Reading with your child daily is one of the most important things you can do to help prepare them for school. It provides them a base for language development, vocabulary exposure, and imagination. But we know day-to-day life can be busy, and sometimes you may not have the time to sit and read with your child. While you are stuck with other obligations, is there a way to make sure you are reaching your child educationally?
Since Footsteps2Brilliance can be accessed on any mobile device, you can use the program anytime, anywhere. Read on to find 9 times Footsteps2Brilliance can be used to help your child get in those 15 minutes of reading even when you feel there is no time!
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While waiting for the bus, build sight word recognition using Whack-a-Word!
When waiting at doctor’s appointments, read about another doctor in Otto the Octopus.
When cooking dinner, create a story in My Journal!
During trips to the grocery store, work on sorting in Classy Classifications.
While waiting for the the bathtub to fill with water, read how Cabo stays clean in Cabo the Cat!
During halftime at a game, build sequencing skills with Order Up!
When looking for a way to keep your child engaged, practice letter sequencing with A-Mazed!
While finishing up household chores, work on ending sounds with Rhyme Slime!
During car rides, long or short, enjoy a nursery rhyme in the Nursery Rhyme Karaoke library!
Even though these are all times that you feel you may be preoccupied with other obligations, they are the perfect example of times your child can be reading and engaging with activities independently to prepare them for the classroom! Try using Footsteps2Brilliance during one of these times today.