Make giant-size letters for the classroom. With children, arrange children's bodies to form letter shapes. Some letters may need only one child, other letters will demand more. Trace around the bodies onto large sheets of craft paper, let children paint the letter shapes. Cut out the letters and display them in the classroom or around the school. This could also be a fun home activity. Parents and children can work together to make initials for each family member.
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