When lessons are fun, your Lil’ will be excited to learn and will look forward to future lessons.

I have always been inspired to find new and exciting ways to make learning fun no matter what age group I am teaching.

In today’s lesson, your Lil’ will have a short stack of fun as they flip their flapjacks!

They probably won’t even realize that they are learning their letters, name, and sight words.

When Lil’s don’t realize they are learning, you have mastered the art of developing a fun learning activity.

Lil’ Explorers grab your FREE copy of the Flapjack Flippin’ template HERE.

Lil’ Creators grab your FREE copy of the Flapjack Flippin’ template HERE.

Lil’ Explorers Focus Skills

Reading

  • Can identify most capital letters and sounds (C, M, A, T)
  • Recognizes name
  • Identify the letters in name

Fine Motor Skills

  • Coordinate the use of hands, wrists, and fingers to complete tasks that require more precise movements
  • Engage in activities that require hand-eye coordination with increasing accuracy

Lil’ Creators Focus Skills

Reading

  • Recognizes name
  • Identify the letters in name
  • Can identify all lowercase letters and some sounds (u, n, q, k, x, y, z)
  • Recognize sight words (I, my, you, is, are, the, of, and, can, like)

Fine Motor Skills

  • Coordinate the use of hands, wrists, and fingers to complete tasks that require more precise movements
  • Engage in activities that require hand-eye coordination with increasing accuracy

Required Materials

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Flapjack Flippin' Template - Explorers

Flapjack Flippin' Template - Creators

*Sharpie

*Spatula

*Cookie Sheet

*Scissors

Step #1
Print and cut out your Flapjack Flipping’ Template.
Step #2
Write your Lil’s name on the blank pancakes.

Write one letter on each pancake and write their entire name on one pancake.

Step #3
Place the flapjacks on the cookie sheet.
You will have to do this in batches as they will not all fit on the cookie sheet.
Step #4
Use the spatula to pick up a pancake.

Identify the letter or word on the pancake as you lift it.

Step #5
Repeat this process until you have identified all of the letters and words.

Teacher Tip

If you have a play kitchen, your Lil’ may like serving the pancakes on the pretend plates from the spatula.

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