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15 Fun Rhyming Activities for Preschool Kids

From an early age, children are attracted to the rhythmic sounds of poems, songs, chants, and stories that rhyme.  But rhyming for preschoolers is much more than just delightful fun and is an essential part of their development. Why is Rhyming Important for Preschoolers? Rhyming is a key pre-reading skill leading into kindergarten and first …

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17 Early Literacy Skills and How to Build Them

Early childhood is the best time to begin building a child’s early literacy skills, through play. Children must develop certain skills prior to learning to read in order to build a good foundation on which to learn formal skills.  Let’s take a brief look at: What early literacy is 17 early literacy skills How 3-5-year-old’s …

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10 Ways to Build Pre-Reading Skills in Kids

Here are some fun, simple pre-reading skills activities for preschoolers that are fun for home or school. There are everyday activities kids should already be doing at home, as well as some other ideas to try. What is Pre-Reading? So, what are pre reading skills? Before any child can learn to read well and become …

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How to Teach Your Preschooler Letter Recognition Through Play

Helping your preschooler to gain letter recognition skills does not need to feel like “work!” Learning through play in a fun, stress-free, and positive manner is always the best way.  What Letter Recognition Means Learning letter recognition skills involves several different hands-on components.  Children need to distinguish the shapes of letters from each other (visually …

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