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Kindergarten Worksheets

Review your kindergarten worksheets with these easy songs. Got those sounds down?  Great! We figured your brilliant child was a very fast learner ūüėČ  To keep those new ideas solid simply sing and recap.  Very Short Sound To the tune of “Zachius Was A Wee Little Man” AA makes a wee little soundin the middle …

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Early Reader Books

Find Early Reader Books That Are Like The Velveteen Rabbit . . . loved until the fuzz (and bindings, and cover-corners, and page edges) wear off smile Dinosaur Roar ! Get your dramatic voice! The adjectives describing each cartoon-drawn, mega-lizard warrant creative presentation. (Better, call the kids first. Otherwise you might look silly ūüôā Now you are ready for one …

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Read Out Loud

You Know Your Read Out Loud Time Is Great When: Hubby says:¬†“If you read out loud in the kitchen I’ll make dinner”Your kids launch a flashlight search¬†after you announce¬†“I have to stop reading. It’s too dark and the overhead light distracts Daddy driving”. No one wants to go to sleep, but beg for one more …

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Phonological Awareness Is Not As Tricky As It Sounds

What is Phonological Awareness? Phonological awareness, no it’s not dangerous or catchy. Your child does need it to read. If your beginning reader is not moving ahead and you don’t know why, start here. Developing Phonological Awareness skills means your child understands the link between spoken and written language. They have the concept behind phonics. …

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Preschool Songs

What Do Preschool Songs Add To The Important Pre-K  Learning Years? These¬†Preschool¬†Songs¬†Happily teach: ABC’s, Enunciation,Language Basics & More (click on pictures below to pick your song) ABC’sColor this topic too! Color Sheet1Color Sheet 2 Enunciation Color this topic for review! Color Sheet VocabularyListeningWhat is A Verb?What is A Vowel? Learn by just humming a little …

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Define Phonics

1. Phonics: connects a spoken sound ( ar = last sound in “car”) ¬†2.¬†to¬†written letters and words.(ar sound is used in dark) RE – Define Phonics How can you improve phonics but not change it? Standard phonics¬†teaches b¬†says the first sound in belly¬†says the first sound in yellow so you¬†can read: yes, ¬†bat, ¬†cable, ¬†yarn¬†but¬†not fry¬†or¬†by Fact: standard phonics puts 1 …

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Dolch Word List

Use Dolch Word Lists to See Fast Phonics Progress for Your Preschooler: Use phonics to read the Dolch Word List. With repetition (vice memorization) the words naturally become sight words. Doing this helps beginning learners progress easily toward solo reading by: 1. Moving them from decoding to comprehension faster.   What every parent wants to see!2. Moving them from lists …

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