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Here are some ideas in how to use them in the classroom or
as a reinforcement of literacy lessons at home.
#1 Beginning reading:
Have your child practice reading the sentence on line as
they color their picture.
Print out the picture and post your child's coloring on
Have your child point to each word in the sentence and
read the words to you.
#2 Sentence matching:
Print several completed coloring pages.
Cut off the sentence from each picture.
Have your child match the sentence with each picture.
Have your child read each sentence and explain why that
sentence goes with the picture.
#3 Following directions:
Some of the coloring pages use sentences that specifically
describe the picture (ie mentions colors or numbers).
Have your child complete the picture as described in the
#4 Literacy with math:
Find all coloring pages that use number words in the sentence.
Show how the number is represented in the coloring page.
#5 Letter recognition or beginning word sounds:
Print out the interactive alphabet coloring pages and
use for an alphabet book. Room has been left on each page
to glue pictures of words that start with that letter. Old
magazines work well with this idea.