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Does Your Child Know Their First and Last Name?

Not their nickname.  Do they know what it looks like in print?

Books To Read Together

A My Name Is Alice
Bayer, Jane
The well-known jump rope ditty which is built on letters of the alphabet is illustrated with animals from all over the world.
Andy (that's My Name)
De Paola, Tomie
Andy's friends construct different words from his name: "an" words, "and" words, and "andy" words.
My Name Is Elizabeth!
Dunklee, Annika
Elizabeth is tired of everyone shortening her first name and calling her Lizzie, Liz, or Beth, but suffers in silence, until one autumn day when her impatience gets the best of her and she learns an important lesson about tact and grace.
Miss Bindergarten Gets Ready for Kindergarten
Slate, Joseph
Introduces the letters of the alphabet as Miss Bindergarten and her students get ready for kindergarten.

Watch and listen on DVDs and CDs

Getting Ready for Kindergarten
Jill and Joey are excited about kindergarten! This video teaches kids essential skills through fun songs, animated characters and real children.
Hickman, Sara

Links to Click

Tips to Try 

Create a “Book About Me”
Label things around your house (sign on door with child’s name, etc.)