Today we are sharing a super quick Apple Tree Lid Matching Alphabet Game that we put together. We just used a bunch of yellow, green, and red play-doh lids we had lying around.
This activity helps kids match alphabet letters. It is a simple visual discrimination activity and helps kids start to notice differences between the different alphabet letters. While we play we talk about the alphabet letter names and sounds. With older kids we'll talk about words that start with the alphabet sounds.
To make the apple tree matching game you just need a few materials...
- colorful lids (or just use circles of paper)
- white, green, and brown cardstock
- flat box (with flaps cut off)
- double sided tape
After that add some paper leaves to your apple lids using tape and write the alphabet letters on them using a sharpie. Make sure you have one lid to match each of the alphabet letters on the apple tree.
Just have your child pick up one apple lid at a time and search for the matching letter on the apple tree and cover it with the lid apple.
Once all of the apples are matched you can pick up the box and shake it so that all the apples fall down! Then just play again. Easy peasy!