Many people love to play games including kids. When it comes to learning, the game is such a pleasant activity that can also be used to engage the materials. The game would be very engaging for learning the alphabet too. These are the games that you can apply in your class to teach the alphabet. The first one is the alphabet hunt. The students should place the right alphabet in the words that they found in the unscrambled letters. The next one can be an alphabet maze. In this game, the students have to guide a letter to find the way to the right destination. They should pick the right maze to get out of it. Ask them to color the way to make it more fun. Mentioning the things that start with a certain letter would be interesting too. Prepare a piece of paper that contains the group of things names such as animals, vehicles, fruit, and so on. Then, ask them to mention these categories of members that started with certain letters. You can also provide the required list that they should mention. For example, your students should find the group of animals that started with a letter.
So, their answer might be ant and alligator. The next game can be guessing the alphabet using a flashcard. You should prepare the alphabet flashcard first. Create all of the card templates consisting of big and small letters. Using colorful background would be great. Then, you can continue to print it out as a flashcard. To play this game, you can pull out a card, then your students have to guess the alphabetical character on your hand. Keep continuing it until you realize that your students are engaged with the materials. There are several ways to teach your students in a form of alphabet materials. However, there are still many ways to teach your students with an alphabet that would be fun. Keep exploring it and elaborate your creativity to create a more fun learning environment.
Your students may often experience painting on paper. It’s time to go out of the box by painting in the stone to make your learning environment to be more fun and engaging. You can utilize the stone to teach alphabetical characters by painting on it. These are the things that you should prepare. Choose a stone that has a soft texture. Use acrylic paint along with the brush that is appropriate for painting in the stone. You also should print out the alphabetical characters template so that your students can see it while they painting. For the execution, you could give all of the materials that they need first. After that, they can begin to paint directly on the stone. They can still see the forms of the alphabet on the template that you give. Allow them to pick any of the characters but they need to define why they pick it. These are how you can create a painting stone project for your students that is used to teach alphabetical characters. It’s a kinda unusual activity that they do and they must be really excited about it. Keep your outstanding ideas and go out of the box on your teaching materials to make the students consistent with their excitement.
Letter O might belong to one of the familiar shapes for preschoolers. They can find any things around them that have a similar shape to this round letter. From that, it’s kinda easier for you to teach them in forming letters o. Therefore, you can make crafting out of this letter to make it more interesting. These are some crafting ideas using the letter O shape. Making octopus craft would be interesting. The first letter of octopus is O, so you can create any creation for making octopus through the letter. To create the octopus, you have to prepare the blank template octopus first. To be more clear, you might provide the big O and small o on the side of its template. To color the octopus, you could ask the children to use an outline template. Tell them to keep making o shapes until the octopus template is full of it. Free them to use various types of color. It will make them more confident in making o letter after it. You can also use another way for creating octopus is by using handprints.
Tell your students to paint their hands with paint, then print it into white paper in reverse. They could decorate the face ornaments by using the letter for creating the octopus eyes. Another design is using owl forms. Owl is also an animal that belongs to bird groups that you can use too. For this one, you can make the children make an owl picture from o letter-based. In this project, they should cut the owl template, then combine it into an o letter. The design in various colors would be interesting. These are the preschoolers' crafts that you can make from the letter o. It’s such a great combination for using the kinds of animals. For variation, you might choose to combine it with the fruits that have a circular based shape such as orange and watermelon. It’s all up to your creation for making any preschoolers' craft project as long as it will be engaging.