Introduce the traditional nursery rhyme Star Light, Star Bright, and find out what your child would wish for. These types of language opportunities help to build vocabulary and confidence in talking and sharing.
Drawing opportunities allow your child to work on the coordination she needs to hold a crayon, keep the paper still, and apply enough pressure to make her mark.
Chances are, your child is familiar with the first letter of his name and may even have claimed it as “his letter!” Use his natural interest in “his letter” to learn about differences and similarities in letters.
Make a game out of finding objects in your house that begin with the first letter of your child’s name.
Here’s a fun, simple way to introduce your child to the different parts of words using pictures from a magazine and a few index cards.
Here’s a game that can be done anywhere and any time you have a few minutes to spare. It’s a simple way to help your child recognize facial expressions and to talk about feelings and emotions.
Your child will distinguish objects by touch in this activity. Start by letting your child identify common toys and household objects.
Children love “fingerpainting” with shaving cream. It’s fun, easy to clean up and irresistible to little ones!
Children love surprises! Hide an everyday item and it becomes a treasure to find.
This activity uses bottle caps in a variety of sizes and colors. Your child will have fun examining the similarities and differences he sees.