Over the last few months, I have been working on developing a partnership with Positive Steps Therapy . Positive Steps reached out to me after hearing about this blog and my goal of supporting you, the families of children in Pre-K, K and beyond.
I will be posting information on my blog from Positive Steps Therapy that will share activities and/or information that will help you help your child develop and learn.
Positive Steps Therapy has been providing quality physical, occupational, speech and feeding therapy to children from birth to age 21 in the Pittsburgh region since 2004. We employ passionate and dedicated therapists who specialize in areas related to the pediatric population, including concussion, feeding, sensory integration, and orthopedic conditions. Our clinicians focus on play and functional based activities to maximize a child’s potential.
Hello friends, I am back to posting daily lessons for you to use with your pre-k/kindergarten child(ren). Each week I will choose an easy reader book and provide lessons to go with the story. Tune in tomorrow for Pete the Cat Too Cool for School!
I encourage you to watch/read the story multiple times during the week. If you have a similar book at home, read that book too or instead. While I know you as a caregiver gets tired of reading the same story over and over, it is actually important to children’s reading development.
Every year I send this poem home with my students… this year I share it with you here. It is written by author Jane Yolen, known for Owl Moon, the How do Dinosaurs series, and so many other books: informational text, stories, poems and so much more.
Read to Me By Jane Yolen
Read to me riddles and read to me rhymes Read to me stories of magical times Read to me tales about castles and kings Read to me stories of fabulous things Read to me pirates and read to me knights Read to me dragons and dragon-book fights Read to me spaceships and cowboys and then When you are finished- please read them again.
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When I come back, we will work through the second half of the alphabet. Any thoughts? Suggestions for topics to go with a certain letter? Something you enjoyed and want more of? Topics you’d like me to write about? Something else you feel you need to help your child get ready for kindergarten? Reply here or drop me an email at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com. I’d love to hear from you!