Write: Tips for Rahm’s Little Readers

Scribbles and markings are a child's first attempts at writing. Give your child the chance to draw, color and write to encourage their skills. Kids also gain pre-reading skills by writing and drawing.


On the Launch Pad: Count down from 12 to 1 to launch this rocket into space.

Zoo in the Sky: What are the stories of the constellations?

Write at Home

  • Create a constellation by drawing stars on a piece of paper and having your child connect them to make a shape. Have your child name it and write a story about it
  • Fold a piece of paper in half. On one side have your child draw things they see in the sky during the day. On the other side have them draw things they see in the night sky
  • Cut out paper squares and have your child write each letter of their name on a square. Tape them together on top of each other to spell your child's name. Put a triangle on top to make a name rocket
  • Try ABC Tracing, a free app little ones can use to trace their letters (Apple | Android)
  • Sing or read the poem "Star Light, Star Bright"

Star Light, Star Bright

Star light, star bright,
First star I see tonight,
I wish I may, I wish I might,
Have the wish
I wish tonight.

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