Letters: Science & Sensory
Shaving Cream Letters added
2-24-01 Original Author
A great tool for children learning how
to write their name or practice writing the alphabet is shaving cream.
No one can resist the squishing of the cream and the smell is good too.
Put a small amount of shaving cream on a Formica top table (I do not recommend
wood.) Let the children spread it around. Then use there finger to write
there letters. Practice doing shapes too.
Letter Formation added
10-4-04 Submitted By:
Practice forming letters correctly in sawdust, shaving foam or even
chocolate sauce! The children love the sensory aspect of the activity as well as learning to form letters correctly.
Letters Appear Like Magic
added 10-26-04 Submitted By:
Need: 3 x 5 index cards, A white crayon,
water color paints, paint brushes
Directions: Use the white crayon to write
letters on each index card. Be sure to
press firmly. At small group time have the children paint the cards
the water colors and watch the letters magically appear.
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