Little ones love pretend play. Couple that play with a little alphabet play and you’ve got Feed the Baby Alphabet Activity. Let’s get playing.
Feed the Baby ABC Activity
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Materials Needed: empty and clean gallon milk jug, scissors, baby printable (see below), tape or glue, small bowl, teaspoon, and small alphabet letters (make sure the sized letters you use are safe for the children you are working with)
Skills Covered: letter recognition, letter-soound correspondence, fine motor strenthening
- Print the baby printable and cut around the shape.
- Tape or glue baby printable to the side of the milk jug.
- Cut a whole for the baby’s mouth. It should be large enough to get a spoon through.
- Fill a small bowl with alohabet letters and add a spoon.
How to Play: Time to play! Scoop up a letter and carry it to baby’s mouth as you chant the sound associated with the letter. Drop in baby’s mouth and repeat until baby is full. Empty baby and play again and again. Check out the video below to see it in action.
Printable Alphabet Activity
Grab the printable baby and get started. Just click the purple printer button below.
ABC Books to Share With Your Baby
Of course, you need to read some ABC books to your baby. Give these a try.
Chicka Chicka Boom Boomby Bill Martin Jr. is an all-time classic favorite. Full of rhythm and rhyme and you can sing along.
A B See by Elizabeth Doyle is full of letter fun with lots of alliteration and pretty letters to admire.
Keep up with the peas inL M N O Peas by Keith Baker.
Have fun reading and feeding the baby.