Literacy Craft: Word Sorting Station (LIBRARY MAKE)

  Increase your child’s reading fluency by creating an interactive word family sorting station. Children can practice word pattern recognition by sorting through words and placing them in appropriate groups. When children sort words they are engaged in the active process of searching, comparing, contrasting, and analyzing.  Word sorts help children organize what they know […]

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Literacy Craft: Rhyming Peg Board (LIBRARY MAKE)

    This craft is a literacy game that combines practicing fine motor skills with learning rhyming and non-rhyming words. If your little one is not quite reading yet, we’ve also included a template option that has pictures instead of words. Playing is as easy as connecting the dots; just stretch a rubber band to […]

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Literacy Craft: Busy Board (LIBRARY MAKE)

Get ready to get busy! This DIY busy board is ideal to combat travel boredom— and uses materials you probably already have at home! Even though I only list instructions for five learning areas, I encourage you to explore other options for activities that might also work for your child’s interests and skill level. Sensory […]

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Literacy Craft: Braided Crowns (LIBRARY MAKE)

Do you want a craft that’s fit for a queen? Understanding patterns and sequences can have wonderful effects on your child’s pre-literacy skills; not only is this a great basic math skill, but by understanding patterns, they’ll start to understand the patterns in spelling and speech!  These braided paper crowns and bracelets are not only a […]

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Literacy Craft: Giant Dice (LIBRARY MAKE)

Did you know that dice are great for early literacy development?  It’s true!  Dice can help your child improve number literacy, learn turn-taking, get rid of excess energy, and more.  Just looking at the dots on a dice can help with your child’s number literacy!  But dice are small and hard to read and pick […]

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