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Alphabet Activities



Letter "Aa"

Letter "Bb"

Letter "Cc"

Letter "Dd"

Letter “Ee"

Letter "Ff"

Letter "Gg"

Letter "Hh"

Letter "Ii"

Letter "Jj"

Letter "Kk"

Letter "Ll"

Letter "Mm"

Letter "Nn"

Letter "Oo"

Letter "Pp"

Letter "Qq"


Letter "Rr"

Letter "Ss"

Letter "Tt"

Letter "Uu"

Letter "Vv"

Letter "Ww"

Letter "Xx"

Letter "Yy"

Letter "Zz"


Circle Time


Handprint Calendar


Winter Theme Crafts


Valentines Day


Cooking


Rainbows


St Patrick's Day


Easter


Astrology & Space


Gardening and Flowers


Insects


Mother's Day


Father's Day



Teddy Bears


Independence Day


Dental Health


Nutrition


Fire Safety


Personal Safety


Name Recognition


Simple Science


Halloween




Thanksgiving


Numbers and Quantities


Counting


Christmas


Gingerbread Theme


Craft Recipes



Boredom Busters & Rainy Day Activities


Brain Development in Early Childcare


Marketing your Childcare / Home Business



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Letter "Xx" Recognition Craft Projects & Activities


We spend one week reinforcing each letter with crafts and activities after it is introduced.

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"Xx" is for Hugs


This was our Valentines Day Card for the parents this year. They wrote X's and O's and talked about how X's are hugs and O's are for kisses. Cross your arms into an X and give yourself a hug. Make your mouth an O and kiss!


"Xx" is for Xylophones


We just cut our own strips from colored construction paper to create our pretend xylophones.


"Xx" is for Xylophone.

Copy and paste several of these xylophone pictures to a page for children to cut out and glue to the letter.


Other ideas for collaging with letter Xx,
This is a tough one, you can try to find a picture of an x ray,


Get The letter Xx Template here...
First-School Letter Xx page


Letter X & Tic Tac Toe Sponge Painting
Invest in some Alphabet and misc. sponges for crafts like this, available from school supply stores. You can sometimes find them at hobby stores, $1 store, or Walmart. We use ours to make a page like this for every letter we are learning from September through May. Parents are encouraged to take them home and post them where the child can see and practice every day. When we finish the entire alphabet they can make them into a book or put them into a binder (You will need to cut down the construction paper if you want to put them into a binder.


X Marks the Spot
Give children a treasure map and mark it with an X. Go on a treasure hunt. Email me if you would like me to send you the treasure map we used for this.


Group Time Activity

Xylophone

Make a Xylophone by taking glass tumblers, glasses, or small jars and filling them with different levels of water (ranging from full to empty)from empty to full. Let children make music by tapping on the glasses with a spoon (wooden or metal).


X Snacks

Provide several different finger foods children cn use to form x's such as pretzel sticks, carrot and celery sticks, cheese strips, licorice, breadsticks, etc. Invite children to arrange food pieces into x's befrore eating them. Then, challenge them to make both capital and lowercase letters.











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