Phonemic Awareness is such an integral part to reading and writing. Unfortunately, many teachers skip over teaching this, but the truth is that it's just as important as learning phonics! Check out these 9 hands-on ways to help children learn to segment and blend words, and watch your children become confident readers with strong decoding and spelling skills!
Tell kids that d's wear diapers. They think it is so funny and they remember where to put the circle part! So glad I found this! One of my kids can never remember which way these go no matter how many times I tell her!
This kindergarten skill goal sheet that is a fun and very visual way for the kids to see what skills they have mastered. When a skill has been mastered, the child can put a sticker in the box. Excellent motivation to meet kindergarten goals
Short Vowel Sound Song--This is a song that teaches students about short vowel sounds. It goes through each vowel emphasizing the sound it makes when it is short, and mentions a word in which it makes that sound. It's rather catchy and kids could easily learn short vowel sounds through listening to this song!