About the Pack:
The ‘Letter of the Week’ Activity Book is designed for preschoolers in order to introduce them to the alphabet. This is a very straight forward and fun way of learning the alphabet that helps encourage preschoolers to develop their fine motor skills and creativity. A great resources to use along with other activities inshAllah.
*If you feel that your toddler is not ready for the Activity Book, don’t worry, we haven’t left you out. Please help yourself to the FREE pre-writing ‘Dot-to-dot’ activity Worksheets where they can practice all they like. Allow your child to use colourful marker pens or scissors and for extra fun for your child, put images at the start and end of each line or zig zag e.g start = toothbrush, end = tooth. (Be sure to laminate worksheets for multiple usage).
How To Use This Book:
- Print everything out on white A4 paper (adjust your printer to ‘borderless’ and one sided OR two sided [recommended])
- Bind it at your local office supply
- Feel free to use our FREE Complete Preschool Curriculum with this Activity Book
*A copy of the alphabet letters are at the back of the book to use to cut and stick onto all the ‘sorting’ pages
What you need:
- This Book
- Preschooler and Parent/Guardian
- Pencil, rubber, pencil colours, scissors, glue
- Extras: playdough or something similar
Games and ‘Hands On’ Activities to play with your child:
- Cut out letters on sand paper and let your child trace them with their finger
- Cut and stick letters, numbers and shapes on sand paper or colourful card (twice) to make matching pairs, then let your child try to match them to the correct pair
- Get an alphabet flashcards (preferably pairs) and lay them out on the table/floor and let your child match them together. You can demonstrate examples for them such as showing them what is capital A and what is small a
- Get some alphabet blocks or use legos and blocks and cut and stick out letters on them allowing them to explore the letters at free play
- Play flashcard games e.g place flashcards around them room and let your child run/skip/hop to them when you shout a letter out, also take the opportunity to practice phonic sounds
- Get some letter magnets and allow them to ‘free play’ with them with or without you
- Make a number, letter and shape wheel each on a piece of card and on a separate piece of paper make your numbers, letters and shapes then stick them to a peg and ask your child to match it to the correct image
- Always take every opportunity to practice the alphabet even when your busy, make their toys educational i.e letter blocks and magnets
- Make up an easy to remember rhythm of when pronouncing the letters, e.g “A is for apple ah-ah apple, B is for ball b-b ball.”
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