Useful for teaching Preschool Literacy and Reading and Spelling Book 1 & 2.
There may already be many useful things in your home or school that can be used to help teach early literacy in a fun way with your learners. From finding and pasting pictures beginning with a certain letter into a scrapbook to painting letters on the footpath with water, there are many ways to encourage learning.
Here is a list of helpful resources you can have at home for helping to establish letter and sound relationships:
- Non-toxic paints and finger paints
- Paint brushes
- Glue and glitter
- Plastic bottle tops
- Lots of cardboard
- Spare blank paper
- Coloured paper and card
- Soft, wide-tip pencils
- Scissors, rubber bands
- Crayons, coloured pencils, chalk, felt pens
- Pictures in magazines, catalogues, newspapers
Buy A Good Dictionary
We highly recommend having a good dictionary in your home. There are some simple, pictorial dictionaries are available for young learners, but it is essential to gradually introduce the normal school-type dictionary and teach your learner how to use it.