If you have a preschooler, especially one who is close to entering kindergarten, you are probably aware of the fact that once they start learning the alphabet, there is really no stopping them.
Nearly every day, my preschooler asks me to “make a project” for him, which is his terminology for a learning activity or game.
Lately, when I give him the choice of a math, science, or literacy project, he always chooses literacy.
He has become quite obsessed with letters and learning to read. I am certainly not complaining, and have no problem coming up with quick and fun projects like this one for my little man to increase his knowledge and confidence.
What you need:
- Circle stickers
On a sheet of paper, use the marker to write each letter of the alphabet. I did one set of uppercase letters and one set of lowercase letters to make it a bit more challenging.
Write the corresponding letters on the blank stickers, and ask your child to match each sticker to a letter on the paper.
Peeling the stickers off is great for fine motor practice…
As they match each sticker to the correct letter on the paper, encourage them to tell you the sound that the letter makes…
Celebrate each victory. There is nothing better than the excitement and joy on a child’s face when they accomplish something that they were struggling with…