Give each child a card with his name on it. (A small group of children is best).
The adult gives the child his name card and asks him to read the card and say the letters in his name.
The child names at least some of the letters in his name.
Early childhood educators and parents can give children reasons to write their name on their papers, on cards or letters, on notes for others that are dictated to adults, and so on. Provide support when needed and help children associate the letters with their sounds. When reading books, ask children to find rhyming words or words with the same sounds.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, 2015
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