Friday, August 27, 2010

Notable Entries to the Ultimate Alphabet Craft Exchange--Part 1

  The Attached Mama’s Ultimate Alphabet Craft Collection

A huge THANK YOU goes out to all of the people who have linked up their ideas to the Ultimate Alphabet Craft Collection.  The collection keeps growing and growing.  It truly has become a one-stop-shop for great alphabet craft ideas thanks to your help.  I have gained so much inspiration from all of the great ideas.  I hope you have too.

ALL of the ideas linked up are fantastic.  I wanted to share with you my personal picks for the letters A-H today:

Letter A

I love this idea from the blog Inspiration Astounds Creativity Abounds.  It is a great idea to get all of those large muscle groups involved in learning the alphabet.  Playing off of "A is for Acrobat" she made a huge letter A out of masking tape on the floor.  The kids then play a game where they have to walk the letter A like a tight rope.  I know my kinesetic learners will love this idea.  This game and other ideas are available for download on her blog.

Letter B

Check out this cooking craft for the letter B from Mama Jenn.  It is an edible Bird's Nest.  Isn't it lovely?  And I bet it tastes delicious!

Letter C

For those that know me, I love cardinals dearly.  So I know we will have to try this "C is for Cardinal" idea from the blog The Fantastic Five.

Letter D

If you haven't checked out the blog, Our Life you are missing out!  It is a beautiful blog full of many great ideas.  I love her Letter D crafts and activities.  Her family learned that D is for Dirt.  (How fun is that?!) And they made a cute "D is for Dots" craft.

Letter E
Totally Tots has a complete collection of both upper and lower case alphabet crafts.  This is one of my favorite as I think it turned out adorable.  It is an Egg for the lowercase letter e.

Letter F
The blog This and That has a whole page of Letter F activiites and crafts.  I liked this "F is for Feather" craft that they did.  I think that the tactile element of this craft would make it irrestible for most kids.

Letter G
Brimful Curiosities made a GIANT Giarff from the letter G.  Didn't it turn out amazing?

Letter H
I think that this is such a cute letter H craft.  This comes from The Sellers who learned that H is for Hearts.

So these are my personal picks for the week.  What are yours?   If this collection has been a blessing to you, please leave the blogs a comment letting them know you appreciate all of their hard work.

To see the complete collection of Alphabet Crafts visit this page here.

I will be highlighting some additional crafts next week in part 2 of this entry. 

Thanks for reading!

This post is linked up to Preschool Corner!  :)


Brimful Curiosities said...

Thanks for featuring our giant giraffe! Your Alphabet Exchange is a wonderful resource.

Mama Jenn said...

Love the idea of showcasing some of the ABC crafts!!! Thanks for featuring our nest!!!

Wonder Mom said...

THANK YOU for featuring my Baby Girl's cardinal- she will be SO PROUD!

(Oh, and I am LOVING this resource for our upcoming school year! It's so wonderful to go to ONE place for SO MANY great ideas...)

Elise said...

Your idea to collect everyone's creative alphabet ideas here is brilliant. Thank you for this great resource that we can all benefit from.

I was so happy to hear that your children enjoyed the large Alphabet A game. Thank you for featuring it here.

Counting Coconuts said...

These are all so much fun! We started our alphabet from z on up and only made it to the letter M before I burned out! :D I hope to restart this school year and thanks to your amazing collection, I now know just where to go to get ideas! Thank you!

Tam said...

Thank you for sharing our letter Ff craft!

Infant Bibliophile said...

What a fun collection! We're starting an alphabet/week craft playgroup this fall and will be looking for ideas. Thank you for putting together some great ideas in one place. This is our first week linking up with Preschool Corner.

Elise said...

I thought that I had left a comment, but it obviously did not work.

Thank you so much for hosting this valuable resource full of creative ideas - it really is a one stop shop for sources of inspiration when it comes to alphabet craft.

I was delighted to see our A game featured here - thank you so much.

ScrappinAway said...

wow I just found your blog thru preschool corner and I am booking marking! I can't wait to explore all the alphabet craft idea! Thank you for sharing!


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