Letter Perfect Introductions
Here’s an idea that promotes letter identification skills while helping parents and children learn other students’ names. To begin, I cut out large construction paper letters that represent the first letter of each child’s name. I have each child identify his or her letter by name and then offer art supplies for decoration. I then write the rest of each child’s name on a sentence strip and attach it to his or her letter. I take photos of each child and display each set of photos together with that child’s name. The resulting display is eye-catching and educational.
The article above was featured in the October 2011 edition of the Classroom Connection newsletter. Read more great tips and tricks from that edition below: