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Method of training in Nikolay Zaytsev`s reading. The Beginning

Play part II

in cubes at least once a day. Time spent for game every time can be a miscellaneous. Sometimes 5 - 10 minutes, sometimes the child will ask more and more, and you will play and will not notice how there passed evening. But even if the preschool child worked with cubes of 15 minutes, and then the whole hour of the machine rolled, it already prevailed. Ten such occupations is enough that a chetyrekhletka began to read. By the way, tutors of kindergartens where Zaytsev`s system is applied, unanimously claim that cubes so carry away kids that those whose intellectual development it is impossible to call early in any way join reading even.

of Game with Zaytsev`s cubes. When where how many to play

it is optional to

to play at the same time days (only in the morning or only in the evening). Play when there is a mood and the child another is busy with nothing. You should not tear off it from construction of the spaceship or laying of a doll for the sake of obligatory game in Zaytsev`s cubes. It is better to pass one day absolutely, than to make game in cubes coercion.

of Game with cubes for children from 0 to 6 months

Specially to teach something at this age it is useless, it is not necessary and it is even harmful. The child already passes a huge way from the helpless newborn to the naughty kid who already a lot of things is able. Therefore it is not necessary to overload it with a large number of additional classes.

cubes just accompany with

During this period the child. It is one of its toys, entertainment. It is not necessary to give any classes. Just you hold several cubes always near at hand and sometimes show to the kid a warehouse, a cube or the word. Cubes are different, differently sound. Pay to it attention of the kid.

Use cubes as a rattle. And even if you will do it seldom, occasionally, nothing terrible happens. Even the minimum communication with cubes will make the business - will prepare the kid for further training.

do not expect

that the kid will show warehouses or words. Just play. Do not check the baby, do not try to understand that it acquired from your games. He, undoubtedly, sees everything, everything hears, everything gradually remembers and will give result in due time.


of Game with cubes from 6 months to one year


the Cube as a rattle is already boring for the kid. Therefore continue to show cubes and to call warehouses. After you several times showed and called cubes, ask to find a cube with certain warehouses. Let the kid popolzat among the cubes which are spread out on a floor and will find necessary.

Make the elementary words of cubes. For example, the designating pieces of furniture which surrounds the kid: case, sofa, chair. It is possible to leave some words for some time (for example, the word CASE can be put in a case on a regiment or directly on a case). And some it is necessary to clean at once not to damage cubes (for example, the word CHAIR on a chair will hold on until the kid does not seize him or the tired father will not sit down on your word).

of Game with cubes after a year

Continue to carry out the previous exercises and gradually you enter more difficult. In Nikolay Zaytsev`s book “the Letter. Reading. The account“ is the mass of interesting games and tasks with cubes. But you will find out soon that you lack ready material, it is necessary to think out the. Your games will be not less interesting, and the kid will fall in love with them even more, than “company“, you know what he likes to play, and will try to pick up game for his taste. To the railroad? Well, collect from cubes of PAS - RO - IN - 3 with VA - GO - ON - MI. To build the cities? Make FOR - MO - To IN - L - ShE - B - - KA. With girls who like to turn in kitchen it is possible “to prepare“ TO - T - LE - YOU or, let us assume, TO - M - ON - T. Igrat is possible directly in kitchen, ask the kid to find “products“ - warehouses without which the lunch will not turn out. While the kid looks for the necessary cube, it touches tens of others again and again, remembering therein warehouses which in them are represented.


“shop“, “zoo“, “travel“. Let the kid make names of animals whom saw in a zoo, or “packs“ a suitcase, putting the necessary things on travel there - words.

Suggest the child to think up as much as possible words on a certain letter (or a warehouse) “just like that“ or on some subject.

After you several times played

with the child cubes and tables, he saw many words written by you more than once saw the name and other familiar words, suggest it to try something to write independently. For example, give to the child cubes from which he will be able to write the name. As a rule, all children quickly cope with such task. Next time suggest him to find “the“ cubes and to write a name.

the word is interesting to write

, conducting a pointer according to the table and calling warehouses. Collect the word from cubes and suggest the kid most “to write“ it in the table, finding warehouses and showing them a finger. Trade places, now you “write“ the word according to the table, and the kid - cubes.

When the child remembered many cubes, learned to write words, complicate tasks: suggest to think out and write words not “just like that“, and by certain rules. For example, to think up and write words where the same letter repeats: TOAD, STICK, CARAVAN, STEERING-WHEEL, CHEST, CHIPMUNK, MILK, WELL, POWDER. Interest the kid, let the kid receive one point for each cube - the more cubes, the word is longer, the it is more than points. And over time the gathered points I can turn into something tasty or interesting.

Or here such game: it is necessary to think up and write according to the table or cubes the word with certain parameters. For example, the word has to consist of four cubes - two big, two small - or not to incorporate a letter I and a soft sign. Observance of all conditions gives to the player of 5 points. For each mistake one point is removed. Examples of such words: not - ve - With - THAT, IN - RO - be - y.

I Will eat the song of a cube

Zaytsev`s Technique means not only game in cubes. It is necessary to sing and listen to skladovy popevka also.

to Kids just it is better for p to sing popevek, without showing warehouses on cubes or tables. To children is more senior already it is pleasant to look at warehouses during singing. You do not ask the child to repeat after you warehouses at all, and especially to sing independently. When he wants and will be able already to do it, will start singing without your request.

you Learn to sing a popevka and at the same time to show a warehouse on a cube. Try to turn a cube and to say warehouses quickly enough. If you long look for the following warehouse, the child will start missing and will refuse to look and listen. If at you in general it is impossible to turn it, sing only according to tables.

If singing of popevka arouses at you rough indignation (“My God, than I am engaged, from outside it is possible to think that I went crazy!“ ), then do not sing at all. Just pronounce warehouses in a row, it is desirable rhythmically.

Can sing popevka in the course of any other game on cubes.

to the Kid - the fidget, probably, it will be just difficult to p to listen to popevka and to observe how you turn a cube. Try to sing in the movement. Put cubes in one room, and settle in another. You ask the kid to bring you cubes, sing through syllables from beginning to end, and let the baby run behind the following cube.

Pluses and minuses of system of Zaytsev we Will begin


with pluses. We read quickly, we read fluently. Unconditional plus of this technique is that the child in a game form remembers a warehouse, a combination of letters at once. He does not need to puzzle over how to read nearby the standing B and A. Malysh does not falter and quickly masters reading.

we Write

competently. On Zaytsev`s cubes there are only those combinations of letters which are essentially possible in Russian. So, for example, in its system there are no combinations of ShY or ZhY. Being engaged on Zaytsev`s grants, the child will be at once and is for the rest of life insured from the most stupid mistakes (for example, incorrectly “giraffe“ or “tire“ will never write).

the System is not attached by

to age. Zaytsev`s cubes allow to train the child in reading though from six-month-old age. But even five-year-old to begin not late. The system is not attached to a certain age.

“Ambulance“ for not reading child. If the child is not in time behind rate of modern school programs, Zaytsev`s system can become peculiar “ambulance“. It is built in such a way that it is easy to understand it and easily to work. Moreover, the author claims that, for example, the chetyrekhletka will begin to read already through four occupations.

Children play

. Ideally cubes and tables have to become a part of the life, and occupations - imperceptible. Let everyone them them proceed only several minutes - the result will not keep itself waiting! And time at the same time is saved - everything occurs as if between times. And today`s parents are people entirely occupied, there is no time to spend evenings without a break together with children behind preparation of lessons to them.

Training in Zaytsev strengthens health and develops sense organs. Zaytsev`s cubes influence many sense organs. Their color is bright, thinly and is picked precisely up, an eye, the text large does not irritate and it is visible from far away, grants are located in different places of the room, so, during game there is a training of eye muscles. Cubes make sounds of a different timbre and height, and the parent or the teacher will “sound“ many times cubes. It develops ear for music, feeling of a rhythm, musical memory. Often being in hands at children, cubes of the different size will influence small motility of hands that in itself influences in the strongest way development of intelligence. If grants are competently placed, along walls on all room and there are higher than the level of eyes, it is possible to forget forever about potential threat of scoliosis, a hypodynamia and didactic congestion as a result of occupations.

Minuses. we Are retrained at school. But, as it often happens, plus in certain cases becomes minus.

We said that the kid learns warehouses at once, and it accelerates process of possession of reading. But to understand how one letter connects, merges with another - it means to make a certain discovery. Zaytsev deprives of the child of an opportunity most to come to this opening, at once offering a ready warehouse. What it leads to? Logopedists and speech pathologists say about what the children learned to read “according to Zaytsev“, often “swallow“ the terminations, cannot understand structure of the word (they got used to divide it only into warehouses and in any way differently).

of Children should be retrained already in the first class when begin to pass phonemic analysis of the word. At first the teacher asks to spread the word on cards: a vowel - a red card, a sonant - blue, a breath consonant - green. In Zaytsev`s technique sounds are designated absolutely in other flowers. And as the kid long pottered with cubes, the coloring of sounds at him that is called already registered in a crust. Try - retrain! The baby will - bondage will be mistaken.

Inconsistency of a method. On cubes does not have a combination of ZhY or ShY. It is good, the child will competently write. But there are combinations concordant with a vowel E (BE, VE, GE etc.) . Means, the child gets used to this combination as to possible in language. Meanwhile, this combination is possible only in very not numerous exceptions. In Russian there are few words in which the letter E is written after concordant (except “sir“, “mayor“, “peer“, “ude“, “open-air“, and the last word in the modern press is written also through E). Means, each word in which after a hard consonant it is heard “e“, and is written E, we should explain separately, stopping attempts of the child to write E, and there is a lot of such words, for example “compartment“, “tennis“, “highway“ etc.

Expensive and labor-consuming grants. One more important aspect. Not each family is able to afford Zaytsev`s grants. And it will be possible to reduce the price of training in you hardly even if you will do cubes independently. All the same it is necessary to spend money for the color press, cardboard, paper etc. Grants need to be stuck together, on it not one evening will leave. And at last, cubes need to be stored somewhere. And in case of damage of grants that is inevitable if the small child plays with a cardboard cube to restore them.

to Whom will suit Zaytsev`s system


Will sum up the small result. At Zaytsev`s method, certainly, a set of pluses. And most important, perhaps, is that it is possible to train practically any child. The age and temperament do not matter. Zaytsev repeatedly emphasized: children study effortlessly, at that speed which is necessary for them, without urgings on. So if the method was pleasant to you and you are ready to spend time and funds for constructions of grants, act.

However experts note that Zaytsev`s method is suitable more for pravopolusharny children who think figuratively and therefore easier perceive the word or a warehouse entirely while analytical skills - their Achilles` heel.

we Learn to read

according to Zaytsev. Opinions of parents

I, at last, at the end - opinions of the parents mastering Zaytsev`s technique.

We studied
  1. on Zaytsev`s cubes. Bought a set, stuck together, collected neighbour`s kids and began to be engaged two times a week for 40 minutes, naturally, all in a game form and without coercions. At Zaytsev warehouses are given at once, and the child should not explain how letters develop in syllables. Month three we sang warehouses according to the table, but did not read, and already it seemed to me that nothing will turn out as once at a stop the son asked: “Mother, and why in the word „ “ bread; at the end letter B, but not P?“ . I long and confusedly began to explain, and then I ask from where he knows that he is so written. On what the child nodded on a store sign and quietly told that he “read over there“. There were to it three years and ten months. Gradually also other children read. We did not stop occupation, two and a half years to the school were engaged. In five years all read fluently, but not the technology of reading, and what children fell in love with to read became the main achievement for us. We, fortunately, did not face what the child is able to read, but does not love - is lazy. On the contrary, it is necessary to limit, I allow to read no more than an hour a day that did not spoil sight.
  2. Zaytsev`s Cubes we endured

    . Were engaged on them in a garden since three years. Result, it is necessary to tell, there was a little. Then we went to logopedic group. And by the end of the year after classes according to the old classical program we began to read.

  3. U us Zaytsev`s cubes did not go: tried both in a year, and in two, and recently. But at us with it in general trouble: no methods go. Letters, however, to two were learned, and further... Tried to be engaged according to N. Zhukova`s abc-book, on the computer to print, to connect letters. Does not want, and all. I think, just early still. The son does not catch sense.

  4. About Zaytsev`s cubes a lot of everyone heard. For example, that children have then problems at school: they are able to read, and to put syllables - no. And at school demand it. Shared doubts with the teacher who according to Zaytsev is engaged at us in a garden. She told that she will learn to divide into syllables in addition. It is unclear, however, what sense in two methods.

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  6. in Zaytsev`s book that can begin to learn to be read since one and a half years. And even successful examples are given. Only at us neither in one and a half, nor did not go to two and a half. And in general, in the general opinion, Zaytsev`s cubes for collective occupations. So they are more effective. But I in general cautiously treat them: read that then at school big problems with a partition of syllables on sounds. The child is able to read - that, but the syllable formation mechanism is inaccessible for it. In principle, what difference, the main thing - reads and only from our education system not to get to anywhere. Here also leaves that by a traditional technique it is necessary to learn as sounds develop in words, and according to Zaytsev to the child then, on the contrary, it is necessary to learn to break them. Both so, and it is so difficult.

  7. Ya not ispolzy technique of Zaytsev in pure form, only its elements. I like idea of skladovy reading (very reasonable) and all grants (both cubes, and the table). But the knowledge of letters does not complicate as Zaytsev speaks, and simplifies reading by means of cubes. At Zaytsev does not speak as warehouses turn out, and I surely explain it. It is possible to tell, for example, that small letters are visited to each other. I at first explain how warehouses (syllables) according to the abc-book, on a board or by cards with letters turn out. And already then we look for and we read these warehouses on Zaytsev`s cubes and in the table.
  8. We study

    on Zaytsev`s cubes since one and a half years, but is not absolutely regular, we will miss day, and even week. Dityu is pleasant, reads simple words from one - two syllables:“ mother“, “father“, “juice“, “dream“, “house“ etc. And more spells compound words from three syllables, but what the word is, cannot tell, calls the last two cubes. I try not to give up occupations and to finish business.
  9. the Senior learned to read

  10. in two and a half years on Zaytsev`s cubes, but not I was engaged with it, and the teacher in group. Houses I just drew warehouses, asking what word Leva wants to read. In four years read books. Now Leva is nine years old, likes to read, but without fanaticism. I will not tell that it differs in something from those schoolmates who learned to read in seven years. But it was awfully pleasant to see astonished faces when the three-year-old kid read off all inscriptions occurring at him in the path.