This seems to be the fall of muffin tin learning activities here on JDaniel4’s Mom. I have shared an apple counting activity, a color matching activity, a skip counting activity, and a number recognition activity. Today I want to share with a you a fun letter recognition game I created to go along with Leaf Man the Virtual Book Club’s book of the week.
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As Leaf Man is blown through the air, he sees a number of wonderful things created with leaves. Things like cows and turtles. Your children will loving turning the pages in this book to see what Leaf Man sees next.
Setting Up This Letter Recognition Game
I created tree with Wikki Stix on a muffin tin. You could do the same or create design with the letter leaves in the cups of the tin. You could create a giant letter C by placing leaves in the top row. bottom row,and in a column down the left hand side of the tin.
The oak leaf tin letter circles are free to download. After printing it out, you will just need to cut out the letters.
Several Ways to Play This Letter Recognition Game
In each of my pictures you will see a version of the game that focuses on matching lowercase letters to uppercase letters. That is only one of many ways that you can play this game. Below you will find a list of other versions of this game.
- Place the uppercase letter in the tin and have your children match the lowercase letters to the uppercase letters.
- You can have your children work on the order of the letters in the alphabet by placing letters in alphabetical order. Leave some of the cups empty. Your children can fill in the missing letters.
- A few of lowercase letters and there uppercase matches can be stacked in a cup. Your children can place where they want in the tin. When there match come up, they can place it over it buddy its muffin cup.
Here are the books coming up next in the Virtual Book Club. You may want to look for them at your local library ahead of time.