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Which Order Should My Child Learn The Letters?

January 27th, 2015

Hello Everyone! So where do you start when you are exploring the letters of the alphabet with your child. There are three ways I’d like you to consider and then choose what works for your family! Here they are:   1. Personally Important Letters   If your child is just starting out on their journey of learning […]

Setting Up A Happy Letter Learning Environment At Home

January 21st, 2015

    A great thing you can do to help your child learn the letters of the alphabet is to set up the right learning environment at home. But before you go out and buy desks and make your house look like a classroom – STOP! Try these ideas that are far more fun!   […]

Should My Child Learn The Letters Or Sounds First?

January 19th, 2015

       Hello Everyone! It’s time to answer a question that I am quite often asked. ‘Which should I teach my child first – the letter names or the sounds?’   And this is what I think:   Do them both at the same time.   I just think it makes more sense to do […]

20 Great Ways To Introduce Letter Learning Into The Every Day

January 17th, 2015

  Learning the letters doesn’t have to be boring – for you or your child!  If you are stuck for ideas, try some of these fun and simple ways to learn the letters in your every day.   Here are 20 ways to play with letters:   Whenever you child does a painting or a drawing, write their name at the […]

Why Is Learning The Letter Names And Sounds Important?

January 12th, 2015

Learning the alphabet is important because it forms the ‘code’ for which we communicate. And if you don’t know the code, it will be very difficult to become a reader or a writer.     So there are a few things your child will need to learn:   Letter Symbols – your child needs to […]

When Should My Child Learn The Letters Of The Alphabet?

January 8th, 2015

      You’d probably be surprised with how much ground work you’ve already put in to your child learning the letters of the alphabet.   If you’ve sang the ‘ABC’ song, watched a few episodes of ‘Sesame Street’ and read to your child regularly, your child has already had a fair amount of exposure […]

Learning The Letters And Sounds Introduction

January 5th, 2015

    Hello Everyone! Learning the letters of the alphabet will be a very important part of your child’s journey into learning to read.   Learning the sounds the letters make will be just as important. But you might be surprised how early your child starts on their adventure in to learning to read.   […]

Do You Read To Your Child Correctly?

October 4th, 2014

As parents we often ask ourselves ‘Am I doing it right?’ – ‘Am I feeding my child the best food?’, ‘Am I giving my child enough active play?’- most of us have a constant dialogue going on in our head.  It can get pretty noisy in there! And most of us are pretty hard on […]