Early Childhood Education 1
1 class periods of 90 minutes each
Students will be introduced to the creative ways to teach young children about the alphabet.
LCD project and computer, materials for various ABC activities (see Ways to Learn the ABC's information sheet)
The students will have a hands-on experience with using a variety of senory methods to teach the concept of the alphabet.
INTRODUCTION: Have the students write their names with the opposite hands that they usually use. Explain that until a child develops his fine muscles,he might get discouraged trying to write a letter.
For EXTRA CREDIT a student can make one of the following: 1)ABC Memory Game 2)ABC Book (using magazine pages) 3)ABC Cards (cut in half in different ways like puzzles)
Points will be give for completed A-Z Activity packet.
Working with Young Children, Judy Herr, Goodheart-Wilcox Company,Inc., 1998