The Ready 4 School program introduces your child to initial sound phonics skills. We teach the letters of the alphabet and introduce the sound the letter makes ‘phonics’
Teaching your child to use scissors is an exciting next step in your child’s development
Children learn to use scissors in small steps. They need to move through small step progression to gain confidence to move to the next skill of cutting. Scissor skills require fine motor strength, finger manipulation and awareness. Initial fine motor skills need to be developed before scissor skills commence.
Phonemic awareness is important because there is a high correlation between a student’s level of phonemic awareness and success in beginning reading. (Ehri & Nunes, 2002)