• Diagrams are effective ways to use pictures to help your child organize his thinking and store words he knows so that he can find them more easily when he needs them.
  • One type of diagram that you can easily use with your child hunt is called a Concept Map,
  • A concept map is a collection of drawings that are all related in some way.
  • You can make concept maps based on categories (tools, plants, foods, etc.) or by characteristics (things that are red, things that are fast, things that are heavy, etc.)
  • When you draw pictures of a category of items, TOOLS, for instance, you can add the pictures to a concept map that might look something like this:

Tip #18: The Bottom Line:
Diagrams (concept maps are one kindcan help your child organize ideas