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Pick and Pronounce

15 min1 participant

Track letters on a base plate. Make their sound; plan appropriate actions to identify the matching letters.

Let's play!

  1. Read the letters on the base plate with both hands.

  2. Pick a letter from the bowl.

  3. Speak its sound.

  4. Find the same letter on the base plate.

  5. Place the two identical bricks together.

How to prepare

  • 1 base plate

  • 2 identical sets of 5 letters each

  • 1 bowl

One set is in the bowl and the other is horizontally aligned on the base plate.

Facilitation tips

  • Suggest “Imagine a story using the sounds of the letters”.

  • It can be tougher to find the bricks arranged in a column, rather than in a line: different tactile skills are used! 

Possible variations

  • Choose letters with a close sound.

  • Increase the number of letters.

  • Put one or more extra brick(s) in the bowl so the child has to ignore some bricks.

  • Place letters in line, in column or randomly.

  • Increase the number of players:  each player has a base plate with the same letters and the bowl is in the center.

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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?

  • Creative skills are used when coming up with ideas, expressing them and transforming them into reality by creating associations, symbolizing and representing ideas and providing meaningful experience for others.

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