Alphabet Pumpkins and 5 Playful Literacy Games!

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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Alphabet Play Ideas [from It's Playtime!]

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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Alphabet Ice Block Play

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!) We were recently introduced to these wonderful alphabet ice trays ( click here to see them on Amazon Bebelephant Silicone A to Z Letter

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Noisy Letter Jump Phonics Game!

 A fun and active way to learn letter names and sounds with young children- noisy letter jumping! This is a game we used to play a lot while I was teaching Reception classes (4-5 year olds) and was always a favourite in our outdoor play area. There’s research to show that if children can connect

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Lavender and Glitter Sensory Salt

Here’s how to make the most wonderful sensory play material for mark making, pre-writing, fine motor skills, sensory investigation and relaxing playtime fun!

A while ago we posted about making pink salt for mark making and letter practise, which was a fantastic learning and sensory play experience.

To build

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