Make reading and writing fun for kids with this Thanksgiving Montessori literacy activity for kids.
FREE PRINTABLE WORKSHEETS
After their Montessori literacy activity, reading and writing can be more fun with worksheets. Click below to download our Thanksgiving free printable worksheets.
Writing and reading are two very important skills that boys and girls must learn at an early age. These skills will be the foundation of other learnings they will face at school. Writing and reading allow children to expand their vocabulary and express themselves and communicate in a better way.
Previously, boys and girls had problems starting to read and write. That was because children didn’t have any contact with these activities before starting school when they were about six. Children of six have problems if they are not properly stimulated since they were born.
Literacy processes allow younger children to link concepts and even relate words to objects. That helps them develop thinking, focus on reading and writing, and develop creativity.
At Montessori’s learning method, boys and girls lead their knowledge journey because it recognizes that every child learns in his/her way. This method teaches children to write before reading and according to their interests.
THEME: MONTESSORI LITERACY – READING AND WRITING
HOW DO WE DO THIS ACTIVITY?
Age: 4-6 years old children
Goal: Kids will learn how to link beginning sound objects with letters
Difficulty level: Advanced. Children can do this thanksgiving Montessori literacy activity independently with adult surveillance.
- Link letter-object
- Accuracy in hand and fingers movements
- Following instructions
- Some cardboards
- A pencil
Use cardboard to draw a pumpkin pie at the topside. Write “Pumpkin Pie” below the drawing.
Draw some objects that begins with each letter of “PUMPKIN PIE” and cut them.
Place the object below each corresponding letter.
Montessori literacy activity. Beginning sounds objects link with the right letter.
HOW TO CARRY OUT THIS MONTESSORI LITERACY ACTIVITY WITH CHILDREN OF OTHER AGES?
CHANGES FOR CHILDREN UNDER 4 YEARS OLD
You can do this thanksgiving Montessori literacy activity with younger children. If they cannot relate objects with letters, you should lower the difficulty level. Children learn through their senses during this age, so they must do this activity with adult surveillance. This way, children will learn to create words with adults’ guidance. Children can use play dough to do the letters and stimulate the touch sense.
CHANGES FOR CHILDREN OLDER THAN 6
This Montessori literacy activity can also be done with older children and increase the difficulty level. For example, they can write the object’s name by linking syllables or use chips with letters to write words.
WATCH THE STEP-BY-STEP INSTRUCTIONS HERE
VIDEO DESCRIPTION – PUMPKIN PIE WITH LETTERS
This Montessori literacy activity video will see a step-by-step explanation of the “PUMPKIN PIE WITH LETTERS” activity. This thanksgiving activity was designed for 4-6 years old children. They have to link objects with letters or even with words to develop skills such as link objects-letters, accuracy in hand and finger movements, focus, and following instructions. They will use paints, scissors, and cardboard.
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