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.
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.
- This paintings is carried out parallel to paintings with the Sorting Letters
- 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.