Developing good gross and fine motor control including how to hold a pencil correctly.
Pattern formation (spirals, zigzags, waves)
Introducing a language to talk about shape and movements
Introducing the letter families, teaching the children how to correctly form the letters:
We begin with letters being written separately (not joined up yet) e.g. cat, dog, pin
Long ladder family: i, j, l, t, u , v, w
One armed robot family: b, h, k, m, n, p, r; numbers: 2, 3, 5
Curly Caterpillar family: c, a, d, e, g, o, q, f, s; numbers: 0, 6, 8, 9
zigzag family: v, w, x, z; numbers: 1, 4, 7
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
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