Transition to the moveable alphabet: letter recognition After your child has spent quite a bit of time with the sandpaper letters with objects and completed several pages of her letter sound book, she can try letter recognition activities with the moveable alphabet. Transitioning to this iconic Montessori writing material is an exciting and significant step. Your […]
Letter and Sound
Montessori Letter Sound Book: keep track of sounds your child learned In my previous blog post, Easy and Fun Beginning Sounds Game (Letter Object Matching), I share the sandpaper letter and object lesson with you. If your child loves playing this fun matching game, you’ll love creating a DIY letter sound book with your child! Creating
Montessori Sandpaper Letters with Objects to explore beginning sounds In my previous blog post, Montessori Sandpaper Letters: 3 Easy Ideas To DIY At Home, I talk about associating sounds and symbols in this sensory, hands-on phonics activity. As your child explores the sandpaper letter lesson and learns the sounds that go with them, you can explore
Sensory phonics activity with the Montessori Sandpaper Letters In my previous blog post, How To Increase Phonemic Awareness With These 4 Sound Games, I talk about the I-Spy Games. Once your child has explored quite a bit with these sound games, it’s time to move on to the sandpaper letters; associating the sounds with the symbols.
The Montessori I-Spy Game for Phonemic Awareness “I-Spy with my little eye, something in Annie’s hands that begins with the sound /n/ – net!” In my previous blog post, Essential Guide To 4 Fun Letter And Sound Activities, the first lesson is I-Spy, a phonemic awareness activity. Studies have shown that phonemic awareness helps prepare
Montessori Language: exploration of letter and sound In the previous Montessori sequence, we talked about Oral Language with 11 key lessons, such as storytelling, classifying, matching, and rhyming. Now we’re ready to move on to the following sequence in the Montessori language curriculum: Exploration of Letter and Sound. By this time, your child is ready