With just a few materials and a bit of imagination, these alphabet blocks are easy to make and great fun to play with.

What you need

Small cardboard boxes

Magazines

Paper

Crayons

Glue

Safety Scissors

Benefits

Learning words and sounds

Develops memory

Learning to listen

Develops coordination

How long will it take?

1 hr

What to do

  1. Choose a letter of the alphabet, for example 'd'.


    what you need for alphabet blocks
  2. Cut a letter 'd' out of a magazine or write it on one side of your box.
  3. With your little helper, find five pictures in a magazine that start with your chosen letter, cut them out and stick them on the blank sides of your box.

    alphabet blocks