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Read Storybooks Like a Professional Story Teller

Read Storybooks Like a Professional Story Teller

We would like to say a big thank you to Andrew Reniers for being our first ever guest blogger. He’s an English teacher and he wrote this article on how to read storybooks like a professional. His goal is to help parents teach their children English […]

Our letter Xx week

Our letter Xx week

This week we are learning about letter Xx. Frankly speaking, I find this a difficult alphabet as it is not frequently used and the words that start with this letter are either super long or super difficult to pronounce. Don’t you agree? If you play […]

F is for…

F is for…

This week we are learning letter Ff. I have made some worksheets and some fun activities for this theme. Oops… forgot to mention is fireman theme. Yes, f for fireman! We started off with some flashcards showing objects or items that start with the letter […]

ter ter ter T!

ter ter ter T!

I asked mei mei, what does the letter Tt stands for? Below are the answers: 1. turtle  –>”I would love to have it as pet but I can’t bring it for a walk…” 2. toy –> “I NEED more princess toys!” 3. truck –> “Gor gor has many […]

Letter ‘S’ activities

Letter ‘S’ activities

Welcome to the week of letter S activities for preschoolers. Follow us and see what we did for our letter S week! I wrote a huge S on the white board and showed it to mei mei. We made the sound sss…. together and rapped together […]

D makes the sound der…

D makes the sound der…

We have been reviewing on the letter D last week. /d/, /d/, /d/, /d/…that’s what we have been singing the whole of last week. We started off with Mei Mei’s favourite activity and that is do-a-dot. She matched the colour of the paint to the […]

Rrrr is for…

Rrrr is for…

We are learning the letter r this week! So how do we get started? What comes to you mind when you teach the letter r? Rabbit, road, reindeer, robot, rice, and many more… This week we are not using any do-a-dot marker instead we are using a […]

C makes the /k/ sound

C makes the /k/ sound

Today we went through the letter C. We warmed up with letter C pretty fast with the Jolly phonics letter C song on youtube and we danced along with it with our own castanets too! After the song and dance, we cooled and calmed down […]

B is for…

B is for…

Start of a brand new year and we are slowly easing into our homeschooling curriculum. Not too bad for a start as we are doing some revision on phonics and learning each letter again. Yes, again! If you have read our previous post, repetition is highly […]

Determiners and Articles

Determiners and Articles

What are determiners? Determiners are words that are in front of a noun. We had gone through nouns previously, so now we moved on to determiners who introduce nouns. There are many groups of determiners and they are: articles, quantifiers, possessives, demonstratives and interrogatives. Looks scary […]