ABC for kids videos | Teaching the alphabet
ABC for kids - teaching the alphabet
ABC for kids is no small matter. And ABC for kids videos can play a big role in teaching the alphabet. Teaching the alphabet is a very important part of a child's education. Knowing the alphabet is one of the first things that is expected of a pre-schooler when she starts getting ready to go to formal school. Luckily these days there are so many interesting ways for kids to learn abc. There are a whole lot of colourful picture books, abc videos, alphabet flash cards, & alphabet games to make this learning memorable and fun. Yet teaching the alphabet can be an art - an art of how to make it fun for kids to learn.
Learning should be fun and exciting, for learning is a life-long process and unless it is interesting, there will be less motivation to learn. This is particularly true in kindergarten; small children have low attention spans and get bored very easily. The learning methodologies need to be able to hold their attention and excite them. Hence interesting ways of teaching the alphabet should be followed.
ABC for kids - videos
Videos are fun. Most of us get engrossed in videos that we like. Children often love to watch videos. They are particularly captivated by cartoons. Using video as a learning tool can be of great advantage. There are a lot of educational videos available that help children learn. Videos are also available to help children learn abc. Children can see how to write the letters of the alphabet - it can be shown by animation. Using abc for kids videos not only makes it easier for children to comprehend (since they can actually see the letters written out etc as many times as they wish) it also makes it fun.
Below are abc for kids videos that show an animated chalk writing the letters of the alphabet.
The ABC song
One of the fun ways to teach kids abc is to sing aloud the popular abc song. This is very popular as a nursery rhyme. Sing this very often. Slowly encourage children to sing it along with you. Sing it slowly and distinctly so that children can recognize the individual letters. The lyrics for the ABc song are as below:ABC Song
Come little children,
Come to me,
I will teach you A, B, C.
A B C D E F G,
H I J K L M N O P;
L M N O P Q R S T;
U V W X Y Z.
X Y Z – sugar on your bread.
If you don’t like it,
You better go to bed.
Next day morning,
Come to me,
And I will teach you A, B, C.
ABC for kids video - how to write the letter a
ABC for kids video - how to write the letter b
ABC for kids video - how to write the letter c
ABC for kids video - how to write the letter d
ABC for kids video - how to write the letter E
ABC for kids video - writing the letter f
ABC for kids video - how to write g
ABC for kids video - how to write the letter h
ABC for kids video - writing the letter i
ABC for kids video - how to write the letter j
Teaching the alphabet
How to teach the alphabet?
Of course the alphabet is one of the most important of academic skills that kids in preschool or kindergarten need to pick up. Each kindergarten teacher has her own ways of introducing and teaching abc to kids. As mentioned above the alphabet song can be a fun way to introduce the alphabet to kids. Use of big picture charts and flash cards to teach abc can also help. Making models of the letters of the alphabet and letting children handle them can help them understand the shape or contour of each letter. Playing alphabet related games with kids will make it enjoyable for them. There are a lot of interesting ways to teach the alphabet. The article link below gives a lot of information about kindergarten worksheets and has quite a few tips on teaching the alphabet (This is at the bottom of the page, you need to scroll right down.)
Alphabet worksheets for kindergarten may also be useful. You may get these as books in kids bookstores. You may also be able to download some workbooks / worksheets online.
A few sample alphabet worksheets for kindergarten
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