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7. Another Alphabet Game We have probably all played this game before. Its fun for kids and can be fun for adults too. If your child is young you can just play a simple game. Start with letter A. “A is for apple”, “B is for banana”, “C is for cat”, and continue on with all letters. If your child is older you can play game with a theme. For example, play lets do alphabet game with fruit or animals. This way they are learning to sort animals or fruits and also practicing their alphabet.
8. Play Alphabet Bingo Make your own Bingo cards with construction paper. Write letters of alphabet on it. You can make this simple by making your Bingo cards more like a Tic-Tac-Toe game or you can make them like a traditional Bingo card. Call out letters and have your child mark them or put a Bingo chip on letter. When your child wins they can yell out Bingo! Purchase little prizes from dollar store to make this even more fun.
9. Make an Alphabet finger painting Use poster board or construction paper and make a finger painting with different letters. Have your child paint capital letter and lowercase letter. Let him decorate it with whatever colors he likes.
10. Play Alphabet Hide Away Game Fill a bag with different objects that start with different letter sounds. For example, you could fill it with a car, a book, a pencil, etc. Show child all items in bag. Then put all items back in bag. Have them find items by touching them only. Say can you find something that starts with letter B? Say what sound does b make? Then see if they can find book in your bag just by touching. This game is not only good for learning letters and sounds but also helps them with using their senses and tactile skills.
Patty Hone is a wife and homeschooling mom to four kids. She is also the co-owner of Justmommies.com. Please visit Justmommies homeschooling message board at http://www.justmommies.com/boards/index.php?showforum=15