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Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Simple Reading

Kaitlyn came home with these very cute ideas on helping children learn to read simple words in similar word families. In the picture above, you can see the teacher took a paint chip sample, cut out a hole, then printed out a strip of letters that can go along with the two letters to make various words (c-ap, g-ap, l-ap, m-ap, r-ap, s-ap, t-ap, z-ap). The child then moves the paint chip sample and reads the word that goes with the first letter. 

In this example, you see a fun way of incorporating a theme into your word practice. They were learning about the letter P and also farm animals. 

1 comment:

Mama Eryka said...

Hey, this is great! My son is just 4 months old, but I love to think how we will spend time when he gets older. Can't wait!


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