The Cat
A cat is sitting on a mat and a rat is running away.
Written by Peggy Coyne,
Illustrated by Seoin Lim

Terry's Tips

3 to 4 year old children begin to hear how words sound alike or rhyme. When children find words that rhyme or when they make their own rhymes, they are learning about the smaller sounds that come together to make up words. This skill, called phonological awareness, is critical for reading as well as writing and spelling.