Increase vocabulary. Create combinations of letters to make words. Communicate, discuss and compare creations.
Player 1 : Think of a word and find the letters for your word.
Player 1 : Mix them up in your hand and give them to player 2.
Player 2 : Read the letters.
Player 2 : Make a word using all the letters.
Player 2 : Write word on your base plate.
Both players : Compare and discuss your words.
How to prepare
1 base plate
All the letter bricks
Place the bricks and the base plate between the players.
Clues about the word may be helpful: definition, placement of letters …
Ask “Imagine a story about your word. Think of other words for your story”
Additional letters can be pre-arranged in alphabetical order on an additional base plate. Could be a warm-up activity!
Designate a specific number of or mandatory letters to be used.
Change the number of players.
Children will develop these holistic skills
- Perform operations on letters and word syllables: remove, add, reverse, locate, substitute
- Express emotions and feelings in a socially acceptable way
- Solicit information/assistance from appropriate persons in various settings
- Participate in discussions, presentations, performances, role play, improvisations and debates: Gradually use appropriate vocabulary and/or ratings to describe a situation, present an argument
- Develop tactile exploration
Did you know?
Children learn more when they are actively engaged as opposed to passive, when activities are meaningful to them and when they learn together with others.
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