Encourage your child to be an "author" just like Eric Carle, the author of The Very Hungry Catepillar. This .pdf is a template designed to allow your child to create his own book.
This is a link to a page describing how families can make simple books with their children.
Help your child make a book of her accomplishments.
Reading aloud to kids has clear cognitive benefits but it also strengthens children’s social, emotional, and character development.
Help your child learn to spell his name by creating a name puzzle. By putting the pieces of the puzzle together, your child will learn the order of the letters in his name!
This simple card game is a fun, easy way to teach your child letter sounds. Start with the first sound in your child's name. Then add the names of other important people in your child's life.
More than 30 great alphabet songs for preschool and kindergarten! They're fun, engaging, and provide the kids with a meaningful way to practice their ABCs.
Write a story with your child and help him read it back to you.
Looking for help with preschool learning at home? Here are some reading and writing activities that take little paper or prep and can fill your home with letters, sounds and word fun.
This quiet, soothing activity is an easy way to calm your child at the end of a school day or after a busy weekend of activities, while also helping your child better identify letters and numbers.
Help your child label and understand different feelings.
Studies often point to the "why" of reading aloud, but what about the "how"? Here are six strategies to help you make the most out of story time with your child.
Does your child have a favorite dinosaur? Many young children are fascinated by these prehistoric creatures. Tap into that curiosity by creating an alphabet dinosaur “dig” in your own home.