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My 3 yr old DD can write the letter "A" "B" "O" and "N'' am I pushing her too hard?

I recently bought DD a dry erase pad with how to write letters and she seems to have caught on pretty fast. Should I continue to teach her more letters? She really likes to write them or should I slow down and just let her be a kid. I just wanna make sure she is ready for Pre-K3 in case we do enroll her this next school year.

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Asked by nightngale83 at 6:27 PM on Apr. 24, 2011 in Preschoolers (3-4)

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  • If she enjoys it keep doing it, but go easy on her. Kids learn that stuff in K as well! There's no hurry!

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:29 PM on Apr. 24, 2011

  • if she likes then go ahead, there's no harm in teaching her more

    Answer by angevil53 at 6:30 PM on Apr. 24, 2011

  • I started with mine at 3. She will be 4 in a couple weeks and she can write them all uppercase and lowercase. She also knows how to write her name, mine, daddys, SO, SS. She can also count up to 50.

    I don't think that you are pushing too hard.

    Answer by Jademom07 at 6:30 PM on Apr. 24, 2011

  • now is the time to teach her. To her learning is fun and play. Build on that and you will have a child that knows the joy of learning and accomplishing.

    Answer by tootoobusy at 6:31 PM on Apr. 24, 2011

  • go for it teach as much as you can but dont force it on her 24 7 or she will learn to hate it but its never a bad thing to educate your child and go her

    Answer by flipper4u21 at 10:10 AM on Apr. 25, 2011

  • We had some time every day where I worked on letters and number with them. It was something that continued all day, but a little while was only numbers and letters, including reading books. They were fine with it.

    Answer by Bmat at 10:10 AM on Apr. 25, 2011

  • If she enjoys it, go for it. But, as others suggest, don't push it.

    Answer by momofryan07 at 11:04 AM on Apr. 25, 2011

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