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7 Best Tips for How to Teach Phonograms with Complete Phonogram List

Today I’m going to explain exactly how to teach phonograms to your child at home so you can teach them to read. Phonograms are the building blocks of the English language. The phonogram tips, resources & activities in this post are the main tools I’ve used to help our children learn to read between ages …

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How to Teach Reading at Home with Phonics & Phonograms

Once your child has learned the first 26 basic phonograms, he or she is likely ready to start reading or spelling. You can totally use a done-for-you curriculum, but I’ve found it’s actually easier to start with teaching phonograms and a couple simple activities at home. Once your child has the basics, you can dive …

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Complete Reading Readiness Guide for Homeschool Moms

You can teach your child to read at home. You don’t need fancy curriculum or expensive toys. You don’t need a professional education either! Once you understand 3 simple keys to reading readiness, you can teach your child to read at home. The 3 keys are: print awareness, learning phonogram sounds, and learning auditory blending. They’re all …

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Resources for Preschool at Home

I recently did a Facebook live session with some newer homeschooling moms about our trials & errors of preschool at home as well as my favorite resources for preschool at home! This post shares the details of what has worked in our home, for our kiddos. Our basic approach for ages 0-4 has been to …

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The Slow-Fast Blending Game for Reading Readiness

The idea behind this slow-fast blending game is to give the child practice hearing blended sounds. You begin with words that are very easy to hear and gradually move through the phases listed below.  Use your judgement about how long to stay on each phase based on how easy it seems for the child.  Depending on …

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