Writing for Kindergarten and young learners is a foundational skill that sets the stage for future academic success. Learning how to form letters correctly is crucial because it helps children develop the muscle memory needed for fluent writing. Additionally, developing strong gross and fine motor skills is essential. Gross motor skills, like shoulder stability, support the fine motor control needed for precise hand movements. Fine motor skills, such as finger dexterity, enable children to grip pencils correctly and write with control. Pairing writing with reading reinforces the relationship between spoken and written language, enhancing comprehension and vocabulary. This integrated approach promotes literacy and cognitive development, laying a strong foundation for lifelong learning.

30 Days of Literacy Ideas

Are you looking for phonics and hands-on literacy activities to do with your learner? This free guide will give you 30 days of phonics and phonological awareness activities!

Hey, I’m Kaley!

I am so happy that you’re here! Hey, I’m Kaley and I’m a literacy specialist, former Kindergarten teacher, and an imperfect mom to 4 young kids.

Let's help your kids learn how to read with simple, hands-on ideas following the Science of Reading.

As a mom and a teacher, I get it. It’s not always easy to find ways to help our kids read (and write).

Truth is - reading MUST be taught. It takes time, but with proper instruction, guidance, and (some) commitment, we can do it!
Each child CAN learn. It is up to us to TEACH kids HOW to read.

I’m here to help you! Let's get started :)