Please see the links below for some interesting information about early literacy skills.
Skills - https://multcolib.org/parents/early-literacy/six-early-literacy-skills
FYI - http://www.readingrockets.org/article/358/
Your child has an account with Raz-Kids, provided by eBlend. This is an excellent resource, please be sure to check it out: Raz-Kids (use 'robron' as Teacaher Name for login)
Starfall - This website has many opportunities for kindergartners to practice their letter and sound recognition
Learning Planet - Practice ABC order with this train game
Alphabet Zoo - Put the animals in their proper place in the zoo as you match lower case letters with their upper case letter
Leo the Lobster - Choose a location then drag the letters to the correct boxes
Clifford's Letter Round Up - Choose from an easy or hard version of a game where a bull tells you what letter to find on the cows.Whack-a-Mole - In alphabetical order! Try to find the mole with the correct letter. Be gentle.Letters to Big Bird - Find the things on the shelf that match the letter in Big Bird's mailbox.Paw Park - Match the parents to the babies! Upper and lower case practice.
Missing Letters - Type in the missing letters of the alphabet. Get a smiley face when you get the correct answer. See how many you can collect.Letter Race - Type in the letter that is displayed on the computer screen. See how many you can get in 30 seconds. It's pretty tricky! Keep practicing!Clifford's Word Sort - Sorting words by their first letter. Look at the first letter and sort them into the correct bags.Letter Detectives - Choose a letter group and listen to the teacher bunny. Find the letter she is telling you to find. Upper case, lower case and numbers!Alphabet Sounds - Listen to the word, look at the picture and press the key that makes the sound.Find the Letter - Listen to the letter and click on the letter the computer names. Listen carefully!
Please see the links below for some interesting information about pre-printing and printing.
Interesting site (especially the link to the Wet-Dry-Try App): http://www.hwtears.com/hwt/parents
Build a Word - Use the letters to build words.
Please see the links below for some interesting information about oral language.
What the experts say about oral language:
Please see the links below for some interesting information about numeracy.
Assessing - http://www.bced.gov.bc.ca/early_learning/pdfs/assessing_numeracy.pdf
Supporting - http://www.bced.gov.bc.ca/early_learning/pdfs/supporting_numeracy.pdf
For Families - http://www.bced.gov.bc.ca/early_learning/pdfs/math_for_families.pdf
Number TrainAdd cars to the train then count the objects in each car.What Comes NextListen carefully and decide which number barrel comes next in the sequence.Curious George - Banana 411Great practice for listening and identifying numbers. See how many of Curious George's friends you can call on George's phone.Mend the 100s chartFind the numbers that are missing in the 100s chart.Mail a LetterListen to the number then put the letter in the correct mailbox. Be sure to click the orange arrow to get a new number.Building PatternsClick the color and paint the beads to match the pattern
Count Your ChickensCount the animals and choose the correct number.How Tall with Curious GeorgeUse your estimation skills to predict how tall items are.Curious George Counts ChicksHelp Curious George count the chicks in the pen.
A fun website and/or app with a 30 day free trial! http://www.abcmouse.com/
Cutting bin activities help develop fine motor skills: Cutting Activty Bin.doc
Color Me HungryMatch colorful foods together colored basket and learn from Grover as you play.Crayola Coloring OnlineColor online using lots of Crayola tools.Paint the ShapesClick the color and fill in the shape. Then look at the picture!Buzzing with ShapesPlay with a friend, count the sides and get tic-tac-toe!Shape IdentificationListen to the directions and click the correct shapeShape MemoryTry to remember where the matching shapes are hiding
Mr. Elephants Matching GamePlay memory with Mr. Elephant. Each level brings new things to match.Flo and Zo Sort it OutTow kitties cause a commotion in Emily Elizabeth's room. Help them clean up their mess by sorting out the toys.Dr. Seuss MemoryMatch the Dr. Seuss cards in the fun version of concentration.Oscar's Trash CollectionHelp Oscar sort his junk collection.
Journey to ErnieListen to Big Bird's clues and try to find where Ernie is hiding.I Spy - Mystery MatchLevel 1 - match picture to pictureLevel 2 - match the rhyming wordsLevel 3 - match pictures by association
About the FaceListen to Aurthur and see if you can match the emotion to the story.