Write letters of child's name on individual cards. Give cards to child. Child finds and holds up correct letter card as you recite the Name Cheer.
You: Give me an S
Child:(holds up S card) S
You: Give me an A
Child: (holds up A card) A
You: Give me an M
Child: (holds up M card) M
You: What does that spell?
Have a baggie filled with letters (some in child's name, some not in their name). Child sorts letters into 2 groups....letters in their name and letters not in their name. As you check the child's sorting, have them say each letter's name.
Tape letter cards to the bottom of a muffin tin. Child throws a small ball into the muffin tin and name the letter the ball lands on!
- Tactile Letter Exploration
Child practices writing/making letters using sand, shaving cream, fingerpaint, pudding, playdough, pipecleaners, etc.
Child picks a letter from a letter bag (can write letters on index card). Child locates that letter in the environment.