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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Create your own alphabet of crayons for a fun gift for preschoolers and a sneaky way to practise some early literacy skills at the same time!
These beautiful, rainbow alphabet crayons are straightforward to make and there’s some fun science to learn during the process
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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!) 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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We all know that play dough is tactile, fun and great for all multi-sensory early developmental play. But it can also be used in creative, playful ways to promote early literacy and numeracy skills in a hands on way. There really is no need for worksheets when we have such a great resource to hand!
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