Our Lil’ Creators are growing academically and, hopefully, they have started to learn that when you put letters together, they make a word. Today we will work on this concept by having our Lil’s spell zoo vocabulary words using letter magnets.
This pre-kindergarten activity will work on the concept of writing words as well as building their animal vocabulary.
Lil’ Creators Focus Skills
- Can identify all capital letters and most sounds
- Recognizes that writing is used to create meaning (scribbles a letter or grocery list) using some legible letters or words
Print out the Zoo Animal Vocabulary Template.
Lay out letter magnets.
Invite your Lil’ to spell the words by placing the letter magnets on the correct letters on the template.
Rea has a tendency to match the letters without paying attention to spelling one word at a time or going in order. Since she’s only three, I don’t correct it and I let her just work on the letter recognition. For some of our older kids though, encourage them to focus on one word at a time and going in order so not only are they working on letter recognition, but also the concept of the spelling and writing words.
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