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.
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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
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