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Find your Letter

5 min1 participant

Track alphabetical letters on a base plate, develop motivation to read, and identify specific letters.

Let's play!

  1. Find the first letter of your name on the base plate.

  2. Say the letter.

  3. Say your name.

How to prepare

  • 1 base plate

  • All the letter bricks 

Place the bricks on the base plate in alphabetical order.

Facilitation tips

  • It is easier to locate the first brick on the base plate when the bricks start in the top left corner.

  • Capital letter signs are not used in this activity because it can be difficult for a young child to understand the concept of using 2 bricks for one letter.

  • Ask “How much did you get it right?”

  • Suggest to imagine a faster way to find a letter.

Possible variations

  • The same activity can be done choosing children’s names in the class and finding the initial letter sound of their names.

  • Find the first letter of words in a given category (animals, fruits…). 

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Children will develop these holistic skills

cognitive skills

  • Discover the function of the written word: Identify letters and their order and then, depending on the letter, its sound value

emotional skills

  • Develop motivation to read for pleasure

creative skills

  • Utilize adapted games/materials during free time

physical skills

  • Improve auditory discrimination skills: Discriminate sounds in words (syllables)

Did you know?

  • An activity is meaningful when the child can relate new experiences to something already known. In play, children often explore what they have seen and done, or noticed others do, as a way of grasping what it means. By doing so, they can express and expand their understanding through a variety of media, symbols and tools.

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