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"My Name is Special"
Learning to Recognize & Trace Write Name
* Social > I am special - self
Ages: 3 to 6 years
This activity will help children to recognize and trace their first name. This is a very important First Step for children. It is an opportunity for children to know that their name is special, it promotes a healthy self esteem and independence.
The theme "My name is Special" is a great way to motivate children to practice recognizing and tracing their name. Tracing their name is also a good First Step to handwriting.
Here are some ideas and suggestions to set up the activity:
1. The meaning of a name:
3. You can include a simple
biographical book such as any of the picture book collection
by David A. Adler available at your local library.
Print 2 pages of writing
paper for preschool and elementary
Kidzone's Dynamic Tracers too generate a page with the child's name.
*crayons, markers, pencil or dry-erase marker.
*recent picture/photo of child
*plastic page protector
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