Yarn Lacing Matching Letters & Words

Make these low prep, frugal and fun yarn lacing cards for matching letters and words!
Yarn Lacing
You will need:
Materials needed

  • A cardboard
  • yarn
  • straw
  • marker
  • Hole punch

Decide on the words and the letters you want to use. We used CVC words with vowels for vowel recognition. Punch the corresponding number of holes at the two edges of the cardboard. Write the letters and words near the holes.
Prepping
You can use a plastic needle, or, you can use a straw as a needle by lacing it through and tying it. Use a yarn string long enough to connect all the words to its vowels.
Straw needle

Let your child start at the top left corner(like we write) and lace to the correct word on the right. Then go back to the left and Matching to the word on the right, and so on.
Lacing
This yarn lacing activity works on letter recognition, phoneme segmentation(to hear which vowel is in the word) and fine motor skills too.
Matching words & letters
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31 Days of ABC

Teaching the ABCs – October 1

All Done Monkey: Getting Started with Teaching the Alphabet

A – October 2

Creative World of Varya: A Is for Aromatherapy Recipes for Kids

B – October 3

Hispanic Mama: B Is For Bilingual

C – October 4

Witty Hoots: C Is for Castles

D – October 5

Teach Me Mommy: D Is for Dinosaur

E – October 6

E Is for Egg Carton Word Building

F – October 7

Look! We’re Learning! F Is for Farm

G – October 8

H – October 9

All Done Monkey: H Is for Hello/Hola

I – October 10

Jeddah Mom: I Is for Ice Cream

J – October 11

K – October 12

Pennies of Time: K Is for Kindness

L – October 13

Schooling Active Monkeys: L Is for Lion

M – October 14

Sugar, Spice & Glitter

N – October 15

O – October 16

Kitchen Counter Chronicles: O Is for Owls

P – October 17

Creative World of Varya

Q – October 18

R – October 19

JDaniel4’sMom: R Is for Robot

S – October 20

Discovering the World Through My Son’s Eyes: S Is for Spanish

T – October 21

Sand In My Toes: T Is for Truck

U – October 22

The Educators’ Spin On it: U Is for Unicorn

V – October 23

W – October 24

X – October 25

Y – October 26

Z – October 27

Bambini Travel: Z Is for Zoo Animals

123’s – October 28

Prewriting – October 29

Books, Songs, & Apps – October 30

Alphabet Clip Cards – October 31

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