Pre-Kindergarten and Early Kindergarten Ideas for teaching children
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Paper cutting can be introduced to 2 year-olds and should be preceded by kneading play-doh or modeling clay, transferring, tonging, stringing beads, and tearing strips of paper. The direct aim of paper cutting is scissor safety and bilateral hand-eye coordination. Cutting with a scissors is an indirect preparation for handwriting.
Teaching from a Tackle Box
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Lots of games for learning letter recognition, matching upper and lower cases and sounding out CVC words with homemade alphabet shells!
Alphabet Shells Playful Literacy Games - The Imagination Tree
Cutting Practice & Learning Shapes
build a name graph to compare length of names and number of letters in names - could do with sight words!
name or word puzzles - great for early or struggling readers