Creativity is defined as the tendency to generate or recognize ideas, alternatives, or possibilities that may be useful in solving problems, communicating with others, and entertaining ourselves and others. Learning is a very integral process of a person’s development and sometimes people and children are not able to inherit most of these things because of boredom or other reasons, so it is very important that the learning process should be fun. Here, we are going to talk about some of the creative ways to make kids’ learning interesting.
Interesting Letter Learning Activities For Preschoolers
1. Craft with Dough
Knead flour into a dough and ask children to write names and alphabets using the dough. Kids will enjoy this fun learning activity. This will also help in developing their manual dexterity.
2. Writing on Balloons
Blow balloons and with markers teach children writing by drawing a letter on each balloon. This is a great idea for the preschool development of your child. Also, you can use this idea for the birthday party decoration of your kid, use this idea for several games and learning. It will also turn out to be very economical.
3. Learning while baking
Prepare cookie dough and ask kids to write names of different fruits or any other stuff to make them learn new things. Next, bake cookies, and this way you will be able to teach them two things through a single process. Creativity is not an object of everyday use, but it is an instrument of increasing knowledge.
4. Using Paper Craft
Cut out small round shapes from colorful scrap sheets and stick them on letters written using tapes. With all these interesting and creative ways of teaching, you can teach children spellings and colors.
5. Use Alphabet Tokens
Keep tokens of alphabets in a bowl and call out letters which children/ students will have to recognise and pick up. Conduct this game where they have to write a meaningful word with all the letters that they have. When children will put in efforts into thinking and learning, it will help in developing their imagination skills and also academic-oriented mind.
6. Letter Crafts
Make crafts where the main idea should focus on writing letters so as to teach spellings to kids. For instance, here in this craft, we have made a train craft and written letters on the wheels. Make these and stick it on your child’s cupboard. Children will automatically learn these by looking at it regularly and also it can be used as decoration for kids’ rooms.
7. Learning With Clay
Clay modelling is one of the best ways of learning things. Play-dough provides your child with unlimited possibilities of molding the dough into food, animals, decorations, flowers, etc. Thereby, it encourages your child to use his imagination and inspires his creativity. Use a clay dough and make markings of letters on it, teach kids the same. Both the pictures shown below represent learning through clay by carving in letters. If your child uses various shapes, rolling pins, and other tools while playing with play dough it further improves his creative imagination.
8. The Sand Art
Use sand art to teach kids different things. When you use a variety of ways to teach kids different things, they find it more interesting and the learning process becomes more enthusiastic. When kids use sand to learn letters or art, it has a very soothing and claiming effect on them as they sit in one place and use the sand to express their emotions. It will also help them learn how to use sand for different kinds of art and learning alphabets.
9. Using Cardboard
Use cardboard to cut out letters and also make shapes of animals or fruits and ask kids to write alphabets on them. With this process children will not only learn reading and writing but also learn art and craft and thus, benefit themselves. This will help in developing their hand to eye coordination. Both the pictures shown below are the ideas of cardboard craft.
10. Writing On Walls
If you do not have enough resources or space, this one is the most efficient and time-saving. Just cut out papers and write alphabets on them and ask children to put it up on the wall and frame words from all the letters. This is an amazing activity to develop your kid of 3-5 years of age before he/she joins the school. It is very important to begin a child’s education at home because it helps them learn better and faster at school.
11. Unique ways of writing letters
Use this idea to teach writing and reading letters to kids. Through the arts, students develop skills like resilience, grit, and a growth mindset to help them master their craft, do well academically, and succeed in life
12. Learning with Playing Blocks
When kids are in a group, playing block is an excellent way of playing and teaching things. Blocks help children take turns and share material, develop cordial relationships with other children. It increases their attention span and and self esteem. Kids also cooperate with other children. When you write letters and names on blocks and ask children to search and assemble them, it will help in developing their fine motor skills.
13. Bubble Balls
Write letters on magic bubble balls and teach kids with this new unique way and teach kids the same. When you use various ideas learning becomes more interesting and children learn without getting bored and without even realising that they are learning.
When your child plays with other siblings or you they will interact, talk, discuss problems and find solutions to creating great works of art and craft and academics such as numbers, alphabtes, consonants and vowels. Thus, playing while learning will enhance your child’s social skills. It will be very helpful for the kids if they are trained and taught at home things before school as it will help them understand and learn better. Try all these activities with kids and keep them involved. In this time of pandemic, children need to have a learning environment at home and an interesting one. Connect to us in the comment section and also check out other posts on our website related to kids, festivals and art and crafts.