- Listen to the Alphabet Song.
- Learn about the letter A. (This game requires flash player. Check the troubleshooting guide if you are having trouble. On a mobile device, you will need a flash-enabled browser set to “desktop mode” in order to avoid the paid app for this site.)
- Look at the letter A. (I use a lot of google searches to show them things. I have tried to use safe search to do that, but just in case, I suggest turning on Google safe search on your computer as well.)
- *Print out the printables workbook (111 pages) or buy as a workbook.
- Use page 3 of your workbook and color in thealligator. Talk about how she says “Aaaaa!” all the time because she’s scared of everything. (A as in cat)
- Listen to a story about April the Alligator. These will work on mobile devices. You click on the screen to turn the page on the computer and swipe to turn the page on a cell phone or tablet. Click on the speaker image to listen to the letters and stories. (We previously had these on videos with boy and girl versions of the stories. These are still available on our youtube page as a playlist. Abraham the Alligator / April the Alligator)
- Listen to the Alphabet Song. Sing along if you can! And learn about the letter A.
- Look at the letter A.
- Use page 4 of your workbook. Have your child trace the letters with a finger. Afterwards just have them color in the bubble letters. If your child is advanced in small motor skills, you can have them trace, but as far as my houseful of boys is concerned, it’s too early at this point.
- Don’t forget to talk about April the Alligator that says “Aaaaa!” Point out that her name starts with A.
- Listen to the Alphabet Song Sing along!
- Learn about the letter A.
- Listen to a story about April the Alligator. (videos Abraham the Alligator / April the Alligator)
- *Print out this alligator page. Have your child cut and glue and color the page. Show your child how to hide behind the paper and talk like he is the alligator. Say, “Hi, I’m Abe the Alligator. I like to say, “Aaaaa!” Demonstrate and then have your child do it.
- Don’t expect perfection! They don’t have to cut on the lines or get everything on right. Here’s my 4-yr-old’s version of this. I told him to cut it in chunks. I shaved off a little bit more, but even I didn’t worry about cutting on the lines. Crafts are for fun so let them be fun!
- Listen to the Alphabet Song. Sing along! And Look at the letter A.
- *Print out this apple and cut and paste.