When I was a kid people taught letter names before they taught letter sounds. If you visit a Montessori school you will find that they do not even teach the names of the letters, they only teach the letter sounds.
Stories of an Unschooling Family: sprinkling Capitals Into blog Titles in A Random fashion..."I don’t know if you’ve noticed… I am hopeless at capitalising blog titles. It’s a bit of a hit and miss affair. I know my blog title should start with a capital. The important words also need capitals and the smaller unimportant ones don’t… have I got that right? Important… unimportant? How do I decide what is important and unimportant? Has it anything to do with word length? …"
Alphabet Coloring Pages - great idea for baby shower! Print all the letters on cardstock or heavier paper. Have guests color the pages anyway they like and sign a message for baby on the back. Have the pages laminated and bound into a keepsake book!
Stories of an Unschooling Family: Why Do Some Children Love Writing?...The other day, Sophie appeared with a huge smile on her face. "I've written a blog post," she announced, and then added, "I wrote it your way. It's like one of your stories." "Tell me about it," I encouraged.