Tag: phonological awareness

Patty Cake

Patty Cake

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Literacy Tip Hi, my name is Cliff. When you play “patty cake” with your baby, trace the first letter of your child’s name in his palm so that he feels the shape of the letter. This beginning knowledge of shapes will help him learn to recognize letters as he gets older. Transcript Patty ... Read More of Patty Cake

Dinosaur Rhyme

Dinosaur Rhyme

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Literacy Tip Hi, my name is Cliff and I want to show you how to do a rhyme about dinosaurs, a very popular topic for your kids in the pre-reader stage. By focusing on something that they love, you can encourage them to discover books and stories that feed this insatiable desire to ... Read More of Dinosaur Rhyme

Alphabet Monster

Alphabet Monster

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Literacy Tip I’m Becky. My son, Holden, is 3 and knows the alphabet song, but this rhyme helps him learn that letters can be put together in lots of different ways. Transcript I'm the Alphabet Monster And nothing tastes better To the Alphabet Monster Than eating a letter. A "j" and an ... Read More of Alphabet Monster

Chocolate, Chocolate

Chocolate, Chocolate

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Literacy Tip ¡Hola! Me llamo Larry. Esta rima popular puede ser muy divertida con niños de cuatro y cinco años. Anime a su niño o niña a decir esta rima lo más rápido que pueda, y ríanse juntos si el resultado es divertido. Transcript Uno, dos, tres cho uno, dos, tres co uno, dos, tres ... Read More of Chocolate, Chocolate

Parade Song

Parade Song

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Literacy Tip Hi, my name is Mary. The Parade Song makes language fun! Children from infant to preschool age bend and twist and use the entire body to create the sounds of the various instruments. It’s a wonderful way to discover rhythm in words and music! Transcript (sung to "Are You ... Read More of Parade Song

Itsy Bitsy Spider

Itsy Bitsy Spider

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Literacy Tip Hi. I’m Cydney, and this my son, Stephen. He is 24 months old. The Itsy Bitsy Spider is one of our favorite songs. Notice that it tells a story. (Rhyme) After singing, you can ask your child to tell you what happened in the song. When children tell what happened, they develop ... Read More of Itsy Bitsy Spider