Alphabet Fun

Alphabet Fun Marin

Using words that corresponds with each letter of the alphabet based on a category.

Materials Needed:

  • Pencil and paper for each child playing.

What to do:

  • Before you start, help the child write down each letter of the alphabet down the side of the paper.
  • Think of a category example: foods, animals, clothing, etc. The child will need to think of a word from that category that corresponds with each letter.
  • The child may have difficulty with spelling but they could write the way they think its spelt. You could help them with the spelling or they could even draw a picture.

Hints and Tips:

  • To make it more challenging, add an egg timer for a fast paced game.
  • Great to play with a large group of children. Split the groups into two teams and have a race to see which team finishes first. For each correct answer, 2 points. Team with the most, wins.

Additional Info

  • Appropriate Age: 5 year+
  • Number of Children: Individual (1), Couple (2), Few (3), Small Group (4), Large Group (5 or more)
  • Developmental Milestones:

    - Carry out and understand instructions.
    - Knows names of shapes, colours and common objects.
    - Recognizes most letters of the alphabet.
    - Understands order and process.

  • Play Based Learning: Exploratory Play, Creative Play
  • Interest Areas: Toy Table
  • Games Categories: Cognitive Development, Family Games, Language Development, Learning Games, Literacy and Numeracy, Quiet Games
  • EYLF Outcomes: Learning Outcome 4, Learning Outcome 5
  • Sub Outcomes:

    LO4 - Children Are Confident And Involved Learners

    4.2 Children develop a range of skills and processes such as problem solving inquiry experimentation hypothesising researching and investigating

    4.3 Children transfer and adapt what they have learned from one context to another

    LO5 - Children Are Effective Communicators

    5.1 Children interact verbally and non-verbally with others for a range of purposes

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Last modified on Friday, February 6, 2015
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