By Aranyu Soltesz. Alphabet Worksheet. At Monday, January 13th 2020, 08:38:32 AM.
Learning how to write is one of the big benchmarks for preschool. Alphabet letters to trace can make that learning a bit easier. Wondering how? In this article, we will explore why tracing letters is encouraged for early learners as part of their writing curriculum. We will also identify several sites which offer letters for kids to trace. Finally, this article will offer additional alphabet activities which may be used at home or in the classroom to help teach letter identification, and pre writing skills.
Children don't only need to recognize and sound out letters, but they also need to learn to print the letters of the alphabet. You can do this on your own by just printing a sample of a letter and have your child copy it. However, some children need a little extra help in forming the letters and really benefit from tracing over letters several times before trying to do it without a template. Luckily, there are lots of resources online where you can print these letter tracing templates. If your child starts to get frustrated, then take a break. You want them to have fun learning and be supportive of the whole journey.
With these steps mastered, then reading for fun begins. With the correct book selections and a lot of patience, encouragement and understanding, parents and pre school teachers can speed the learning along with songs, rhyming games and conversations. Many years ago, first grade was the typical grade to begin reading; today, many children enter kindergarten with reading skills already soundly in place.