Make Clay Letters

by From the National Center for Learning Disabilities

Help your child master the alphabet while he has fun creating letter shapes out of clay.

What you need:
Clay
Paper
Pencil

What you do:
1. Write a few letters of the alphabet on a piece of paper, at least three inches tall.

2. Roll lumps of clay into long, thin pieces.

3. Help your child form the strips of clay into letters, using the written letters as a guide.

Why it works:
Your child becomes familiar with creating the shapes of letters.

© 2000 National Center for Learning Disabilities

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