter flash cards to get him thinking about the alphabet while boosting his fine motor skills in the process.
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Make Peek-a-Boo Books

Build a peek-a-boo book and give your child a fun vocabulary and reading boost, on the fly!
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Phonics Scavenger Hunt!

Play a phonics scavenger hunt no matter where you are. This game will have your child sounding out words and finding letter sounds in the objects around her.
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Letter Magnets

Play the fridge magnet name game with your preschooler to help prepare her for kindergarten reading and writing.
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Alphabet Letter People

Draw letter people with your child to help her take a closer look at the letters, and see the differences between them.
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Fine Motor Activities

Take some of the spirit of musical chairs and incorporate it into an indoor obstacle course that will fine tune your child's motor skills!
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