Help boost your child's early literacy skills with the scarecrow letters for preschoolers activity.
Throughout history, boys and girls have had problems in the reading and writing processes. It was considered that children at an early age could not understand the basic concepts to learn to read and write.
However, after various investigations, it was concluded that the reading and writing processes should begin at an early age. Although many children today still have reading and writing problems, these drawbacks can be avoided at an early age.
These processes must begin at an early age because children start developing all their skills, get new knowledge, and define their interests.
Here, the teacher’s role is fundamental because they have the perfect opportunity to get children into the world of literacy adequately. However, introduce children to reading does not depend merely on the teacher.
Let us remember that children learn through imitation, so it will be easier for them to enter the reading world if they read at home.
Literacy is essential to enhance language. When boys and girls begin to read, this becomes their first source of words, new concepts, and narrative structures. All of these strengthens language in children.
THEME: EARLY LITERACY - LETTERS FOR PRESCHOOLERS
HOW DO WE DO THIS ACTIVITY?
Age: 4-6 years old children
Goal: Kids will learn how to identify upper and lowercase letters
Difficulty level: Advanced. This letters for preschoolers activity is designed to be developed autonomously and by following instructions.
- Letters recognition
- Following patterns
- Following instructions
- Accuracy in hand and fingers movements
- A white piece of paper
- A pencil
- A sponge
Draw a scarecrow on the white sheet and a square in each corner on the top of the paper sheet.
Write a letter you want into each square (upper and lower case letters). Into the scarecrow body, write different letters.
Following the letter pattern and color in the squares, look for the letters in the scarecrow body. Apply paint to the sponge and, when you find the letter, paint it with that.
A scarecrow with letters for preschoolers
FREE PRINTABLE WORKSHEETS
After the letters for preschoolers activity give children some new worksheets.
HOW TO CARRY OUT THIS LETTERS FOR PRESCHOOLERS ACTIVITY WITH CHILDREN OF OTHER AGES?
CHANGES FOR CHILDREN UNDER 4 YEARS OLD
You can do this letters for preschoolers thanksgiving activity with younger children. It is unnecessary to change materials, but if children cannot identify letters yet, you can use just vowels to make the activity easy. You can also show images and allow children to link them to the vowels.
CHANGES FOR CHILDREN OLDER THAN 6
To do this letters for preschoolers activity with older children, you will need to increase the difficulty level. For example, you can write words into the scarecrow. These words must be related to the images you will show. Children must look at the images and then look or the word into the scarecrow. This way, the activity will be more interesting for them.
VIDEO DESCRIPTION – LET’S FIND THE SCARECROW LETTERS FOR PRESCHOOLERS
In this letters for preschoolers video, you will find a step-by-step of the “LET’S FIND THE SCARECROW LETTERS” activity. This activity was designed for 4-6 years old children. In this activity, we made a scarecrow and wrote some letters inside for children to identify them. Children will develop skills such as letters recognition, following patterns, following instructions, and accuracy in hand and finger movements. They will need a white piece of paper, paint, a pencil, a sponge, and markers.
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