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Easy Alphabet Shaving Cream Letters Kids Activity
We really enjoy easy activities that involve sensory play.
This particular one involved a bit of shaving cream!
Shaving cream is a wonderful tool kids can have fun learning with.
Related: Check out this shaving cream art we made a few weeks back that was super epic!
This time around I wanted to include it in our activity, so that my LO not only has fun playing with it but learning her ABC’s with it also.
So, I put together our foam letters and sprayed a layer of shaving cream onto a bin and this set up came to life!
I’ll be sharing below how I put this simple idea together and how my LO’s enjoyed the sensorial play (and the benefits) while learning through play.
Related: Looking for more alphabet activities? Here are over 70 alphabet activities that are fun and easy!
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The Colorful trays we used are not necessary but if you are interested in them, find them here.
How to teach kids letters
This easy activity involved a bit of learning through play.
Here is how I put this simple kids shaving cream activity together:
Add foam letters into a bin.
Then, spray a bit of shaving cream on the opposite side of where you placed the foam letters.
Sandwich the foam letters together with shaving cream in between to create cream letters.
As you add each letter, call out their letter sound.
Easy and fun, right?
Best way to teach ABC
What is the best way to teach the alphabet?
Truth is, there isn’t just one best way.
There are many different avenues you can take to teach and this is just one way you can have fun with a shaving cream kids activity!
Related: For more fun and easy Alphabet activities, go here!
How to teach writing alphabets in Preschool
Alphabet letter practice can be fun with a bit of shaving cream added into the mix.
Some fun games with shaving cream would be to just simple spray a bit of shaving cream into a tray and create letters with your finger.
Making learning fun is one of the goals we strive for in our home and this is just another fun way to get in those preschool writing exercises in the mix to create shaving cream letters!
What other fun preschool writing ideas can you think of that are easy and fun?
Shaving cream Letter Activities
Here are more ideas on easy and fun shaving cream ideas you can try with your LO for a fun play to learn set of activities:
Fine motor activities with shaving cream
Shaving cream activities for Kindergarten
Shaving cream activities for Preschool
Making snow with shaving cream
And, there you have it! I hope that you enjoyed this fun and simple kids activity.
If you have any other fun ideas for play to learn activities (numbers, shapes, pattern matching..) using shaving cream, leave me a comment below!