Letter Writing with Young Children

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Letter Writing


Materials & Resources
Alphabet Chart: Captial Letters
Alphabet Chart: Lowercase Letters
Letter Paper: Stage I
Letter Paper: Stage II
Letter Paper: Stage III
Great Mail Kit by Good + Happy Day

Having a “writing area” where children can easily access materials they might need encourages authentic writing experiences. We have letter paper, list paper, and a variety of blank note cards out in their playroom.
On their table, we have our name chest, a basket that contains colored pencils, black pens, pencils and alphabet stickers. We also have a mini alphabet chart sticker in clear sight.

 

 

mariah

With over 10 years of EDU experience and a growing family, Mariah started Playful Learning in 2008 as a resource for parents and teachers. In 2010 Playful Learning received the Parent’s Choice Gold Medal, and in August of 2011, Shambhala Publications released her first book, Playful Learning: Develop Your Child’s Sense of Joy and Wonder. Mariah has an M.S. Ed in Elementary Education and was that girl sitting in the back of class thinking about what she would do differently if she was the teacher. Now she is happily working with a team of gifted educators to bring life-changing lessons to children, families, and schools around the world. In her free time she can be found taking long walks, enjoying a cup of tea, or swimming in the Atlantic with her husband and two daughters.

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  1. I am reading your Playful Learning book and I have searched all over for a wooden chest to store mailing labels! I love the one you used in the book. Do you know where I can find one?? Thanks!!!

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