Literacy Craft: Say It Fast Say It Slow (LIBRARY MAKE)

An important part of early literacy is developing your child’s phonological awareness. Combining and separating sounds is a great way to introduce reading. Here is a simple activity you can do with your child. Practice talking by separating the word card and saying the word slowly. You may sound out the letters. Then push the […]

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Literacy Craft: Blue Bird Song (LIBRARY MAKE)

Singing with is a great way to learn language and improve listening skills. Singing often slows down words and sentences making it easier to differentiate individual sounds. Repetition in songs helps with memory and attention. Today we will be making props to help emphasize our Blue Bird song, and encourage interaction. Watch the video tutorial […]

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Literacy Craft: Color Search Game (LIBRARY MAKE)

In this craft we will build a color wheel and spin it to search for, identify, and talk about objects that match that color. Use full sentences when speaking about the objects and encourage your child to do the same. To incorporate counting, roll a die and search for a certain number of items in the color. Your […]

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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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