Practice makes perfect!

At Hartford Pre-K YMCA we like to reinforce the things they do in their classrooms into the activities we do in our after school care program. We understand the importance reinforcing skills such how to spell and write their first and last name is important. One of the activities children do while they are with us in the afternoons is practice writing, tracing and spelling their names.  In this picture Aliceea Richards is tracing her name perfectly.  She first came into the classroom saying she can’t trace it because she doesn’t know how to, and after a little motivation telling her there’s no such thing as “can’t”, the outcome of her paper was marvelous.  This activity is building student’s confidence to complete things at the best of their ability and improving fine gross motor skills.

Written by Chamyra Walton

Child Care Aide


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