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Featured in The Possibilities of Play: Imaginative Learning Centers for Children Ages 3-6, by Dr. Jean Feldman and Carolyn Kisloski, this learning center activity is a perfect opportunity to develop technology skills like keyboarding and visual matching.


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Sand bucket
Index cards
Permanent marker

What to Do

Write letters on the index cards and place them in the sand bucket. Ask a child to choose a letter and then type it on the computer. You can also repeat this activity with numerals. For a greater challenge, write children’s names on the index cards and ask them to type their names on the computer.

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