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Preparing Your Child for Kindergarten:
6 Early Learning Skills

Letter Knowledge

Knowing that letters look different from each other and have different names and sounds.

An early learning skill your child needs for school success.

  • Write your child’s name and encourage your child to make the letters.
  • Use magnetic letters and have your child recognize the difference between a “C” and an “O”, or a “L” and a “J”.
  • Read alphabet books and point out the letters and the words that start with those letters.
  • Write your child’s favorite words.
    (grandma, pap-pap, dinosaur, etc.)

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