This Mom Created a Travel Learning Set That’s Educational, Fun & Inexpensive
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This mom found a way to get her 4-year old excited about reading!
Finding new activities for kids to learn & stay busy from home can be tough, and gathering supplies can get costly! Hip2Save reader, Kay, accomplished both of those goals when she repurposed her miniature collection into an adorable Micro Miniature ABC Learning Set!
Kay has collected cute miniatures for years. Her three small kids have come to share her enthusiasm, so she took advantage of that excitement to make this adorable alphabet kit!
“I found the perfect storage container on Amazon. Then, I got miniature alphabet stickers at Dollar Tree, and I gathered cute miniature objects from a collection I’ve been growing for years. I find the cutest miniature objects at retail stores, craft stores, dollar stores, online, yard sales, my kids’ toys, etc.
The set is so small, it fits perfectly inside my purse or backpack. I travel with it because my 4-year-old loves this activity. We used it almost every day during vacation last week. I ask her which letter it is, if it’s a vowel or a consonant, which sound(s) it makes, to trace the letter, then to label and pronounce the objects inside the letter box.
My 4-year-old is way beyond the stage of putting things in her mouth. She’s also old enough to appreciate the miniatures and to be careful with them; so no pieces go missing. Most importantly, this set gets her super excited to learn the alphabet, build vocabulary, and work on sensory skills. Plus, it gives us an opportunity to spend time together.”
Thank you, Kay, for sharing this idea with us! What an awesome way to spend quality time with your child while having fun with learning!
If you’re feeling inspired to find more activities for your kids, we have a list of kids craft ideas we think you’ll love!
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