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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

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