reading for kids
activity is easy for a child to handle, but it requires adult help
while cutting and pasting. It helps to promote bonding between parent
and child as well as inculcate a fondness for reading. And it definitely
helps the child remember the alphabet. The child can do one alphabet
Sketchbook with at least 26 pages
Sketch pen or Markers
each page of the sketch book draw a letter of the alphabet from
A to Z
out pictures of objects, animals, etc. beginning with that particular
about these pictures to the child.
the pictures around the letter.
the pens decorate the remaining spaces with the letter in capital
and small case.
the name of the child on each page.
tip -Scissors and glue do not mix well with small children.
Reciting nursery rhymes to young children helps improve their language
and memory, and develops important rhythmic patterns.
love songs with repetitive action - like this one, where you touch
the parts of the baby's body as you name them:
shoulders, knees and toes, knees and toes,
Two eyes, two ears, a mouth and a nose;
the baby gets older you can recite 'One two buckle my shoe' as you
climb the stairs, particularly once your baby starts walking. Also
sing rhymes like 'Baa baa black sheep' - and when you get to the
'three bags full' hold up three fingers, then bend down one finger
at a time as you 'distribute' the bags.
you recite the rhymes, you can start talking to the child about
the animals or objects being mentioned in the rhymes. For example,
talk about the wool together, how it is shorn off the sheep and
what happens next. Find a woollen garment for your child to feel.
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