Letterella

Identify the letters of the alphabet and the sounds they make with Letterella. Also see what words start with the letter sung by Letterella. The activity also challenges children to segment words by taking them apart sound by sound.

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While Playing: 
  • Take turns with your child pressing different letter keys, or pressing the letters that Letterella has asked you to press.
  • Test each other to think of other words that start with the same letter once Letterella has said and sounded out the word. Once you have thought of as many words as possible, continue the game by pressing a new letter on the keyboard.
  • Challenge your child to think of other words that rhyme with the one on the screen.
Ontario Curriculum Connections: 

Playing Letterella helps your early learner meet specific expectations of the Ontario Kindergarten Program:

Language:

Use reading strategies that are appropriate for beginning readers in order to make sense of a variety of written materials

At-Home Activities: 
  • On your next trip around the neighbourhood, play alphabet "I Spy" with your child. See if your child can spot the stop sign on your next trip after you say, "I spy with  my little eye a sign that starts with the letter "s".
  • Visit your local library with your child and find alphabet books. These books will expand on your child's ability to identify more objects that have a common starting letter or sound.