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Familiar Games…With a Twist

2021-10-05T13:00:52+00:00

While keeping up with learning is important during this uncertain time, it’s also essential for families to focus on stress management. Games can be a great way to keep minds active and have some fun along the way. Participation in games can improve students’ memory and communication, as well as engage them to read words, think about vocabulary, and hone their spelling skills. Use games you have around the house to play together. This is a time to get creative with the rules—or even throw the rules out! Many game pieces on their own can be used to promote reading [...]

Familiar Games…With a Twist2021-10-05T13:00:52+00:00

Literacy Home Activities for Young Learners

2021-10-05T13:04:47+00:00

As we remain inside during these uncertain times, caregivers have become teachers—and Commonwealth Learning Center is here to help with some hands-on literacy practice ideas for young learners. Alphabet Work Here are a few activities kids can do with plastic letters or letter cards, shaving cream, and clay or pipe cleaners: Arrange letters in alphabetical order, with a model if needed. Devise a memory game to match uppercase to lowercase letters. Form letters out of clay, pipe cleaners, or Wikki Stix. Practice handwriting in a multisensory way: Place a small amount of shaving cream or flour in a baking tray. Have children form letters [...]

Literacy Home Activities for Young Learners2021-10-05T13:04:47+00:00

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Beth
Beth Dinelli, M.Ed
Director, CLC Danvers
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Danvers Contact Info

130 Sylvan Street
Danvers, MA 01923

Phone: 978.774.0094

Fax: 978.774.1169

Roz
Roz Wais, MFA
Director, CLC Needham
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Needham Contact Info

220 Reservoir Street, Suite 6 Needham, MA 02494-3133

Phone: 781.444.5193

Fax: 781.444.6916