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Set up a simple fine motor activity to work on letter recognition. This letter matching activity can be set up various ways depending on your child's skill level: alphabetical order, uppercase/ lowercase letter recognition, sequencing, etc!
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Good to remember, when you are having a bad day would you want someone to make it WORSE? Kids don't always know how to say what is bothering them. Be their savior NOT their problem or antagonist. They will value you for it.
Are you looking for some fun ideas and activities for teaching sight words? Check out this interactive activity to help students master sight words! This game is great for literacy centers and independent practice for the classroom and homeschool. Great for advanced pre k, kindergarten, and first grade. My kids love learning sight words with this activity. Help improve sight word fluency and keep kids moving. Click on the picture to see how we use this activity.