Our Letter Sticks are Contagious

Apr 10, 2013 by

Our Letter Sticks are Contagious

By Shara Lawrence-Weiss

My kids and I have been collecting letter sticks for weeks now. You can view the previous posts here:

Fire Drill Letter Sticks

Fun with Letter Y

Nature Letters

During recess today, at school, I sat on the sidelines watching the kids play. I glanced down at the ground and found a beautiful large stick in the shape of a J. I showed it to one child and then two more children ran over to ask about it. Later in the day we took a second recess and one kiddo sat on the sidelines with me. I said, “Honey – you can go play!” He replied, “No. I want to look for letter sticks again.”

Here’s what we found today! Y, F, Y, L, U, t, l, Y and L. I taped the letters onto paper so we can hang this in the classroom. I also wanted to show my own kids that our game has caught on!

Playground letters

About the Author

Shara has a background in early childhood, education, freelance, small business ownership and nanny work. She recently accepted a Special Education Para position and will be returning to work in a school environment. Shara is especially interested in social emotional development, literacy, play, nature, fostering community and cultivating creativity. Shara currently writes for her own sites as well as for sites like Wikki Stix, Games for Educators and Southern Sitters & Nannies.

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