Recognizing Capital Letters

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We used this simple activity with one of our children who was having some difficulty recognizing when words should be capitalized.  It’s very simple and costs nothing–major bonus!

Simply find a piece of junk mail and give your child a highlighter.  Tell them that you want them to find all of the capital letters on the page.  They can sit down and highlight to their heart’s content.

Once they’re finished, ask them to show you all of the capital letters they found.  You could also discuss why certain words are capitalized (such as being the first word in a sentence, someone’s name, the name of a month or day of the week, etc.).

This is a really easy way to raise your child’s awareness of the use and recognition of capital letters.  Why not give it a try?  🙂

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