Play a word game with your child. Choose a word like “stop” Ask them, “What happens if you take the ‘s’ away? It’s top” Then add an “” at the en””it’s tops. What other words can be switched around like this? Talk together about the different words, real and made-up. Have fun and take turns.
See what your child is learning
This game uses memory to remember letters and flexible thinking to make new words. It also takes focus and self-control for your child to keep playing the game. Having fun with words builds their love of learning.