Alphabet Letters

It’s back to the abc’s with our next featured project for our Crochet-A-Day series. This Alphabet Set from Moogly is such a fun crochet pattern set for every letter of the alphabet. I had to try my hand at this crochet alphabet and it’s so fun to follow along. You will need to know how […]

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To help us celebrate the December holidays, and there’s quite a few, I’ve come up with a fun Holiday ABC countdown. I’ll be crafting up the holidays from A to Z throughout the next few weeks. I hope you’ll follow along! I’d love for you to share what you’re making for the holiday season in the comments […]

Storybook Summer post by Bethany of No Twiddle Twaddle Hi! I’m Bethany, author of No Twiddle Twaddle, and I’m excited to post today on Make and Takes about one of my favorite subjects, children’s books. I admit, I had trouble picking a favorite picture book (my kids and I only have around a million and one […]

There are so many fun crafts and games to play with hearts. They are the perfect shape. We’re using hearts in our letter matching game today. I printed out another set of Valentine hearts from Juliann’s design we used in the 14 Acts of Love countdown. They are the perfect hearts, already colored and printed […]

Were using pipe cleaners to form letters today. This is helping my Kindergartner make letter shapes, talk about the sound of letters, and putting letters together to form words. Supplies for Pipe Cleaner Letters: pipe cleaners, aka chenille stems or fuzzy sticks kid scissors Decide what letters you want to create. Talk about how the […]

Need a way to make spelling fun? Play this game of Snow Mitten Letter Scramble I’m sharing over at PBS Parents. This is a fun and engaging way to help your kids get excited about letters, sounds, and spelling. It’s the perfect activity for almost any age. My 5 year old is finding small words […]

I’m happy to announce I’m a Snackpicks Mom and have partnered up with Kellogg’s Snackpicks to contribute kid crafty posts all year long! They’ve sent me their newest product to sample, Clever Kids Letter Bites, and today I’m sharing a fun letter hunt game using these fruit snacks. Come see how we’re matching these letter […]

I love this name tracing activity. I still have memories of doing this myself when I was in 4th grade. It’s a great way to reinforce letter recognition, using a capital at the beginning of a name, and tracing lines. Supplies for Name Tracing Activity: paper colored pencils or crayons Start by writing your name […]

Letter of the Day

by Marie on July 8, 2008

Vannesa from I Never Grew Up is today’s Guest Make and Taker. She’s starting to post some great ideas on her blog for learning the Alphabet letters. These activities are sure to spark interest in the ABC’s, getting your child ready for school and ready to read. We just started a new activity at my […]

Fun Felt Letter Pillows

by Marie on July 12, 2007

This is probably one of my favorite projects. (Again inspired from Martha.) The kids love to spell their name with these fun felt letters. You can even make extra letters to make new words, even the whole alphabet. I have done this project in my church with the 10-11 year old girls and they learned how to […]

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