Learning, achieving, working together
Early reading and phonics
Early phonics is all about tuning in to sounds. This is a vital part of children's development so that later they can hear individual sounds in words. You can encourage your child to;
The best way to encourage a love of reading is also to read to your child daily and re-read those favourite books as it develops a real love of stories and familiarity of books. Also make sure you try to read traditional tales such as Goldilocks and Little Red Riding Hood. You are welcome to borrow these from Nursery.
Early writing and mark making
One of the most important things you can do with your child to encourage early writing is help them to develop strength in their upper body and hands. You can encourage this through;
Anything which encourages the use of their hands is great including dressing themselves!