Should you introduce letters to your preschooler in their order in the alphabet? Surprisingly, no. There are actually better ways to introduce the letters of the alphabet. In Montessori education, letters are introduced by phonetic sounds rather than letter names. And they’re not introduced in their order within the alphabet.
For the beginning of the school year, I’m going to focus on Montessori activities you can use at home. My Monday activity of the week for the next few weeks will include numerous activities within each of the Montessori curriculum areas. This week, the emphasis is on what could