Magnetic Letter Play

Smith, Robin
February 2004
Scholastic Parent & Child;Feb/Mar2004, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p83
The article presents strategies that can be adopted by parents to make their child familiar with words. Parents can invite their child to match uppercase letters with lowercase letters. With help from parents, he can begin to see the relationship between the two cases. Parents can be playful with the language and make up silly phrases from words. One can try creating tongue twisters using words that begin with the same sound. One can also ask a child to repeat a phrase and to add another item that begins with the same initial sound.


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