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Thursday, October 13, 2016

Letter learning activity with a multilingual twist. FREE Printable Russian & English Alphabet Letters.

This post is a part of the ABC’s series. Today's letter is "L" and !"L" is for "Letters"! Since I raise trilingual children that speak Italian, Russian and English, I thought of offering you some letter learning activity with a multilingual twist.


Just think Russian language also has a sound “L”, but the letter is written differently - ”Л”.  Or Russian "B" corresponds to an English sound "V". My Russian-Italian-English trilingual kids , who I taught the letter sounds early, are doing pretty well in distinguishing the letters from different alphabets. They read in Russian and Italian  and successfully experimenting with English. (I write "experimenting" because I do not really teach them, they just try to read English words to me and I correct them and explain some rules).

If you are raising bilingual/trilingual kids it is always a good idea to point out to them that the same letter can have a different sound in another language they are learning.

If you are raising a little global citizen, who speaks one language only,  it is never too early  to  talk about the differences this world offers, including different alphabets: Cyrillic , Latin  , Greek , Arabic ….


1. Pick some letters from different alphabets. Write them on a piece of paper or use printables I created for you.
Below you can find a worksheet with a letter "L" from Latin alphabet and a worksheet with a letter "Л" from Russian.
Use free printables downloads of Russian and Latin alphabet following the links below:
Free printable alphabet letters for preschoolers. ALL letters of ABC alphabet / Рабочие листы для бесплатного скачивания и печати с буквами английского алфавита

Free printable Russian alphabet letters for preschoolers. ALL letters of Russian АБВ alphabet / Рабочие листы для бесплатного скачивания и печати с буквами русского алфавита.




2. Take an old magazine or a newspaper with colorful pictures.


3. Ask your child to cut pictures out (small kids can easily do without scissors by just ripping pieces off from the magazine with their hands) and


4. Glue them with a stick glue to the paper following the letter shape.


Talk to your child about existence of different languages and alphabets and write down words that start with the letter of your choice in your language.




31 Days of ABC

Amazing bloggers will be sharing their ideas, activities, crafts, books, apps ... all dedicated to teaching young children the alphabet.  
Also you can enter a giveaway that is run by "All Done Monkey", scroll to the end and enter for a chance to win!

Teaching the ABCs - October 1

All Done Monkey: Creating a Preschool Letter of the Week Curriculum

A - October 2

Frogs and Snails and Puppy Dog Tails: Apple Scented Glitter Glue and Apple Craft

B - October 3

Witty Hoots: How to Make Fabulous Button Bookmarks

C - October 4

Preschool Powol Packets: Construction Truck Preschool Action Rhyme

D - October 5

ArtsyCraftsyMom: Printable Dinosaur Alphabet Sequencing Puzzle

E - October 6

Preschool Powol Packets: Elephant Art Project and Thailand Lesson

F - October 7

Spanglish Monkey: Spanish-English ABC Flashcards

G - October 8

Royal Baloo: Simple Ghost Painting Project

H - October 9

Peakle Pie

I - October 10

Look! We're Learning!

J - October 11

All Done Monkey

K - October 12

Preschool Powol Packets

L - October 13

Raising a Trilingual Child

M - October 14

Creative World of Varya

N - October 15

Peakle Pie

O - October 16

For the Love of Spanish

P - October 17

Little Hiccups

Q - October 18

All Done Monkey

R - October 19

Sugar, Spice & Glitter

S - October 20

Crafty Mama in ME

T - October 21

Discovering the World Through My Son's Eyes

U - October 22

Witty Hoots

V - October 23

Creative World of Varya

W - October 24

X - October 25

All Done Monkey

Y - October 26

Our Daily Craft

Z - October 27

123's - October 28

Hispanic Mama

Prewriting - October 29

Sugar Aunts

Books, Songs, & Apps - October 30

The Jenny Evolution

Alphabet Clip Cards - October 31

The Kindergarten Connection
Find more great resources in 31 Days of ABCs 2013 and 2014!

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