Letter Blend /sn/ Crafts and Activities

We've got a lot of fun letter blend ideas for the /sn/ blend! Try some of these crafts or activities to reinforce the /sn/ sound.

Sneaky Letter Blends

Alphabet pasta letters not only make great food, but they also make a great game! We call this “Sneaky Letter Blends” because those sneaky letters love to hide! Encourage your little ones to find different letter blends and say their sounds as they find them!  

ABC See, Hear, Do 2 Snail Craft

Make this fun snail craft, inspired by the ABC See, Hear, Do 2 book! Then share your amazing creations with us!  

Snake Beaded Craft

These snakes are so fun and easy to make! Show your little ones how to string beads on a pipe cleaner with a “head” on one side (which will also help keep the beads in place). Once the beading is completed, hot glue some eyes, add a pipe cleaner tongue, and bingo! A fun creature for practicing the /sn/ sound!  

Snail Snack

This yummy snail snack is a delicious treat!  All you need are cinnamon rolls, toothpicks, and marshmallows to make your own snails at home!  

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Letter Blend /sk/ Crafts and Activities

We've got a lot of fun letter blend ideas for the /sk/ blend! Try some of these crafts or activities to reinforce the /sk/ sound.

Felt Letter Board

Felt letter boards are great as home decor, but they also make for a perfect learning resource!  Let your little ones use the board to make letter blends. Don’t forget to encourage them to say the sound as they create the blend!

ABC See, Hear, Do 2 Skunk Craft

Make this adorable skunk craft, inspired by the ABC See, Hear, Do 2 book! Then share your amazing creations with us!  

Skittle Science Art

Instead of feeding your kids more sugar, use those leftover Halloween Skittles to make an awesome art/science project! With your child, place skittles in a circle on a plate. Then pour warm water over them. Watch as the colors magically melt into the water, creating fun and unique art!  

Skunk Snack

This yummy skunk snack starts off as a simple cupcake... until frosting, M&Ms, and chocolate chip ears make it into a skunky bit of deliciousness!  Mmmmmm!

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Letter Blend /sc/ Crafts and Activities

We've got a lot of fun letter blend ideas for the /sc/ blend! Try some of these crafts or activities to reinforce the /sc/ sound.

Magazine Scavenger Hunt

Got some old magazines or newspapers lying around? Try this easy /sc/ scavenger hunt! Give your child magazines and a pair of scissors, and let them find the letters s and c. Then they can glue their s’s and c’s together and practice the /sc/ blend!   

ABC See, Hear, Do 2 Scorpion Craft

Make this fun scorpion craft, inspired by the ABC See, Hear, Do 2 book! Then share your awesome creations with us!

Messy Canvas Art

This /sc/ messy canvas art is such a fun way to practice the /sc/ sound! Start by using tape to create the letters s and c on a canvas. Then give your child paint and encourage them to fill the entire canvas with color (remember, it’s ok to go over the tape!). Once the paint dries, peel off the tape to reveal your /sc/ blend!  

Scorpion Snack

Try this yummy scorpion snack! First, add jelly to bread or toast. Then use kitchen scissors to cut the bread/toast into a scorpion shape—give it a long tail, pinchers, and some legs.  Add candy eyeballs, and you’ve got yourself a great snack for your little one!

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Holiday Crafts and Activities

Need simple crafts and activities for the holidays? We’ve got you covered!

Alphabet Christmas Tree Clothespin Craft

These little alphabet Christmas trees are a cinch to put together! We cut triangles out of green cardstock, wrote a letter on each one, and let our little ones decorate the trees! We added a clothespin to help them stand tall. Now your little ones can create an alphabet forest, spell words, or anything else you or they can imagine!  

Candy Cane Snack

Bananas and strawberries make this candy cane snack a perfect healthy holiday treat!

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Red and Green Bowtie Alphabet Sensory Bins

Bowtie pasta makes for a wonderful holiday sensory bin! To make it extra special, add color! To do this, first pour ¼ cup rubbing alcohol into a Ziploc bag. Next, add 5-8 drops food coloring.  Then add 2 cups of uncooked pasta, seal the bag and mix until the pasta is evenly coated. Finally, dump the pasta onto a baking tray lined with a paper towel. Let dry several hours or overnight. Repeat this process for each color you want. Once dry, add to a bin with letters and let your little ones have fun exploring and learning!

Snowman Snack

Here’s another simple and yummy holiday treat! Give your child a few banana slices, pretzel sticks, and chocolate chips, and let them build their own snowman snacks!  

Holiday Alphabet Game

This holiday game can be customized to fit any shape or theme, making it one of our favorites. Start by drawing an outline of a shape, such as a dreidel, snowman, or tree. Add circular stickers around the outer-edge of the outline, with designated “start” and “end” spots. Then, grab a die, game markers for each player (we used gumdrops!), and flashcards. On each person’s turn, they can choose an ABC See, Hear, Do flashcard (or homemade letter cards), say the letter name, the letter sound, and a word that starts with that letter. If they get them right, they roll the die and move that number of spaces. The best part is that you can change the rules and content to fit your child’s specific needs!  Don’t forget to DM us your own versions!

We hope you enjoyed our holiday crafts and activities! For more great ideas, check out our Thanksgiving, Halloween, Easter, or Fourth of July crafts and activities!

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Letter Blend /pr/ Crafts and Activities

We've got a lot of fun letter blend ideas for the /pr/ blend! Try some of these crafts or activities to reinforce the /pr/ sound.

Roll a Letter Blend Game

This game is a snap to throw together and provides lots of fun and learning!  First, we added stickers with various letter blends to the sides of a cube. Then we drew  a record sheet, using the corresponding letter blends. Each time a player rolls a blend, they have to say the sound and then make a check on the chart! This is a fun game to play alone or with a partner!   

ABC See, Hear, Do 2 Praying Mantis Craft

Make this awesome praying mantis craft, inspired by the ABC See, Hear, Do 2 book!  And don’t forget to tag or DM us your adorable creations!

Pretty Flower Blends

These pretty flowers are a quick and easy craft to help reinforce the /pr/ sound.  All it takes is some cut-up paper, an outline of a blend or flower, and glue. Your little ones can fill the outline with lots of color and then enjoy their beautiful art!

Praying Mantis Snack

This praying mantis snack is a clever way to get your children to eat more veggies!  Using celery, peanut butter, and grape eyes, this snack requires some adult cutting and slicing, but will sure be enjoyed by your little ones!  

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Letter Blend /gr/ Crafts and Activities

We've got a lot of fun letter blend ideas for the /gr/ blend! Try some of these crafts or activities to reinforce the /gr/ sound.


Lite Brite Blends

Remember Lite Brites? Thankfully, these nostalgic toys are making their way back to the toy aisle!  In addition to all the fun shapes and scenes your kids can make, encourage your kiddos to make letter blends, like the letter blend /gr/! Then find a dark space and see your blend glow!

ABC See, Hear, Do 2 Grizzly Bear Craft

Make this adorable grizzly bear craft, inspired by the ABC See, Hear, Do 2 book! Then share your amazing creations with us!  

Green Collage

/Gr/ is for green! To make this nature-inspired green collage, take your child on a nature walk to find all things green! Once you’ve collected a good variety, let your child glue their findings to a piece of paper. We used green to keep with our green theme!  

Grizzly Bear Food Craft

Try this adorable grizzly bear as a snack for your little one!  Spread Nutella on a slice of bread or toast, add raisin eyes and banana ears, and your bear will be ready to eat!  

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Letter Blend /fr/ Crafts and Activities

We've got a lot of fun letter blend ideas for the /fr/ blend! Try some of these crafts or activities to reinforce the /fr/ sound.

Frog Jump Letter Blends

We found this fun frog letter jump game at the dollar store—it makes the perfect quick and engaging way to practice the /fr/ letter blend and review previously learned blends!  On each frog, we wrote a letter blend in permanent marker. As your child tries to jump each frog into the “pond,” encourage them to say the letter blend, too!  

ABC See, Hear, Do 2 Frog Craft

Make this awesome frog craft, inspired by the ABC See, Hear, Do 2 book!  And don’t forget to tag or DM us your adorable creations!


Fruit Painting Craft

Sure, fruit is delicious to eat, but it’s also really fun to paint with! It’s a crafty way to practice the /fr/ sound!  

Frog Snack

This frog craft is the perfect (mostly) healthy treat to get your little ones to eat healthy and practice the /fr/ sound!  

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Thanksgiving Crafts and Activities

Need simple crafts and activities for Thanksgiving? We’ve got you covered!

Leaf Stomp

Leaf Stomp is a fun indoor activity that encourages lots of moving and letter practice! To prepare, cut leaf shapes out of cardstock and add a targeted letter or letter blend on each. We suggest laminating them for extra durability. Then play lots of letter stomping games! You can call out different letters while your little ones stomp on them and say their sound. You can line the leaves up in a row and have your little ones hop from leaf to leaf saying the letter sounds. Or you’re welcome to come up with your own fun game—please let us know if you do!  

Turkey Handprint

This turkey handprint is the perfect Thanksgiving keepsake to make with your little one!  

Turkey Gratitude Craft

Thanksgiving is a classic time to reflect on what you are grateful for. Encourage your little one to think grateful thoughts with this adorable turkey gratitude craft!  

Turkey Food Craft

We love food crafts! This little turkey is made of a graham cracker, Nutella, candy corn, candy eyeballs, and writing frosting. It makes an easy but delicious treat!    

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Letter Blend /cr/ Crafts and Activities

We've got a lot of fun letter blend ideas for the /cr/ blend! Try some of these crafts or activities to reinforce the /cr/ sound.

Hungry Crocodile Game

Try this super easy crocodile game to practice letter blends like the /cr/ sound! Using an empty container (green pod dish detergent containers work especially well!), glue eyes and teeth onto the lid. Then cut out cardstock “fish,” and write a different letter blend on each one. Let your child feed this hungry crocodile the fish as you encourage them to say each letter blend sound!  

ABC See, Hear, Do 2 Crab Craft

Make this adorable crab craft, inspired by the ABC See, Hear, Do 2 book! Then share your amazing creations with us!

Crayon Rubbings

These crayon rubbings are another great way to incorporate art into letter blend practice. Start by prepping the letter blend rubbings in advance—use a glue gun to write each letter blend on the back of a piece of cardstock. Once the glue dries, give your child a crayon and a piece of paper. Set the letter blend underneath the paper, and have your child “rub” the paper with the crayon.  Watch their amazement as the letter blend starts to “appear!” This is a great way to practice the /cr/ sound!

Crab Food Craft

Watermelon and chocolate chips are all it takes to make this adorable crab snack! Cut eyes, claws, legs, and a body out of watermelon, and you’ve got a tasty snack for your little one!  

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Letter Blend /br/ Crafts and Activities

We've got a lot of fun letter blend ideas for the /br/ blend! Try some of these crafts or activities to reinforce the /br/ sound.


Brown Bag Scavenger Hunt

Who can resist a scavenger hunt? Give your child a brown paper bag and head off together on a /br/ scavenger hunt around the house or outside. On our hunt, we found bread, a brush, a bracelet, a bridge, broccoli, the color brown, and some /br/ letters!  Tag us if you do this activity so we can see all the /br/ things you and your little ones find!

ABC See, Hear, Do 2 Brachiosaurus Craft

Make this fun brachiosaurus craft, inspired by the ABC See, Hear, Do 2 book! Then share your amazing creations with us!  

Brown Bear Fork Painting

This adorable brown bear fork painting is so easy to make! Give your child a fork to dip in brown paint. He can use the fork to make a bear head and ears. Add cut paper to complete the ears, some crazy eyes, and a mouth, and you’ve got your very own brown bear, perfect for the /br/ letter blend!  

Brachiosaurus Snack

Make a brachiosaurus snack for your little ones to enjoy! We used lots of fruit—watermelon, bananas, grapes, and some cantaloupe. We added a chocolate chip for the eye, and YUM!  

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Halloween Crafts and Activities

Need simple crafts and activities for Halloween? We’ve got you covered!

Pumpkin Alphabet Match-up

This is a perfect pre-carving pumpkin activity! Write a few letters on your pumpkins. Then write matching letters on small stickers. Encourage your child to match the stickers to the letters on the pumpkin. They can also practice saying each letter name and sound as they find them!

Spider Web Watercolor Art

This spider web art activity is super cool. Adults can easily prep by drawing a spider web with a white crayon on a white piece of paper. Then let your little ones paint the paper with watercolors. As they paint, a spider web will magically appear!  

Spider and Eyeballs Sensory Bin

Halloween is filled with all sorts of creepy things, so why not make a sensory bin filled with googly eyes and spider rings? Throw in some alphabet letters, and you’ve got an easy and fun activity to engage your little ones! Don’t forget to encourage them to say the letter names and sounds as they find them!   

Eyeball Alphabet Trace

This fun alphabet tracing activity uses googly eyes—we couldn’t resist! They’re perfect for Halloween!

Candy Corn Fruit Parfait

This delicious and fun parfait is a scrumptious and (mostly) healthy Halloween snack! Even better, you can put it together in a snap!  

We hope you enjoyed our Halloween crafts and activities!

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Letter Blend /sl/ Crafts and Activities

We've got a lot of fun letter blend ideas for the /sl/ blend! Try some of these crafts or activities to reinforce the /sl/ sound.

Slap the Blends Game

This is a low-prep but highly engaging game! Start by cutting multiple handprints out of cardstock—trace your little one’s hands for added engagement. Then add your targeted letter blends. We focused on bl, cl, and sl. After sticking the letter blend hands to a wall or laying them flat on a table, let your child “slap” the letters! As they slap each hand, encourage them to say the letter blend they hit. Or call out a letter blend and see if they can find and “slap” the corresponding hand!

ABC See, Hear, Do 2 Sloth Craft

Make this adorable sloth craft, inspired by the ABC See, Hear, Do 2 book!  And don’t forget to tag or DM us your amazing creations!

Slime Craft

Kids love slime—probably more than their parents! But for the /sl/ blend, slime makes the perfect craft! There are tons of ways to make slime (just ask Google). We opted for the easiest recipe of all—a slime kit! But no matter what you choose, slime is sure to be a fun way to practice the /sl/ blend!  

Sloth Snack

Ever tried making a sloth snack? We sure hadn’t, and we quickly realized it wasn’t as easy as we’d hoped! Feel free to use what we finally came up with, or figure out your own sloth snack! We’d love to see your creations! For ours, we spread Nutella on a little more than half a cut bagel, and we spread cream cheese on the rest. Then we sprinkled chocolate sprinkles on the Nutella. We added little smudges of peanut butter where the eyes would go, and lastly, we added chocolate chips for the eyes, nose, and smile! Voila!  

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Letter Blend /cl/ Crafts and Activities

We've got a lot of fun letter blend ideas for the /cl/ blend! Try some of these crafts or activities to reinforce the /cl/ sound.

Clothespin Bottle Drop

This clothespin bottle drop game couldn’t be easier to put together! Start by saving an old bottle (we used a plastic orange juice container) and cleaning it out. Then grab a bunch of clothespins and write a targeted letter blend on each - we chose /cl/ and /bl/ to start. Finally, let your child drop each clothespin into the bottle, but not before saying the sound of the letter blend on the pin! You can also make it an interactive game by taking turns with your child as you each pick clothespins and see how many you can get correct!  

ABC See, Hear, Do 2 Clam Craft

Make this cool clam craft, inspired by the ABC See, Hear, Do 2 book! And don’t forget to tag or DM us your adorable creations!

Perler Bead Blends

If you haven’t tried perler beads, you’re missing out! They’re perfect for practicing the /cl/ sound!  Start by creating a C and an L with the same color on the peg board (we helped our little ones with this part). Then let your child fill in the rest of the peg board with a variety of perler beads!  Once their creation is complete, adults can lay a piece of wax paper over the completed pegboard and iron the beads so they fuse together! Once melted, fused, and cooled, let your little ones enjoy their new creation as they practice the /cl/ blend!  

Clam Snack

This yummy treat is cute and fun, and it goes perfectly with the clam from our ABC See, Hear, Do 2 book! Frosting, vanilla wafers, and candy eyes are the only ingredients you need to make this super simple and delicious snack!

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