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10 Simple Memory Tricks to Help Kids Learn the Alphabet

Sometimes, kids have trouble learning the alphabet.  And when this happens, teachers and parents will use anything and everything to help them learn.  And often, inventing a mnemonic device (also known as a memory trick, a memory booster, or even a gimmick) about the more difficult letters can really help!  In this article, I'm going to share the little tricks I use to help my kids that struggle remember the letter NAMES.  If you are looking for a way to help your kids learn the letter SOUNDS , then please see my post here! I always start by teaching the letter sounds, and I do this with my trusty Zoo Phonics cards.  This is relatively easy because it is an active way of teaching and kids love it!  To find out more, please read the post I just mentioned above.  This sound and letter name connection is EXTREMELY HELPFUL and makes the crossover from letter sounds to names easy for MOST of the children- but they have to have some good phonemic awareness skills in place.  That