How to Help At Home This Quarter:Please scroll down to see ALL the ideas you can do this week at home to help your child review the concepts and skills we are learning about in the classroom.We are working hard on writing our name, learning letters and sounds, knowing shapes, and counting to 100.Reading:This week we are working on letters letters and sounds.Finding the front of the book, the back of the book, spine, title, title page, and where we start to read in a book. (left to right and top to bottom while we read) and the Author's jobLook for letters in books, newspaper, signs, etc..Review letters Aa to ZzRead a book to your child and ask them who was the story about, what happend first, in the middle, and at the end.You may also ask them to point to the front cover and back cover. Ask them how many letters are in a word, and ask how many words are in that sentence.Please try to read a book together at least 3 nights a week with your child if not more. Studies show the more a child is read to in the first five years of their life the better the reader he/ she will become. It is not too late to help your child become a wonderful reader. Have fun enjoying a book togehter with your child!Writing:Have your child practice writing his/her first name using pencils, pens, crayons, markers, sidewalk chalk, shaving cream, foam letters, magnets, etc..You may also have them practice writing letters or numbers 0, 1, 2,3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10Math:Work on naming shapes (CONE, HEXAGON, CUBE, CIRCLE, TRIANGLE, RECTANGLE,SQUARE, RHOMBUS)Ask your child to count as high as he or she can go. Have them count in the car to see how long it takes to get from one place to the next.Review direction words: above, between, below,beside, under, inside, and outsideWe are introducing patterns this week too.Math Games to Play at Home:spinner game- click this link to get a spinner you can use at home for gamesHave your child color each number a different color.Say," color the 5 yellow" etc..Have your child spin the spinner using a pencil and paper clip (we did this in class)Ask your child to say the number and color, you can make it more challenging by asking them to spell the number word and color word.Have FUN!!!!I SPY a Shape....Find an object that has a specific shape.Next say, "I spy....Example:Adult: I spy... something that looks like a rectangle.Child: the coffee tableNext NumberSay a number 0-20 then your partner has to say the number that comes next.Example:Adult: "7"Child: "after 7 comes 8"
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