Letter Of The Week – Letter P Theme

letter of the week curriculumWe are slowly making our way through the alphabet with these Letter of The Week theme posts. I love making them because they remind me of all the fun we had making these crafts and learning together. I know I say this in each theme post but please if you are doing a letter of the week curriculum please don’t only focus on one letter each week. Choose from these fun ideas a few to focus on and continue to teach letters in context, using familiar words, first names and other whole alphabet activities. Kids learn when it’s memorable and in context.  I hope you can find a few fun letter P ideas today .

{Letter P Crafts}

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Peacock pPumpkin p - Piano P - Pasta PPenny P

{Crafts & Activities That Start With P}

stay put magnetic puzzle

Panda Puppet - Parachute Craft - Peacock CraftPenguin CraftsPig CraftPirate Treasure Sensory - Pizza Pretend PlayPlanetsPlaydough- Post Office- Princess Wand  Puzzle

{Whole Alphabet Activities}

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Letter PizzaAlphabet Peg Dolls - Alphabet Playdough

Letter Of The Week – K Theme

Letter of The Week is one of our most popular series. If you want to know more about my approach to letter of the week and how I have used it in my classes and home I explain it all here. We believe in playing with letters, playing with books and playing with language in it’s many forms. Kids learn best through hands on experiences so expose them to the world of letters through their world of play. Our eBook has a whole alphabet full of crafts as well as some exclusive never seen on the site!

Letter K Crafts

Key KKing K - Kite K

 K Activities

Kandinsky Inspired Project - Knight’s Shield –   Lock & Key Match

Letter Activities For The Whole Alphabet

Fun with Alphabet Beads  - Post Office Letter Sorting Sandpaper Letter Tracing

 

Letter Of The Week – H Theme

Letter of the week H

Our letter of the week themed posts have reached the letter h! I hope that these letter of the week posts help you find inspiration for your letter lessons but remember this isn’t a check list , choose a few fun things to create with the letter and stick to a variety of whole alphabet lessons for the rest of your week.

{Letter H h Crafts}

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Hand HHeart HHouse h

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{Crafts and Activities That Start With H }

Hammering Activity -Hat Haunted House Craft - Heart Crafts - Hedgehog Craft - Hospital - Hot Dog Craft - House Craft

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{ Whole Alphabet Activities}

lap top craft

Cereal Box Laptop -  Post Office Letter Sorting - Pumpkin Letter Match

Letter Of The Week – G Theme!

Letter of the week theme posts continue with letter G. The goal of theme posts are to provide all your choices in one spot, not as a guide to do them all. Pick and choose what will appeal to your child the most and remember to have fun playing with these letters. If you are doing a letter other than G this week check out our Letter of The Week section to find even more letters to create and learn.

{ Letter G Crafts }


Grass GGreen and Gold G –  Green g

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{Crafts and Activities That Start With G}


Garbage Sorting - Garbage Truck - Garden Sensory Tub- Gardening With KidsGhost Crafts- Grapes - Guitar CraftGuitar Math

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{Whole Alphabet Activities}

Alphabet Bead Activities Jar Lid Letter MatchLetter Pizza!

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{G Themed Books }

Books About Gardening

Books About Geography

Books About Goldilocks and The Three Bears

Letter Of The Week – F Theme

Letter of the week is a great way to introduce a letter. While I don’t use the classic letter of the week system I have used one letter craft a week as the focus of crafting for ONE DAY. The rest of the week and even the rest of that day is for focusing on the alphabet as a whole, how letters work together and in context.  I have already done this for A , B, C, D and E and so I start this school year off with F . Of course we also have our Alphabet Crafts eBook , and all our letter of the week crafts we’ve done previously as a resource as well. Remember to include the whole alphabet every day to keep learning in context , for that I have included some great alphabet books and activities below.

{Letter F Crafts }

Feather FFire FFish FFlag FFood F

{Crafts and Activities That Start With F }


Fire Trucks- Fireworks - Fish - Fishing GameFlags- Flowers- FootballFrankenstein- Frogs

{Whole Alphabet Crafts and Activities}


Letter DominoesLetter MemoryOn The Go Letter Search- Alphabet Sensory Tub

{Alphabet Books}

Eating the Alphabet: Fruits & Vegetables from A to Z by Lois Ehlert is an alphabet book extraordinaire and perfect for a letter F eek, since it’s all about food!  Wonderful paintings of fruits and vegetables seem ultra simple and it is but somehow the way the author has pieced this simple book together is brilliant. Maybe it’s that children learn about food at the table multiple times a day and feel proud being able to identify not only some of the letters but some of the pictures too! From a teaching standpoint I love that there are both upper and lower case letters on each page! This book will grow with your child, and beware it will also make you hungry!

Alphabet Soup by Scott Gustafson is a treat! I read a lot of alphabet books and this one stands out for so many reasons. Otter is hosting a potluck and his animal friends are all bringing something to share. Each page is devoted to an animal with a coordinating food item and more. This book is reminiscent of Graham Base’s Animalia but mush more toddler friendly. Where Animalia is great for older children because it’s so full of detail, this book brings it down a notch but still enchants you with stunning illustrations and fantastic coordinating text.

ABC USAby Martin Jarrie is another beautiful alphabet book!  Like most alphabet books it devotes a page to each letter with vibrant illustrations . Not everything in this book is by any means unique to the United States but most are. I specifically appreciated the I for Immigrants page, both from a historical and personal perspective, my son loved the J for Jazz and we both loved all the whimsical illustrations. There are a lot of learning opportunities presented as well, school age children could really benefit from it as well the 2 letters that stood out for me for further learning were U for Underground Railroad and V for Valley Forge.  How ever you use this it’s worth a look for certain.