Inside: A simple DIY game to help learn letter recognition in your child’s name.
The other day my mom said to me, “I think Greyson is having trouble spelling his name”.
Wait – WHAT?
Why wasn’t my preschool recognizing the letters in his name?
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Hold the phone. What happened to my preschooler’s letter recognition?
He knows how to spell his name.
“Grey, how do you spell your name?”
Yup, she was right. We had dropped it after mastery, and now my three-year-old had forgotten.
Does this alarm me?
Of course not.
But what it does is remind me is that it is important to revisit concepts with my preschoolers.
Preschoolers are sponges to information, but if they don’t use it, they may lose it.
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Setting this DIY letter recognition game up couldn’t be any easier.
Simply buy anything from Amazon. (You know you already have something saved in your cart)
Reuse the box.
Boom. – Create your game by cutting the cardboard into strips and writing each letter of your preschooler’s name.
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How to Play DIY Name Recognition Game:
Simply hand your preschooler the pile of letter cards.
Do not tell them it is their name.
Watch, and see if your preschooler begins to recognize any of the letters in the name game.
Most likely, your preschooler will problem solve and recognize the familiar letters.
It is important for preschoolers to analyze and make decisions about what to do with supplies handed to them.
If your preschooler needs a little help, write the name on a notecard and begin to review each letter name.
What did this DIY Name Recognition Game Teach Me?
My preschooler had forgotten how to spell his name. After a couple of attempts, we had leftover letters and a little confusion.
What’s the Simple Solution to Grasping Name Letter Recognition?
This DIY Name Recognition is so portable.
Stack and keep the cards on hand for when your preschooler is eating breakfast, waiting on a snack, before watching a show, etc!