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My little guy has had so much fun doing hands-on alphabet activities with me! Even though I already have a giant alphabet resource page, I’m doing this series to help you see what Letter of the Week looks like with a 3-year-old.
I often start the week with a simple letter recognition activity. He loves Do-a-Dot markers, so he happily completed this Q is for quail printable from This Reading Mama’s Learning the Alphabet (which we love!)
For this simple quilt making activity, I gave him a variety of paper shapes cut from cardstock. He arranged them however he wanted to make a paper quilt. This activity is a great way to incorporate math concepts if you talk about the shapes as your child is creating the quilt.
For this quilt, I printed a large 8 x 8 inch square. Then I gave him a collection of 2 inch squares and showed him how to glue them down to make a quilt. I encouraged him to consider making a pattern with the squares, but he wasn’t interested.
Finally, we printed this free quilt pattern from Making Learning Fun. I grabbed the stale Froot Loops from the basement (we only use them for crafts). I put a dot of glue on each circle, and he carefully placed a piece of cereal on each dot. Such great fine motor practice!
This fine motor activity is from Fantastic Fun and Learning. He pushed Q-tips into the side of our metal spaghetti strainer. As it turned out, the holes on the base of the pot were too small for Q-tips, but he and his little sister had fun threading toothpicks through them.
He did these free letter Q picture puzzles from Learning the Alphabet.
And he’s getting much better at these lacing cards! (also from Learning the Alphabet)
This very basic craft only requires a block letter Q (which you can find here) and colorful square paper scraps. I like to raid my scrapbook paper collection.
Because with five kids (and one on the way), plus this blog, my scrapbooking days are a thing of the past!
This is my favorite. Isn’t she pretty? You can find even more letter Q crafts in this post.
Of course, we’re doing whole alphabet activities all week long, too. For this one, I grabbed some of his toy vehicles and wrote their beginning letters on a piece of paper. He had fun matching the bus to the B, the helicopter to the H, and so on.
We’re reading all week long! The above widget shows some of our favorite letter Q books.
Stay tuned for letter R!
More links and free printables for you
- letter Q book (songs and rhymes)
- My Letter Q Book (with photos)
- Learning the Alphabet: get the whole series or get letter Q for free
- More letter Q crafts
- Ways to write letter Q
- Letter Q book list
- Letter hunt and find pages
- Letter sound coloring pages
- Letter sound worksheets
Check out more of our alphabet posts!
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