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How can I get my 5 year old to learn the rest of her ABC's. She knows half of them.

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Hilbun2

Asked by Hilbun2 at 10:25 PM on Jul. 13, 2011 in School-Age Kids (5-8)

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  • sing the song and point out letters any chance you get. that's how DD learned hers.
    BeachyBabe

    Answer by BeachyBabe at 10:30 PM on Jul. 13, 2011

  • Yep, sing it! Over and over and over and I agree w/ Beachy, look at the letters.
    jeanclaudia

    Answer by jeanclaudia at 10:33 PM on Jul. 13, 2011

  • That's how my son learned by my singing the song he learned them in one day and he was also 5 try singing them most kids learn things faster in songs
    lorettalw

    Answer by lorettalw at 10:39 PM on Jul. 13, 2011

  • My aunt bought leapfrog house where it sings them the letters and sounds they make. My daughter is three and has known her abc's by sight for almost a year now. between that toy and Moose A moose, she learned her letters shapes and colors, because I really didn't do much to teach them to her.

    This is the link for the toy I am talking about
    http://www.toysrus.com/product/index.jsp?productId=2266036
    ashlet01

    Answer by ashlet01 at 11:08 PM on Jul. 13, 2011

  • Leap Frog products are great for helping to teach kids the letters. They repeat the sound as well as the letter. And as the others said, sing it, sing it, sing it!
    khedy

    Answer by khedy at 11:42 PM on Jul. 13, 2011

  • Keep singing it!!!
    justme782

    Answer by justme782 at 11:28 AM on Jul. 14, 2011

  • mistynights234

    Answer by mistynights234 at 12:59 PM on Jul. 14, 2011

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