Archive | Writing

29 October 2013 ~ 2 Comments

Using prezi to create fun presentations with kids.

What is Prezi? I like to think of Prezi as a big picture of ideas. It is like an interactive poster which you can dive into deeper. Your audience sees the entire idea as one big picture to start, which is then broken into the important parts that make up that big picture. This is [...]

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15 May 2013 ~ 4 Comments

DIY Phonics Flip Board

How to make your own Phonics flip board. What you need: Spiral bound Note book Pens Scissors How to construct: Turn the book landscape with the spirals at the top. Split the book into  3 equal sized columns and cut the columns all the way to the top.   Write all the consonants on the [...]

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27 February 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Using Fundanoodle Magnastix

Using the “Magnastix: I can build Upper Case Letters” When I opened this product I was wowed by the bright colours and colourful, clear directions for building the letters. I could not wait to get started to try out making some of the letters. I used this product with two kindergarten children. They were just [...]

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14 February 2012 ~ 0 Comments

How to effectively support early writing skills

Children are never too young to start writing. Believe it or not your child’s first scribble is the stepping stones towards writing. Developing your child’s fine motor skills Children need to develop their fine motor skills before they can learn to write in a more formal way. Play games and activities to enhance this area [...]

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