I thought of a few more activities with magnetic letters. All kids love birthday parties, so why not celebrate the letters’ birthdays!
Happy Birthday Letters (Totally Reading CD)
Yo, A, (Hands like a rapper and dance to the beat.)
It’s your birthday.
Let’s all read
Like your birthday.
/a/ /a/ /a/ /a/ /a/ /a/ (Circle hands around as you make the sound.)
/a/ /a/ /a/ /a/ /a/ /a/
*Have children stand in a circle. When the letter that their name starts with comes up in the song they get in the middle of the circle and break dance.
*Make sign language letters as you sing.
*Cut out this birthday cake and add magnetic tape to the back. Place on a magnetic board and spread magnetic letters around the cake. Children take turns choosing a letter, putting it in the cake, and leading their friends in the song.
Who Let the Letters Out?
Put magnetic letters in a dog dish. Pull one letter out at a time and use it in this chant?
Who let the A out?
/a/ /a/ /a/ /a/
Who let the B out?
/b/ /b/ /b/ /b/....