Let's Find Letters!
Make a bingo sheet using the letters in your child’s name.
Tip: Call out letters one at a time, then cover each one with a small object (stones, coins, buttons, candy).
Make a bingo sheet using all the letters of the alphabet.
Tip: Call out letter or letter sounds one at a time, then cover each one with a small object (stones, coins, buttons, candy).
Make several bingo sheets using different letter combinations.
Tip: Take turns being the bingo caller, using letter combination sounds.
Why is this important?
Letter knowledge is an important foundation for reading.
References: Drouin, M., Horner, S. L., & Sondergeld, T. A. (2012). Alphabet knowledge in preschool: a rasch model analysis. Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 27(3), 543–554. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecresq.2011.12.008 Neumann, M. M., & Neumann, D. L. (2014). A measure of emerging print knowledge in young children. Early Child Development and Care, 184(8), 1142–1159.