Preschool Magnetic board
Copy letters onto paper and hang on fridge. Have kids match magnetic letters to those on sheet, stating what letter it is. For further practice think of words that start with that letter.
Create changeable marble runs with sections of cardboard tubing (1 " PVC pipe sections?), decorated, magnets hot glued to hold up.
Magnetic marble tubes for the preschool classroom
Preschoolers love magnets...
The Stay-at-Home-Mom Survival Guide: 55 Preschool Activities. -- I haven't read them all yet, but want to do the letter reversal sort with kleenex boxes, the letter matching on magnetic white board, and the milk cap name baggie.
The Stay-at-Home-Mom Survival Guide: Preschool Activities
Serving Pink Lemonade: Magnet Board Stories/Songs/Activites . . .
Word wall center children read the word to a partner, then build the word with the magnet letters. This is made with a large oil drip pan from an auto parts store:)
Great for small group instruction or as literacy center activities for practicing alphabetic order, rhyme and building CVC words. (Use baking sheets with magnetic treats, recipes on back? .....have a recipe library, kids take home to try and share with the class/ write in journal their experiences/ opinions/ the recipe itself as they go through each step?)
CAUTION! Twins at play!: Magnets, Magnets, MAGNETS!
Reading mats for letter recognition and beginning sounds
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