Spelling can be fun for kids if you will teach them using fun activities. Spelling games for kids are a great way to teach them new words and how to write. Check out below for the instructions to our St. Patrick’s Day gold coins spelling Montessori activity.
Literacy is the ability that allows us to capture language through reading and writing. They are two fundamental skills for all children; however, they must be learned, unlike other skills. That is, children do not develop them naturally. Language is the main instrument of communication. It provides the ability to share knowledge, ideas, and opinions and increases learning and development.
Reading opens the doors to information and training in all senses, allows children to advance in knowledge, brings amazing discoveries, and gives the possibility of preserving traditions and culture. These are learned skills through taste and habit, so we must encourage them at an early age. It doesn’t mean that it will not be understood if it is not done when children are still young. It means that the processes will be slower and more complex since critical skills present only in the first years of life have been lost.
Reading provides children with access to a magical world of extensive knowledge and experiences with multiple possibilities, contributing significantly to their overall development, especially developing their learning, and thinking skills.
The Montessori learning method proposes starting with the letters’ sound, not with the letters’ name. Children learn to read and write using sounds to form words; after this, learning begins with writing. It is easier for children to start this process with lowercase letters and not capital letters since they will perform the best stroke.
THEME: SPELLING GAMES FOR KIDS
HOW DO WE DO THIS ACTIVITY?
Age: 4-6-year-old children
Goal: Through this spelling game for kids activity, children will perform letter and word recognition.
Difficulty level: Advanced. This spelling game for kids activity is designed for children to do independently in an adult’s company.
- Precision in hand and finger movements
- Hand-eye coordination
- Letters recognition
- Following patterns
- Following instructions
- Glue in a container
- A paintbrush in a container
- Several drawings of a clay pot with words written on them
- Circular letters that form the words written on the clay pots
Take the glue with the brush.
Spread glue on each letter and place it where it belongs to match the letters on the pots.
Fun spelling games for kids by creating words with paper coins
FREE PRINTABLE WORKSHEETS FOR PRESCHOOLERS
Here are more ideas for spelling games for kids. Click below to download and print our gold coins-themed worksheets.
HOW TO DEVELOP THIS SPELLING GAMES FOR KIDS ACTIVITY WITH CHILDREN OF OTHER AGES?
CHANGES FOR CHILDREN UNDER 4 YEARS OLD
This spelling games for kids activity can be carried out with the younger children. To reduce the difficulty level, children can use images to relate the words with the image. In this way, a literacy activity appropriate to children’s development skills will be carried out.
CHANGES FOR CHILDREN OLDER THAN 6 YEARS OLD
This spelling games for kids activity can be done with older children. To increase the difficulty level, you should give children some clay pot drawings with an incomplete word written on them. They must search in a container for the missing letter written on gold paper coins to complete the word(s). In this way, a preschool activity appropriate to children’s development and abilities will be carried out.
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VIDEO DESCRIPTION – SPELLING GAMES FOR KIDS OF WRITING WITH GOLDCOINS
In this spelling games for kids video, you will find detailed information about the “WRITING WITH GOLD COINS” activity, designed for 4 to 6-year-old children. A literacy activity was carried out by forming words with letters of golden coins. This activity will allow children to develop skills such as precision of hand and finger movements, eye-hand coordination, letter recognition, pattern tracking, focus, memory, following instructions, autonomy, self-reliance, among others. The materials needed to carry out the spelling games for kids activity are containers with glue and a paintbrush, a drawing of a clay pot, and circular letters written on gold paper to represent coins.
Do you like St. Patrick’s Day spelling games for kids? Make sure to check out our other St. Patrick’s Day activities.
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