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Thankful Letters

November 16,2011
Craftivity Corner
Allison McDonald

Allison McDonald is a former preschool teacher who now spends her days learning with her 3-year-old son and baby daughter. She lives in the Seattle area with her husband and two children.

This activity was actually inspired by my son listing words that start with the letters in his name on the way to school last week. What I like about this is that so often ( at least at my house) when I ask my son what he is thankful for I get " Milkshakes, Mom and Dad and my sister...oh and Star Wars." An activity like this gives kids pause to think up something they are thankful for that begins with a specific letter.

You will need some paper and markers. That's it although we used foam letter stickers for the name to make it stand out and two colors of paper glued together for a prettier display.

Most early readers and spellers will need help , so be there to help sound out and spell or write words for them.