Brightly Beaming Steps to ReadingProgram
Adaptable for Ages 2 - 4
by Katrina Lybbert
At this level we are going to work on teaching our children torecognize the letters. We will start with the capital letters. Thelower case letters will be introduced in the Letter of the WeekPreschool Curriculum.
Introduce the letter with a printout of the week's
letter your child can color. You can use the Letter coloring pages from thePreschool Coloring Bookpage. I will be adding my own printouts tothe Brightly Beaming site in the future.
Post the new letter on your learning poster. You can also designatea wall space in your home to fill up with the letters as they arelearned.
You can teach your child to trace the shape of the letter using theirfinger. You can trace in pudding, finger paint, a shallow tray (cookiesheet) filled with rice or beans, etc.
Point out the letter of the week in signs, on cereal boxes, and otherplaces your child sees print. Review all letters learned often.
Here is a summary of the letters each week: