Are you a scrapbooker? Do you know someone who is? Chances are you or that person have a lot of random letters left over after you used a sheet of stickers. I know I sure end up with a lot!!
Do your students struggle recognizing letters in the format other than the one you teach? Then this is the project for you!
Make an alphabet book! Take the leftover stickers (beg, borrow, or steal if you have to! Ok - no stealing...) and make a book for your kiddos.
I figure pictures will do it WAY more justice than my rambling...
Sorry about the glare! It didn't seem to matter whether my flash was on or not, I still had it! :S
My kinders absolutely LOVED this book last year! Because some of the stickers were puffy while others were covered in glitter, it was also a great way for them to "feel" what letters are like. I loved listening to them run up to me and say, "Miss Whetham, did you know a ____ could look like this?" while pointing to various letters. TOO CUTE!
Now - I must tell you where this idea came from. I taught Reading Recovery for a year and watched kiddos continuously struggle with letter recognition. I figured this would be a great way to help them out. (Plus I just couldn't come up with something to do with all those leftover stickers I had, so I HAD to come up with something!) ;)
Maybe next I'll make a math numbers book! =) Then again, maybe I should wait until I'm back in an early elementary classroom...
Alright - if you have hung on this long - let me remind you about the freebie I have going on this week to celebrate my birthday! Check out my Teachers Pay Teachers store and choose the one item you want to receive! Then, head over to my Facebook page and leave a message on the wall telling me the item you want for FREE and your e-mail address. That simple - I will e-mail it out!
If you loved the idea of this book, then I think you will also like my alphabet letter sort. Check it out here! Remember, if you post on my facebook wall by midnight mountain time Wednesday, November 23 - you can get this item for FREE!