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5 Speech Development Activities for Toddlers

Did you know that the first three years of life,when the brain is developing and maturing, is the most intensive period for acquiring speech and language skills? These skills will develop best in an environment that is rich with sounds,sights,and consistent exposure to the speech and language of others. So, this is a critical period […]

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Blends : How to move from teaching letter sounds to Blending two letters together to teach words?

Until now we have covered, Types of Phonics and Terminologies used in Phonics. What is the new hype of Phonics? And if it is really important? How to teach Letter Sounds and Letter Names together? Phonemic Awareness Activities (Click on the above links to go directly to that post first, if you have missed reading […]

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Phonemic Awareness Activities

As promised in the last post here, here are a few Phonemic Awareness activities to start with.   First of all, Phonemic awareness is not phonics(Read the post here for detailed information). Phonemic awareness is the ability to hear, identify, and manipulate individual sounds-phonemes–in spoken words. Before children learn to read print, they need to […]

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