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b/d and p/g letter reversals are one of the most common mistakes made by early readers and writers. Here's a fun little solution that really helps
teaching kids the consants that they get mixed up. I actually came up with the idea of the word bed last week to help my 5 year old distinguish b and d, just didn't think to use the hands to even further reinforce it. And she has another one for p and g. Brilliant!
Folks, I'm not getting any kickbacks from endorsing The Secret Stories by Katie Garner but honestly, there is nothing out there that works as simple and as cheap as this reading system! Put all the red & yellow posters on the wall and you share a "secret story" with your child when you see one of the letter combinations in whatever book you happen to be reading to them. I shared my copy with a public school teacher and she says that she can't teach without it now. An added benefit......your chil
B & D Reversals Posters Amy says--Awesome I can never tell my B & D's apart--this is how I remember it--you turn your back to mom (she had the Boobs-thus the B shape and the small circle is facing away from her), but never to Dad (-a big belly on D and the small circle facing him--does that make sense) Not what I want to teach kids to be rude to there mom, but that is how I remember
Make your own class lift-the-flap book! Kids LOVE a lift-the-flap book with their own picture in it. A great project for the beginning of the school year.