Flash cards are a terrific way to help your beginning reader learn sight words – words that appear frequently in the English language and should be read “on sight” to improve fluency, such as was, saw, he, she and is.
Rachel at Quirky Momma came up with the idea of story cubes as a fun learning activity to help her child learn to read.
My son Wilson, Bob Books’ reader in training is 3 and a half and not quite ready for reading. While he loves being read to, he is still learning his alphabet and the sounds that the letters make. Today I noticed that he was very interested in pointing out the shapes in our Bob Books: Pre-Reading Skills books. So I put together a simple activity.