This spring-themed Tulip Letter Match game is a fun way to help kids learn their uppercase and lowercase letters. I’m all about keeping learning fun at home and turning something into a game is the easiest way to add that element of fun. All it takes is a few supplies and a little bit of time to create this simple game.
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Two colors of construction paper
Thin cardboard (recycled cereal box) for template
The game is very simple to make. I started out by making a quick template of a tulip with some cardboard I found in my recycling bin. I wanted all of my flowers to be the same size and tracing a template was the easiest way to achieve this. I traced 26 tulips on each color of construction paper and cut them all out. (The cutting took the most time out of the whole process.)
Next, using my marker, I wrote the lowercase letters on one color of tulip and the uppercase letter on the other color. Once you’re finished it’s time to play!
Ways to Play:<
Place them all face-up on the table. Encourage your child to match each set of letters.
Make it a little more difficult by only laying out one set of letters. Leave the other set in a pile and have your child pick up one letter at a time from the pile. They need to match that letter before moving on to the next one.
Place all the letters face-down on the table. Flip over two tulips at a time, one of each color. Play like you would a standard memory game and try to find matches. This is a perfect way to play if you’re looking for a little one-on-one time with your preschooler.
This game was so easy to make and cost me nothing. Not bad for some fun ABC time!