Bring on this giant alphabet dot to dot! It’s terrific!
When in doubt, double the size. This giant alphabet dot to dot is a fun way to review alphabetical order and practice pencil grip. – I know it! So much wrapped in one simple idea.
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When should you start teaching your kids the alphabet?
Allow me to help ease your mind and put the breaks on learning the alphabet.
Learning the names of the letters can come at any time from 2.5 to five years of age. This task is learning the letter names in their purest form and is also known as memorizing.
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Why is this alphabet dot-to-dot alphabet activity valuable?
Fine motor games will increase strength for cutting, pencil grip, drawing, writing, and pasting later in life. These simple hand movements will help with pencil grip.
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In Kindergarten, students using the Common Core Standards will be asked to recognize and name all upper- and lowercase letters of the alphabet.
Should your preschooler master the alphabet now?
But it does mean that you can begin to expose your preschooler, so letters start to look familiar.
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This alphabet activity took minutes to set up.
I tape down a large piece of paper. Next, I add dots with my marker and label each dot with a letter from the alphabet.
PRO TIP: Include a strip of painter’s tape with the alphabet listed for your preschooler to use as a reference.
Invite your preschooler to begin connecting the dots in alphabetic order. This idea is a great way to practice recognizing the letters of the alphabet! As your preschooler connects the dots, encourage them to sing the ABCs.
Alternative ways to play this giant dot to dot:
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