Alphabetic Knowledge

This week's Key Developmental Indicator (KDI) in preschool is #D25--Alphabetic Knowledge. Learning letters should be a FUN challenge for children! Often though, the fun gets taken away when adults put too much stress on children to immediately understand and memorize the letters at younger and younger ages so that their child doesn’t “fall behind” in school. But when children are pushed to memorize letters before they are ready they often develop negative attitudes toward lea