Literacy Support for your Child

A specifically designed program following your child’s development from preschool/kindergarten years to BIG school   The EDSpecially4U abc 4 me literacy program and resources offer your child an individualised teaching program which follows current research and best practice teaching techniques. Our program is designed and taught by an experienced early childhood, primary school, special education trained…

Snip! Snip! Scissor Skills

Cutting with scissors can be a difficult task for young learners Children learn to use scissors in small steps and it is helpful to ensure they are following developmental steps to gain confidence so they can move to the next skill.  Scissor skills require a fine motor strength and manipulation awareness.  Basic finger strengthening activities…

BIG School

This year my youngest child started prep (kindergarten/reception in some states and countries). She started the first year of formal full time schooling. BIG school. 2018 holds great significance for me as it marks 13 years of school aged children attending school. My oldest child is completing her final year of school this year too,…

Letter Craft – Letter t, Terrence the Turtle

Now that your children have returned home from this week’s lesson about letter t, it’s a great time to reinforce the sound /t/ they have been learning with their teacher.  We recommend completing your normal activities; pointing out the words that start with the sound /t/, practice saying the sound and reading our class reader to reinforce the sound and words that start with the sound.

If you are looking for more activities to reinforce this sound you can visit our Pinterest page with ideas & suggestions for
Letter T – Learn at Home activities
One of the activities that we have tried in our home is to make a turtle friend, I call him
‘Terrence the Turtle’

Letter Jump Phonics Game

Letter Jump is a FUN resource that we use consistently through the ED Specially 4U School Readiness program. The versatility of this game makes it a favourite in our classrooms. Students have many options for how to play the game as well as the amount of letters which are introduced in the game Even beginning…