Sometimes kids have a difficult time recognizing the difference between one letter and the next. Sorting magnetic letters on sorting mats is a great way to help children learn to see the attributes that make each letter unique and ultimately learn how to identify each letter of the alphabet.
Several months ago I showed you how to use my free template to make name cards for your word wall. In addition to using the name cards on the word wall in your classroom, sorting letters with name cards is a great way to help kids learn the alphabet.
Alphabet and word books are much more exciting for young kids when the pages are filled with familiar pictures. Here are a few ideas to help you make an alphabet book or word book for your home or classroom.
Creating a letter collage or using letter mats are great alphabet activities to reinforce letter-sound associations. Are you looking for materials to use in your letter collages or on your letter mats? I have provided a large list of items to use for each letter of the alphabet
Clip cards are one of my favorite learning activities. Keep reading to learn why kids and teachers love them. I also have a free set of ABC activity clip cards just for you when you sign up for the Early Learning Ideas newsletter.
Today I made a fruit and vegetable printable for you. This printable can be used as part of a food/healthy food or grocery unit in a classroom or tot school. The printable can be used in many ways at home as well.