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Summer is here so it’s time to take the learning outside into the warm sunshine. In this installment of my 101 Ways to Teach the Alphabet Series I am sharing an activity that combines a water gun with some letter learning. I call this activity water gun letter squirt.
We’ve owned our Super Soakers for about a year now. And with the weather heating up, I thought it was time to dig them out of the garage again for a letter learning exercise.
So I wrote some letters on our backyard fence using sidewalk chalk.
Then I armed with my son with a Super Soaker.
I named a letter, and then let him take aim at it with his water gun.
Then repeat until your child has practiced all the letters on your list.
More ways to teach to the alphabet
More alphabet posts from Gift of Curiosity:
- Road Letters
- Letter hunt sensory bin
- Erasing letters with a Q-tip
- Making letters with straws and play dough
- Spaghetti letters
- Letter puzzles
- Making “alphabet soup”
- Smash the puffy letters
- Mini letter hunt with a magnifying glass
- Kinetic sand letters
- Letter hopscotch
- Letter hop
- Yarn wrapped letters
- Letter tic-tac-toe