Name Games

Name Curriculum

Children’s names are the first words children bring to the classroom with them at the beginning of the year. There is tremendous power in a child’s name and names are an entry point to letter and sound identification, word recognition and sight words, and community building.

  • Play with names so that children learn to identify their own names and those of their friends.

  • Use names for

    • tracing

    • labeling

    • saving work

    • job charts

    • signing in

    • first sound/letter recognition