Create a beautiful, natural resource for teaching and learning the alphabet using real shells! These can be stored and used over again for many different early literacy learning objectives, from letter recognition to phonics, upper and lower case matching and spelling small words together! All in a hands on, fun and multi-sensory learning approach.
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Create some magical, sparkly moon dust for use in early literacy, mark-making and writing activities! A creative, original and fun way to get kids excited about learning, as well as being a great, Montessori style sensory experience too!
Moon Dust Sensory Writing Tray
Put a new twist on the usual pumpkin decorating by incorporating some playful learning of letters and sounds! Perfect for toddlers and preschoolers, these alphabet pumpkins promote great fine motor skills, concentration, creativity and phoneme-grapheme correspondence! The girls have been very busy with our pumpkin canvasses over the
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There were some fun ways to play with letters linked up last week! Have a try of these activities!
Clockwise: A fun name recognition sensory tub from Creative Family Fun Matching upper and lower case letters with spoons! from Praises of a Wife and Mommy Simple fun with an alphabet treasure
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Make some frozen letters and use them to play with the alphabet in a fun, sensory way (sneaking in a little learning on the side!) My friend Val introduced me to these wonderful alphabet ice trays which can be both frozen and cooked, therefore making them perfect for
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