Inside: Learn how to make this cute Feed the Monster Box for a fun preschool letter matching activity!
One of the best learning trick for young children is to keep practicing. By practicing, I don’t mean asking any 4yo to do five pages of worksheets or copy the letters A to Z ten times.
Then how do young kids learn?
They need hands on experiences to reinforce what they have learnt. A huge bonus if you can make the learning experience fun too. When kids have fun, they associate learning with a positive feeling. Like in this letter matching activity, children search, pick up and touch each letter as they have loads of fun ‘feeding the monster’.
Related: Here’s another fun hands on activity to practice letter matching.
DIY Preschool Letter Matching Toy
Do you have a kid who’s learning his/her letters?
Do you have a cereal box?
Then let’s make this cute Feed the Monster box!
Watch the video tutorial or follow the steps below.
- Draw and cut out a cute monster. Paste it on the cereal box. Cut a big hole for the mouth.
- Next cut a small rectangle below the monster. Cut two slits on either side of the rectangle.
- Run a strip of paper through the slits. Secure the ends such that the strip of paper forms a loop around the box. Now write the letters A to Z on the strip of paper.
- Gather your alphabet puzzle blocks and invite your child to feed the monster!
Related: More Halloween theme activities in this post.
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