LETTERS/PHONICS: - Leapfrog card - book of "O" words - worksheet - block with O words - shapes that start with O - Leapfrog letter writer - cards with O (with vowels, focus not just on starting but middle sounds)
LETTERS/PHONICS: Teaching the letter W example: - find letter and corresponding picture in books - Leapfrog letter cards - letter block with pictures (Grananimals) - find letter in Scrabble tiles - letter puzzle - practice writing letter - (not pictured) find toys - like walrus
SHAPES: create shapes using colored string - different colors for each side - count the sides. Discuss square - 4 sides - what else has 4 sides? (parallelogram, trapezoid, rectangle, diamond). Repeat for other shapes like pentagon, hexagon, octagon.
LETTERS/PHONICS: find objects from magazines that start with the letter and tape to construction paper. Can do this with multiple letters and pictures - "Sock - what letter does sock start with? s-s-sock. what letter says sss?" Can also find objects in the house to collect or point to pictures in books.
ALL: books with shapes, colors, numbers, etc.
PENMANSHIP: practice holding a writing tool correctly - let him scribble with a dry erase marker until his heart's content
LETTERS/PHONICS: - flashcards from 3x5 cards cut into puzzle shapes to match upper and lower case letters - Melissa & Doug wooden alphabet puzzle with pictures under letters - Leapfrog LeapReader™ Junior Interactive Letter Factory™ Flash Cards - Giraffe toy that sings the alphabet - wooden blocks - Scrabble tiles