Lego Club

I have been homeschooling for five years.  We have found a really great resource that we want you to be aware of.  It's a Lego Club.  You can attend live or view the recorded session.  A list of materials will be emailed prior to the meeting, so you can have all of your supplies ready.  …

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Letter R

Letter Skills:  R Say It:  R says “r” like motorcycle sound “rrrrrr” Practice It:  Roll the ball and have child say “r” sound when he catches ball before he rolls it back Recognize It: Decorate Blank Letter R with rice Letter R box – fill empty wet wipes box with small things that start with …

Letter Q

Letter Skills:  Q Say It:  Q says “q” like a quilt Practice It:  Spread quilt on floor and tell child he may roll on quilt if he says “q” sound; repeat Recognize It: Decorate Blank Letter Q with small fabric squares to form a “quilt” Letter Q Box – fill empty wet-wipes box with small …

Letter P

Letter Skills:  P Say It:  P says “p” like a puff of air Play a Game:  Let child make “p” sound to get a turn to blows bubbles Decorate Blank Letter P with polka dots-use circle stickers, Q-tips with paint, or the eraser end of a pencil dipped in paint to make the dots Letter …

Letter O

Letter Skills:  O Say it:  O says “o” like the sound you make at the doctor when you have a sore throat and he says, “Say open up and say ahhh.” Play a Game:  Children take turns saying “ahhh” sound when asked what O says Decorate blank O with cheeriOs; draw or print outline of …

Letter N

Letter Skills:  N Say It:  N says “n” like nest Play a Game:  Spread a sheet on the floor and scrunch up the ends to make it circular and with a raised edge like a bird’s nest.  Have toddler pretend to be baby bird.  When he says “n” sound he may get into the nest; …

Letter M

Letter Skills:  M M says “m” like mitten Play a Game: string up a piece of yarn between two chairs or on the wall; provide colorful clothes pins; cut out mitten shapes from construction paper; take turns have the children say the “m” sound when asked; if correct, he may put a mitten on the …

Letter L

Letter Skills:  L Say It:  L says “l” like leaves Practice It: Cut leaf shapes from green construction paper; if children correctly say “l” sound when asked, throw leaves in air and let them rain down; have them help pick up and repeat Recognize It:  Decorate Blank Letter L by gluing on leaves or ladybug …

Letter K

Letter Skills:  K Say It: K says “k” like a kangaroo Practice It: If child can say “k” sound when asked, he may stand and hop like a kangaroo Recognize It:  Decorate Blank Letter K by gluing on kernels of rice inside outline or with “kisses” (lip stickers or stamp/stamp pad) Letter K box – …

Letter J

Letter Skills: J J says “j” like jump Play a Game:  Write capital letter J and little j on separate index cards; also write various other letters already learned on cards; show cards one at a time and tell child to jump if he sees letter J. Decorate blank J with craft jewels or jewel …