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At what age did your child(ren) recognize letters?

I was amazed today that my barely two year old remembered almost every letter.. she'd pick them up one by one and say, "A is for ant. J is for jump. B is for bird." etc.. she knew almost every one of them. We've worked with her on them before, but she has NEVER done this.

What age did your child recognize them?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 1:48 AM on Nov. 9, 2010 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • DD was around 16 months or so when she could recognize capital letter. She could say the letter & sound but it took another couple weeks before she could say things like "a is for apple, b is for ball" etc. A few weeks later she could do the same for lower case letters. So completely by 18 months.
    stressedmomma13

    Answer by stressedmomma13 at 1:53 AM on Nov. 9, 2010

  • 4. Never noticed before then
    LiviandEmmysMom

    Answer by LiviandEmmysMom at 1:55 AM on Nov. 9, 2010

  • DS is two, and he recognizes some letters and numbers.
    musicpisces

    Answer by musicpisces at 1:56 AM on Nov. 9, 2010

  • Around 2 for both of my kids.
    DigiScrapperMom

    Answer by DigiScrapperMom at 1:58 AM on Nov. 9, 2010

  • he was three and our store had just finished a bunch of construction, and they had set new, different colored tiles down and we were walking past and he literally shreiked "Mommy! Its an H" and there it was, and H in the tiles. so then i turned him to the side and showed him how it also looks like a capital i . after that he kept looking for letters in all the tiles, but only the one H
    cassie_kellison

    Answer by cassie_kellison at 2:00 AM on Nov. 9, 2010

  • My DD is 17 months and knows some letters and what they associate them with. Its all repitition.
    Mme.Langley

    Answer by Mme.Langley at 2:14 AM on Nov. 9, 2010

  • About the same as some of you, between 1 1/2 and 2 years old.
    MyGiftsFromGod

    Answer by MyGiftsFromGod at 3:28 AM on Nov. 9, 2010

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