Learning the Alphabet
Learning the Alphabet – Letter ‘L’ with a fun, practical activity that your child will enjoy. You can use arts and crafts to help your child write the letters. They can also recognize the alphabet’s different letters, and learn the phonics sounds. A great educational video that allows your child to practice their letters.
More fun activities:
Treasure Hunt: Letter A Objects
In this game, Kids need to look for objects that start with the letter “A”. They can also look for objects that have the letter Aa on them. For example, Kids can find ‘an apple’ and ‘marker’. You can apply the same game to the other alphabet letters.
A treasure hunt game is great for getting little kids moving and little brains thinking. This activity needs lots of explanation so the kids can understand the game. The other goal of the game is to know that sounds make up words. As well, the kids can differentiate the sounds.
Spot the Letter
You can write the alphabet letters on the board or have them printed on a piece of paper. Then, you repeat one letter several times. For example, you repeat the letter ‘F’. Ask the kids to find the letter, circle it, say it out loud, and pronounce the sound.
Look for Big Heart
You can help the kids draw a big heart on a piece of coloured paper. Then, cut the heart with the scissors. You can write the letter H in the middle of the heart as well. Draw a pattern of different shapes on the edge of the heart. The kids have to find the shape of the heart and colour it or put the clothespins on them.
This is a good motor skill game for the little ones. It helps them identify the letters and adds to their vocabulary as well. It also helps them to relate to the objects around them.
Write on the Sand
Writing on the sand is a great activity for kids to enjoy writing alphabet letters. Kids need to use their little fingers to write letters. An adult can bring a tray with sand and model writing any of the alphabet letters.
The adult can ask the kids to mimic him/her. For example, the adult writes the letter ”S” with the correct directions on the sand. The kids then need to write the letter “S” the same way the adult did.
Busy Bee “B” Craft
This is a great craft for kids to learn the alphabet. You need coloured paper (black and yellow), scissors and glue. Draw the letter “B” on the yellow paper. Draw the antennae, the wings and the strips on the black paper.
Then, cut everything you draw. Stick the wings, antennae and the strips on the letter “B” with the glue. Kids can practice saying the sound of the letter as well.
Lego Alphabet “Z”
Kids can use their motor skills in this exciting activity. You can give the kids a box of lego in different colours. Ask the kids to use the lego from the box to make any alphabet letter. This activity helps the kids use their imagination to make the alphabet letter in the way they like.
Yarn Wrapped Letters
In this fun game, you use cardboard and different-coloured yarn. You need to cut the cardboard into the shapes of the alphabet letters. The kids use the yarn to wrap it around the cardboard. They can mix colours in the same cardboard.
This interesting activity improves the kids’ motor skills. They can better identify the letters. You can hang them in the class, so the kids can see them all the time.
Alphabet puzzle is an amazing game for kids. The adult or the teacher can bring the puzzle for any of the alphabet letters. Kids need to sort out the puzzle and get to know the letter. They can also identify the words for the pictures on the letter. For example, they connect the puzzle for the letter “B” and identify the words ball, bear and bee.
This kind of activity helps improve kids’ thinking and motor skills as well. It also strengthens kids’ ability to focus on the details. It helps the kids memorize the letters.