Listen and Pick a Letter
Explore, read, listen, understand and speak the sounds of letters in a two-person game setting.
Pick 4 bricks from the bowl and place them near each other on the base plate.
Read the letters silently.
Make the sound of one of the 4 letters.
Pass the base plate to player 2.
Find the letter matching the sound made by player 1.
Read it aloud.
Remove the brick.
How to prepare
1 base plate
10 letter bricks (“A” to “J”)
Place the bricks in the bowl.
Allow enough time for brick exploration.
Choose letters of a child’s name, common object (p for piano, t for table…).
Reminder: letters can make multiple sounds.
Place bricks in different arrangements.
Change the number of letters.
Change the number of players or work in pairs.
Choose letters relative to current curriculum.
Make a sound and find the matching letter in the bowl.
Children will develop these holistic skills
- Discover the function of the written word: Identify letters and their order and then, depending on the letter, its sound value
- Make the sound of a letter and count the phonic syllables of a word
- Express self through music: Explore vocal sounds
- Solicit information/assistance from appropriate persons in various settings
Did you know?
An iterative activity gives learners the opportunity to explore and investigate new concepts: to try, and fail, and try again. They can also share their ideas with each other and revise them.
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