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Alphabet Matchup

by Trish Kuffner, author of The Preschooler's Busy Book

Help your child match pictures of objects with their corresponding alphabet sounds.


  • Clothespins
  • Paper
  • Tape
  • Pen or marker
  • Old magazines
  • Scissors


  1. Write the letters of the alphabet on small pieces of paper and tape them to clothespins, or print the letters right on the clothespins.
  2. Cut out magazine pictures, one for each letter of the alphabet, and have your child match the clothespin letters to the beginning sounds of the objects in the pictures.
  3. Clip the clothespins to the corresponding pictures.