Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Fun game to play with the alphabet

Quite on accident the other day we invented a game. I began writing the alphabet on a piece of paper, then cut them into squares. They weren't very big. My intention was to get my two-year-old to recognize the alphabet. She wasn't very interested at the time but my 5-year-old thought that it looked like fun, so I made him a set too. Then I started by asking him to put the alphabet into the correct order. After a few rounds of that we began making simple three-letter words. It was a great accidental learning moment that I thought I'd share.