Witnessing your child read out loud can be an exciting experience. And it can be more fun if you try some simple, fun ways to teach letter sounds at home. You may be one of those African-American parents who feels happy being in control of their child’s learning.
We have featured the following video to help you make learning fun and simple for your kids.
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5 Fun Ways to Teach Letter Sounds ( to Your Kids)
Here are some steps to help your child read letter sounds:
- Gather a marker, whiteboard, and letter sound cards.
- You can’t start teaching your child to read words. So, write the letter sounds down on paper or use letter sound cards. Make sure they are big enough for your child to read.
- Teach your child to read the letter sounds one at a time by reading out loud accurately in any order and at any time.
- Once you have accomplished the teaching, let your child blend 2 and 3-letter words.
- You can use a phonetic primer after your child can read some words.
- You can make your child read sight words learned through the sight to help your kid become fluent.
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Tips to Help You Teach Child Letter Sounds
Sometimes, additional tips help you achieve your goal using fun ways to teach letter sounds. What better way to help your child learn to read? Here are a few:
- Read letter sounds and ask your child to write the words similar to the sounds, or write down the letter sounds
- Write letters on a piece of paper or cards, then lift it for your child to read
- Hold some word games connecting sounds with syllables
- Help your child match the letters in their name with the corresponding sound.
Whether you’re planning to take your child to school or homeschool, go that extra mile and use the simple, fun ways to teach letter sounds to your child. This can be a great way to strengthen or develop a bond with your children.
The video is courtesy of Spencer, who has accumulated 4 awards in his teaching profession.
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