What is/was the best thing you found for teaching your child his or her letters? My dd just turned 4 and I'm worried she is behind... I know she knows them, but sometimes she says the wrong thing, maybe for attention (??) . Any great gadgets or tips??
Answer by sahKids at 9:18 AM on Sep. 21, 2010
Answer by Smiley001 at 5:45 PM on Sep. 20, 2010
Answer by lilmoosesmom at 5:45 PM on Sep. 20, 2010
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Answer by aliceinalgonac at 5:48 PM on Sep. 20, 2010
Answer by bandgeek521 at 5:54 PM on Sep. 20, 2010
Answer by Owl_Feather at 6:15 PM on Sep. 20, 2010
Don't worry so she'll be fine. We went to the grocery story in the produce area I would point and Apple and the letter A; Banana and the letter B and so forth. Picture associationis a great way to learn. It's just another way to learn. GL
Answer by musicmom08 at 11:41 PM on Sep. 20, 2010
I taught preschool for 10 years and while we did work on letter recognition it was never our focus. Our mission was always that the kids went to kindergarten excited about learning. We did a letter of the week at our school. We would simply print out a large letter and use it in an art project. For instance, star stickers on the letter S. I play a letter sound game with my kids while we climb the stairs. We'll stop on each step and I'll say "What start with the letter B? B makes a b. . b.. b.. sound" Once they guess we move one. I really try to encourage them to feel like they can answer safely (correct or not), so I'll respond to a wrong answer with "Good guess! Actually car starts with C. Car (and then I'll repeat the C sound)."
Answer by sahKids at 9:16 AM on Sep. 21, 2010
Answer by Smiley001 at 5:47 PM on Sep. 20, 2010
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