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Square Panda - an interactive Reading Readiness game using iPad, Bluetooth and Smart letters

Square Panda is a Reading Readiness game with lots of interactive components.  The phonics system includes five fun and engaging iPad apps, a Bluetooth play set, 45 Smart letters and a parent portal. 147 more words

Reading Readiness: Animal Sounds

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You Tube Video:  20 Amazing Animals sounds by oxbridge baby

Detecting environmental and animal sounds, listening to them, and then identifying these sounds are… 521 more words

Phonological Awareness

Reading for littles under 5

We have enjoyed learning how to read, and my son is doing really well, even though it’s the hardest thing we do all week. Once we mastered phonics, which we started after my son learned his letters, we started “Teach your child to read in 100 easy lessons” (“100”) by Siegfried Engelmann, Phyllis Haddox and Elaine Bruner. 1,335 more words

Homeschool

Literacy Tip for Parents #12: Addressing b/d Reversals

It is not uncommon for children up to age 7 to experience reversals while reading and printing. A handy tool to alleviate this issue is to show your child how to form a “bed” with your left and right hands. 136 more words

Literacy

3 to 5 year old - Reading Readiness: Visual Discrimination

Just as naturally as we draw a child’s attention to sounds, we also begin identifying people, objects and places.  Interacting with an infant and toddler we often reaffirmed, “mommy”, “daddy”, “grandma”, “grandpa”, etc. 525 more words

Developmental Reading Tasks

THE INESTIMABLE POWER OF GOOD BOOKS, AND SOME FAVORITES FOR ALL AGES

A child in the direst of circumstances, experiencing the darkest of childhood horrors, can learn of, and be programmed to seek, better worlds via the reading of good books. 924 more words

Literacy Tip for Parents #11: Practicing Letter Formation (Ages 4-5)

If your child has difficulty writing the letters in her or his name, try going from gross motor movements to the finer motions of holding a pencil: 86 more words

Literacy