At this stage, your child will be consolidating the knowledge that words are formed from smaller words. Your sweetie pie is 7 years old, and now it is the time when your child can see that the word together is made from the words her, the, to.
What you need to know
At this point, you will notice that your little one might reach the spelling milestone of forming and grouping words into word families. Your child might using rhymes to spell the words now. That means he might start spelling the words by rhyming ending sounds and then progress to vowel combinations such as ai, ay, oy and er. It is a great way to understand that your little one is developing fine spelling skills. It is also a positive sign that your kiddo is heading towards the learning and writing accuracy.
However, your child might get frustrated at times when he is unable to spell a word. Be relax and patient when your child is learning this skill and resist the desire to spell words for him. Be your child's mentor and guide him how to learn this skill. Encourage your little one to search the words within the words as searching for words within words is an important skill for later spelling strategies. But, for now relax and enjoy your parenthood as never before.