Literacy Craft: Word Book (LIBRARY MAKE)

Are you ready to write your book, and read it too? Working together, you and your child can create a word book that fosters discussion and collaboration. Coming up with, and reading descriptive words together will help increase your child’s vocabulary. Associating images of the world around them with adjectives, nouns and verbs, will help […]

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Literacy Craft: Sight Word Rubbing Cards (LIBRARY MAKE)

It’s no secret, reading and writing go together, but children don’t necessarily need to learn one before starting on the other. Children begin preparing for a lifetime of writing before they write their first letter – sometimes even before they speak their first words. For a child that still has a less than steady grip, […]

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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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