A is for Annabelle
by Tasha Tudor
Well, I revamped our letter lessons this week. I am still using what I have on hand, but I’m using something different than what I described previously.
You see, I was getting nowhere with the rote memorization. This sort of thing worked great with my oldest, and since this child is a lot like him, I thought it would work with her. But it really didn’t. She just wasn’t clicking, though she was enjoying doing the puzzles.
So, I’ve returned to our beloved A is for Annabelle with which I taught A. her letters a very short while ago.
Have you ever noticed that having children so close together means that the second you are done teaching something to one of them, it is time to teach it to the next?
So, letter lessons are simple as pie: every day, we read our Annabelle book.
I figure that once I notice she’s catching on to about ten or so letters, we’ll pull out the puzzles once a week and play with them a bit. Either way, she’s going to get use of the puzzles. But Annabelle simply can’t be beat.
Does anyone know of a sweet alphabet book for boys? Baby O. won’t be very interested in Annabelle when his time comes…
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