|

I'm Thinking of a Sound

>Playing with the sounds of words will help your child listen to sounds and words, and understand the importance of language.

What you need:
Names of objects

What to do:
1. Say to your child, "I'm thinking of the sound sssss, as in sat. Can you tell me a word that begins with sssss?" Your child names one word. "Can you tell me another word that begins with sssss?"

2. Repeat this game using different sounds.

Source: America Reads Challenge: Read*Write*Now, America Reads

|


stay connected

Sign up for our free email newsletters and receive the latest advice and information on all things parenting.

Enter your email address to sign up or manage your account.

Facebook icon Twitter icon Follow Us on Pinterest

editor’s picks

family games

Everything you need for family game night!


highlights

8 Steps to Take Before Trying to Conceive
Planning to try for a new baby in the new year? Follow these preconception steps to help prepare your body for a healthy pregnancy.

Kindergarten Readiness App Wins Gold
Our Kindergarten Readiness app won the Gold Award of Excellence in the educational category at the 2014 Communicator Awards. This valuable checklist comes with games and activities to help your child practice the essential skills she needs for kindergarten. Download the Kindergarten Readiness app today!

6 Homemade Play Dough Recipes
Looking for a creative cure for cabin fever? Whip up one of these easy homemade play dough recipes with your child today!

Find Today's Newest & Best Children's Books!
Looking for newly released books for your child? Try our new Book Finder tool to search for new books by age, type, and theme, and create reading lists for kids!