Many homeschool parents are eager to teach their littlest children to learn to read.
But did you know there are several FOUNDATIONAL skills your child needs to master before ever picking up a book or even learning their letters and their sounds?
In this video and article, we're talking about the FUNDAMENTAL pre-cursor to teaching reading, and it has very little to do with letters, sounds or phonics. In fact, research says this skill is the SINGLE BIGGEST PREDICTOR for future reading success.
Can you guess what It is?
And in this article, I'm sharing five playful, prep-free ways you can build this skill every day, so that your child becomes a fluent, skilled reader.
At its very core, phonemic awareness is your chid’s ability to PLAY with language.
Phonemic awareness is not phonics.
Phonemic awareness is AUDITORY and does not involve letters or words in print.
It is the ability to...