My daughter is 3 and already knows them.
You can hang up the letters. I made a felt board.
Definitely teach phonics, not whole-language.
I teach her every day. We sound out words, we read at least 5 books a day, I have her read signs/store fronts.
Do you have Netflix? Check out the Leap Frog series. They have numbers and letters, and the shows about letters introduce the alphabet phonetically.
This is what I was thinking.. I'm stressing out because my four year old can't write her "K" correctly, and she starts kindergarten in August... Her name is Kaylee so that's why I'm focusing in on the "K" I guess.
I used the ol' ABC song and then after they mastered that. I used the ABC/123 refrigerator magnets with my kids.. They'd stay in the kitchen and play with them while I cooked/cleaned/worked on my boutique items, etc. It started simple by separating the letters from the numbers to help them recognize the difference.. Then I'd say hand me the "T" and they'd have to pick out the "T." Then after I knew they recognized every letter, I might have a prize if they could put them in ABC/123 order. Some people prefer electronics, but this worked wonderfully for us.
Quoting Junesmommy18:My DD knew her ABC's at 2. Why has it taken a 4 year old this long?
My almost 3 year year old has been able to sing them for a couple months now. We are going to get a workbook to help recognize them.
Sing theist them, play with abc blocks
How can a 4 year old not know this? Seriously your child is very far behind.
Quoting Anonymous:How can a 4 year old not know this? Seriously your child is very far behind.
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