FUN DIY CRAFT FOR PRESCHOOLERS – ‘A’ Letter of the Week to Teach Phonics to Your Child!

Helping your child learn their alphabet can seem like a daunting task. Where do you start? Should you go in order? Our advice? Keep it FUN!

Children learn through play, exploration, reading, and observation. Learning the alphabet doesn’t have to mean memorising flashcards or doing endless worksheets. There are many hands-on ways for children to learn their alphabet. 

This printable letter A crafts for toddlers and preschoolers are a part of our ‘letter of the week’s activity. This letter activities work on a child’s fine motor skills, visual perception and hand-eye coordination

What you’ll need:

1. Letter A Alligator template 

2. Googly eyes

3. Glue

4. Green, yellow, and white coloured craft paper

5. Black marker

6. Scissors

How to make your letter A alligator craft:

1. Print out the Letter A template and cut the letter and teeth out 

2. Trace the letter onto the green paper and cut it out. 

3. Trace the teeth onto white paper and cut it out.

4. Glue the letter A horizontal on yellow paper.

5. Glue the teeth to the A so that it looks like the alligator’s mouth is open.

6. Glue on the googly eyes.

7. Your alligator is ready 

Note: For a younger toddler or preschooler you can cut the pieces out for them. For an older preschooler, pre-k student or a kindergarten-aged child you can have them try to cut the pieces out themselves.