Monday 16 June 2014

Spelling with wooden letters

This activity is such a simple one. Simply write some words on a piece of paper and give your child some wooden letter. Your child can then make the words with the wooden letters. This is a great early literacy activity which introduces children to simple, short words. 

D had great fun doing this activity. I am starting to teach her to read so we talked about the sounds the letters make individually, then how they joined together to produce the words. She enjoyed sounding out the letters and producing the words. She became excited when she realised she was reading!

Make this a bilingual activity by spelling words from another language!

We used the wooden letters from this set:

I also found a set of wooden letters without the spelling boards:


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