Pre-writing Uppercase Letters includes tips about teaching handwriting and twenty-six practice pages showing correct letter formation. The second pre-writing set, Pre-writing Uppercase Letters, features teaching tips and twenty-six worksheets to teach lowercase letter formation and stroke sequence.
Literacy learning is a whole-body, sensory experience! While I taught kindergarten, I would often make letter baskets with my children, which included several objects that began with the first letter of our Letter of the Week.
My son is not at the stage of learning his phonetic sounds yet, but we will use his Alphabet Box in about a year, when I think he will understand the concept, and respect the contents of the drawers!
I am not specifying what age he will start, I am gauging when he is developmentally ready as a learner — it may be sooner or later with your child! Here are the supplies I used: I wanted to have upper and lower case on the boxes themselves.
You may find some items at your house, so be on the look-out! I should note that many of these items are huge choking hazards, so only use these learning materials when your child is ready to use them properly — and keep them away from any younger children!
Here are some learning suggestions: Put a letter mat down and have your child place each object down while verbally speaking the name of the object. Empty the contents of two letter drawers into a center tray.
Have your child sort the objects under the letter card or into its letter drawer. You can then give your child 3 trays and work from there. Counting Coconuts has a great picture to explain combining sandpaper cards and letter objects.
And here are all of our drawers:Handwriting practice sheets. In 8 different school fonts. Ideal for alphabet tracing and fine motor development. timberdesignmag.com: Pacon Skip-A-Line Ruled Newsprint, 11"X8 1/2", Grade 1, Sheets: Classroom Practice Paper: Office Products.
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