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Photo credit: Nessy Learning LLC Vowels And Consonants is a video to help students remember visually the difference between vowels and consonants. Although this video helps students remember which letters are the vowels and which are consonants, it doesn’t explain what a vowel, or a consonant are. Vowels are letters whose sounds require that your […]
Photo credit: busuu Ltd. Busuu for Kids offers 3 free units to teach students 150 words in Spanish & English. It is targeted for Kids, but they advertise that adults will appreciate it too. For flashcards for 12 separate languages, go to the main version of busuu. This could also be helpful for those who […]
Photo credit: MrNussbaum.com BDPQ Bandit is a game that tackles a common issue. It can be difficult to differentiate the difference between “b”, “d”, “p”, & “q”, as they all look very similar to one another. In this game, players will locate and click on all the letters that match the letter that was spoken […]
Photo credit: Sesame Street This is the full episode of Elmo’s Amazing Alphabet Race. Elmo looks around for letters in signs to complete the entire alphabet. This is a fun game that all alphabet learners can play.
Photo credit: ictgames.com Sky Writer is a kinethetic game, where students learn the alphabet by tracing the letters while the plane writes them in the sky. This game was developed by James Barrett, who is a teacher. I love this concept! Disclaimer: This game requires Flash. Save Save
Photo credit: Kiz Phonics Kiz Phonics has a free game demo that helps students match the uppercase letters to their associated lowercase counterparts. Disclaimer: This game demo only includes the letters “a” through “e”. Other letters are available with a registered membership.
Photo credit: One Direction on Sesame Street Here are some of my favorite songs for teaching students about the names of the letters in the English alphabet: ABC-DEF-GHI Song by Big Bird (This is a funny song that points out that students can have misconceptions whenever they attempt to learn something new). This song does […]
Photo credit: https://heartofdeborah.com/toddler-finger-painting-craft.html I can see this project being used in a pre-school classroom. Children use finger paints to make letters of the alphabet on canvas. Besides having a great piece of art that can go home to each family as a keepsake, images of each art piece can also be printed and laminated (as […]