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Name Scramble

November 20, 2009
Name Scramble

Children want to know how to spell their own names, so scramble the letters of their name and make it a game to put them in order. Materials – cards with letters (store bought or homemade) – your child’s name written down Give your child the letters in her name all scrambled up and...
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Use the Word “bed” to Determine the Direction of the Letters “b” and “d”

October 29, 2009
Use the Word “bed” to Determine  the Direction of the Letters  “b” and “d”

  Learning to read is thrilling for children and deciphering the meaning of all the symbols that we call letters is like giving them messages in code and asking them to find the hidden meaning. They want to understand, but the symbols are meaningless until they learn how to look at them. So far...
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Letters In the Air

October 23, 2009
Letters In the Air

For those letters that are giving your child trouble, Have him make the shapes of the letters in the air with his arm extended and using his whole body. The idea is for him to feel the letters and the direction that they flow. Have him say the letters as he is writing them in...
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Confusing Container Letters

October 23, 2009
Confusing Container Letters

Materials: containers colored paper popsicle sticks or card stock cut out letters from magazines 1. For those letters that are similar and are confusing your child, get a container for each letter. For instance; in print these groupings of letters can look the same when they are flipped: Group 1 “w” and “m“ Group...
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Isolating Sounds

October 18, 2008
Isolating Sounds

Your child knows the alphabet. It’s so exciting! Your child is on her way to becoming an independent reader. Now she is ready to learn the letter sounds. Materials: glue sheets of paper old magazines A selection of books that have verses that rhyme like: Hop on Pop and Jesse Bear, What Will You Wear?. While...
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Playing with Letter Sounds

October 18, 2008

Playing with Letter Sounds Materials: backpack hat an upper case “A” and a lower case “a” written on 2 pieces of paper to attach to the front and back of the hat and the backpack a selection of items with the beginning sound set out for a scavenger hunt for each letter sound Prior...
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Recognizing the Letters of the Alphabet

October 18, 2008
Recognizing the Letters  of the Alphabet

Using charming books that will capture your child‘s interest, you’ll both have fun reading the stories together. Books like: Silly Sally, Hop on Pop Book & CD, and Green Eggs and Ham. Recognizing the Letters Materials: Bottle tops for plastic milk cartons or water bottles Reading books that play with the sounds through rhyme or in word families...
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