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Activities on learning the ABC for toddlers


Learning the ABC


These are few initial activities I had done with K.  They are ideal for toddlers and requires very little preparation. These activities are ideal for kids who are just starting with learning the alphabets.

1.       Tracing the alphabets on a sand tray

Let your child first practise the pattern on the sand paper letters. These sandpaper letters are made by me
at home. For details on how to make one for yourself, here is the detail blog on the same.







2.       Making alphabets using clay




3.       Recognising the correct alphabet using wooden pegs




4.       Upper to lower case matching using wooden pegs




5.       Cutting activity




6.       Placing the correct alphabets







I really hope you find these activities useful. These are really simple activities to begin with learning the ABC's with your toddlers.


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4.Decorating Bansuri/Flute Krishna is synonymous with playing the flute(Bansuri).


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While revising alphabets I realised that K was finding it difficult to revise alphabets as per their sequence. Hence decided to quickly plan few activities for her around it.
1    Upper case to lower case matching







A simple activity where I wrote some random upper case letters on white paper and pasted it on the cupboard. For matching, I wrote their lower case counterpart on post its and K had to match them. Looks a very simple activity but I can tell you K had lots of fun removing the post its and sticking it near the correct letter.
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For sequencing, I made chits for each alphabet which mentions both upper and lower case alphabets. K had to clip them as per the correct sequence on the clothes line. I tied a thick needle between two chairs which made it look like a clothes line. Again here, the activity was looking simple but when K started doing it I realised it w…