chalk board

Chalkboards are used to assist the kid shape letters and numbers. There is much less resistance when writing on a chalkboard, and the kid can without difficulty erase mistakes. There is likewise much less strain to write down on a chalkboard than on paper as our children are training formation of letters and numerals.

Materials

For Preparatory Work:

  • Small tray, big sufficient to make a sandpaper letter.
  • Enough sand within side the tray to cowl the bottom.

For Chalkboard Work:

– Set of inexperienced chalkboards 32cm x 50cm each

  •  The first board is clean on one facet and dominated to manual the position of letters on the opposite facet.
  • The 2nd board has one facet dominated in squares and the opposite dominated in horizontal traces.

– Tray with chalk in a holder, an eraser, a dirt clothe, and a hand material.

– Sandpaper letters and numerals.

Notes

  • This paintings is carried out parallel to paintings with the Sorting Letters

Preparatory Exercise

  • Invite one child to come and work with you.
  • You and the child choose one sandpaper letter and bring it to the table.
  • Then go and get the tray of sand and place it to the right of the sandpaper letter.
  • Trace the sandpaper letter. Repeat two to three times.
  • Then tell the child that you are going to trace the letter in the tray.
  • Move the tablet over to the left.
  • Slide the tray in front of you and trace the same letter as the sandpaper letter into the sand.
  • Show the child that you have made the same letter.
  • Show the child how to “make it disappear” by gently shaking the tray from side to side but keeping the tray on the table.
  • Have the child trace the sandpaper letter and then make the letter in the sand.
  • The child can continue making the letter in the sand.
  • Once he is comfortable tracing the letter in the sand, he can then work with the stylus.

Once he is comfortable with using the stylus and writes a few of the letters in the sand, he is ready to begin with the Chalkboard work.

 

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