Dig for letters

This game is VERY simple but powerful for the kids because it helps them to make those connections that 5 pennies = 1 nickel, 2 nickels = 1 dime, etc...

10 ways for preschoolers to learn numbers and letters using plastic Easter eggs

You could use capital/lowercase letters, numbers and dots, rhyming words...etc.

Dinosaur Feet! Use w letter "D"

I Spy box- dig to find the matching items!


12 Activities to Engage your Toddler and Preschooler at the Same Time

letter of the week craft for each letter.

Ice cream cone beginning letter sound match

Letter Games for toddlers.

letter recognition.sensory tray

alphabet game: pick a letter; name 3 things that start w/that letter; if you can, you keep the letter.

The Letter Box: cut out letters from food boxes before recycling them.

alphabet on a cookie sheet-- Use markers or stickers to match letters

Learning about Magnets – for preschoolers (sensory fun for the letter M) from The Measured Mom

great site to come back to for preschool ideas

Place the letters around the floor for the children to dance around. Play music. When the music stops, shout out a letter and the children have to find and sit on that letter. Best to use easy letters first, then as the children learn, you can introduce more difficult letters like b and d. Can also use this game for numbers instead of letters, or maybe sight words once they’ve got their letters sussed.

10 sensory filled ways to learn letters...and notes from child expert on why flash cards are a waste of time!!

magnetic letter games: fishing for letters

Alphabet museum. Collections of found objects beginning with each letter.