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B's and D's

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user1493707130 Sun 07-May-17 20:44:41

Can anyone help this helpmate user, she asked this question: Anyone got any tips or tricks to help kids remember their b's and d's? My 7 year old still mixes them up all the time

user1493707130 Sun 07-May-17 20:47:19

Sorry not sure the link is working, the question is on this app under parenting topic:

Fatloser Sun 07-May-17 20:51:12

d is formed by starting with an a. b is written bat first then ball. Does that make any sense whatsoever?? The bat is the long bit the ball is the round bit!?!??

mummabearfoyrbabybears Sun 07-May-17 20:59:34

Write the word bed and make it a picture of a bed and it's in alphabetical order. Not read the article though. Won't load.

ILoveMyMonkey Sun 07-May-17 21:03:15

At school we use the idea of a bed with the children.

Make two fists, thumbs facing you and put index fingers up, this creates a bed, if you look closely your left fist 'b' creates a letter 'b' and your right fist 'd' creates a 'd' shape. Then you can use this as a visual aid when writing.

MarzipanPiggy Sun 07-May-17 21:05:10

Just coming on to suggest the exact same bed trick, with fists and thumbs. Works very well for DD and it's very cute as she always does it while reading!

TittyGolightly Sun 07-May-17 21:11:36

Thumbs up, palms inwards makes a "bed". Left hand is "b", right is "d".

MadeForThis Sun 07-May-17 21:30:15

Bb's are for walking Dd's are for talking

mamabluestar Tue 16-May-17 22:49:43

Google Read Write Inc. There are little sayings for each letter to help children remember how to form their letters.

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