Accidental Hipster Teacher

Teaching Your Child to Read: Activities for the ‘a’ Sound

Starting today, with the ‘a’ sound, I’m going to take each letter of the alphabet in turn, and suggest a few fun activities that begin with that particular letter sound. You’ll love these activities for the ‘a’ sound The Jolly Phonics website sells a book and CD of short, catchy, action songs for each letter… Read More Teaching Your Child to Read: Activities for the ‘a’ Sound

Accidental Hipster Teacher

Teaching Your Child to Read & Write: Fun Activities for Your Target Letter

Here are a few fun ideas that can be used to help reinforce any letter sound. (Remember to use the letter sound, not the letter name. If your child already knows the letter name make sure he knows that each letter has both a name and a sound and today you’re concentrating on its sound.)… Read More Teaching Your Child to Read & Write: Fun Activities for Your Target Letter

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Teaching Your Child to Read by Using Letter Sounds

The summer holidays can be a great time to spend bringing your child on. With that in mind, I’m excited to bring you a new series from an anonymous guest writer: Accidental Hipster Teacher.  Your child loves looking at books, speaks in sentences, can complete easy jigsaw puzzles, repeats simple stories, songs, and rhymes. You’re… Read More Teaching Your Child to Read by Using Letter Sounds