Alphabet Pegs Busy Bag

As you may have guessed right now the monsters are mad about letters, be that spotting letters from their name in shops, on signs, on anything to singing the phonics songs (serious if I hear ants on my arm once more my head may explode!) I want to further their exploration and encourage learning so I have made this super easy and cheap to make Alphabet Pegs Busy Bag.


What you need:
wooden pegs
marker pen
my first words board book

I made these simply by using a pack of wooden pegs from Poundland and a marker pen, I wrote a (lower-case) letter of the alphabet on each side of the peg, making sure that I made a few extra vowels and some recognisable upper case letters too, so that they could attempt their names and other familiar names like Mummy, Daddy etc.


I also popped a my first words board book in the box so that they can have a go at matching letters to familiar words...



Jenson has since added his name card from preschool, which was a great idea of his! I think I am going to make some more up with familiar names on!


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12 comments:

  1. Ahh I love this idea, I might have to do this with my little boy!

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  2. What a great idea Becky! So simple but great learning opportunity. I can see that children would have lots of fun using the pegs. It would help their fine motor control too. :) Thanks for sharing and hosting #ToddlerApprovedTuesday

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  3. What a clever idea! Will pin this for when Emma is a bit older x #ToddlerApprovedTuesday

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  4. Great idea! I love that you put the pegs in with a word book, I will have to use this idea somehow with O. He loves letters too, his favourite of course being O! :) x

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  5. We love doing this... all of mine had learnt to read/spell this way, its great fun and such a useful tool! Thankyou so much for hosting #toddlerapprovedtuesday x

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  6. Such a clever idea, I never would've thought of putting letters on pegs for easy letter-matching! Genius! #ToddlerApprovedTuesday

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  7. This is a very clever idea! FMS and letter learning - killing two birds with one stone! :) xx

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  8. Wow what a fantastic idea!! I have never seen anything like this before and this will defo help with spelling and word assocation! Such a lovely read! Thanks for sharing! Suz x Beauisblue.com

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  9. I love this idea so much and will definitely be making some letter pegs. Such a fun way to learn.

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  10. This is absolutely brilliant!! My girls would love this idea, and I happen to have a load of wooden pegs. Also a great way to use a book that's kind of outgrown too. I have lots that I can't bear to part with. Becky x #ToddlerApprovedTuesday

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  11. What an interesting idea. My boy loves reading letters too, wherever we go! This is a great idea, as you can clip on to the book. Clever! Sabrina xx #toddlerapprovedtuesday

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  12. What a fab idea! Will do this for sure as I know T would love it and it would keep him occupied when we're out and about! Xx #toddlerapprovedtuesday

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