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Uh-Oh! Alphabet Game


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Grades K – 1
Type Word Play
Uh-Oh! Alphabet Cards

Activities & Projects

Games & Tools

Tips & How-To's



Activities & Projects

Grades   K – 2  |  Activity & Project

Write Summer Alphabet Books

Show children a fun way to practice their ABCs using summer words in an alphabet book.


Grades   K – 2  |  Activity & Project

Let's Play Bingo!

Work together, create a bingo board that can be played while walking around town, going to the zoo or a museum, or traveling on a vacation.


Grades   3 – 5  |  Activity & Project

Let's Play a Game

Playing board games or card games can be a fun activity, so why not make your own?


Grades   K – 3  |  Activity & Project

Wild and Crazy Words

Make learning how to spell words a little "wild and crazy" by ditching the pen and paper and using unique materials that will make your kids really smile while they're having fun.


Grades   K – 2  |  Activity & Project

A Dragon's Fire: From A to Z

Children read about a very special dragon who breathes lots of things—none of them fire. Using the Alphabet Organizer, they identify the objects by their first letter.


Grades   K – 2  |  Activity & Project

Practice Letters and Sounds Using Online Games

Find three fun online games that are designed to help children learn to recognize letters and how they sound.


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Games & Tools

Grades   K – 2  |  Game & Tool

ABC Match

The ABC Match game challenges children to match letter cards and picture cards that begin with that letter.


Grades   K – 5  |  Game & Tool

Alphabet Organizer

Alphabet Organizer lets children create a calendar-style ABC chart or letter pages for an alphabet book.


Grades   K – 1  |  Game & Tool

Puzzle Me Words

Puzzle Me Words is a fun, educational game that helps kids practice letter sounds.


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Tips & How-To's

Grades   K – 2  |  Tip & How-To

Practice Writing Letters and Words

Use this tip to help a child become comfortable with writing, and you'll lay a foundation for success in all future writing efforts.


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Grades   K – 2  |  Printout  |  Word Play

Bingo Game

Use this printout to play bingo with your child on a wide variety of topics. This printout will help your child with sight words and will help improve his or her vocabulary and reading.


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