As a former Kindergarten teacher, I’ve always adored fun and crafty ABC activities as a first introduction to the alphabet and letter sounds. There are so many creative ways to engage children in ABC learning at a very young age, starting as early as 1 – 1.5 years of age! Perhaps during the VERY early years, the children see it more as fun art, but as they grow, the creative, fun and tactile experiences will provide them with a fun and engaging learning platform to be introduced to early literacy skills. Congratulations to our Top 3 posts from last week! … Continue reading
Children LOVE to make puppets and stick puppets are one of the easiest kind to make! Learn the simple steps to making a Dinosaur Stick Puppet. You can do this activity for every letter of the alphabet! Simply choose an object or animal that starts with each letter, find a printable image for that object/animal and have your child cut it out, decorate it and tape it to a popsicle stick. Wouldn’t it be fun to have a stick puppet for each letter of the alphabet? You could even make up a fun song!