Here are some things that you can do to practice and prepare. Below is a recommended Summer Activities Calendar to guide your preparation. Additionally, there are Apps, Websites, and other Ideas that are sure to delight and educate!
Super Why! Alphabricks - Help pig rebuild his wall by identifying uppercase letters
Starfall- Learn to read with Phonics - A free website to teach children to read with phonics. For preschool, kindergarten, and first grade. Exciting phonics games and online interactive books.
ABCYA - Practice grade specific skills through fun, interactive games.
Word Bingo - The maker of the number 1 smash hit Math BINGO presents Word BINGO!Practice reading and spelling over 300 Dolch sight words by playing 4 fun games.
Teach your monster how to read - Your child will be able to learn/teach letters and sounds to their individual monster.
Letter School - An amazing, intuitive game to learn all about letters and numbers: writing, counting, phonics and more.
Handwriting without Tears - Goodbye to boring handwriting practice! With our Wet-Dry-Try App, your children can learn and practice correct formation habits for writing capital letters and numbers on our virtual Slate Chalkboard.
Bugs and Numbers - Bugs and Numbers provides an extensive collection of unique games dedicated to learning and practicing a wide range of math skills in a non-traditional way. Organized into three basic stages, the app grows with your child through 18 games ranging from basic counting to early fractions.
ABC mouse - This app has a lot of fun, interactive games to teach a specific concept.
Other Practice Ideas
Carrots for the Rabbits - Print and Play- Use playdough to create carrots to feed the rabbits. Each page has a different number of carrots to create and plant. Feel free to use beads, pipe cleaners, wikistix, string, etc. instead of playdough. This activities helps develop counting skills, number recognition, fine motor skills and more.