Letter recognition J is for Jelly Fish

phonic crafts letter j

J is very interested in letters again and has decided he wants to start doing some of his letter book crafts and this week he asked to do J. I thought he was going to ask to do something about his name but it was J is for Jellyfish – so that’s what we did. Working on letter recognition with phonics (or letters sounds) is one of the first steps to reading and making connections between the letter and the sound at the beginning of the word is one of the steps in that process.

What you need to make our J is for Jelly Fish

Card stock
Wool
Glue
Sticky Tape

How you make J is for Jelly Fish

Letter J phonics craft

I quickly cut out a letter j form some paper and drew around it on our letter book – I do this to give J an idea of the way letter looks and a template to glue his letter on. Giving him the parts of the letter he glued them into place.

letters soundsI cut out some semi-circle shapes very roughly and some wool. J then used sticky tape to stick the wool to the jelly fish bodies to make tentacles. We are in the middle of a Mummy do it phase and so I was told to draw eyes on the jelly fish. He then stuck them to the letter j he had glued down.

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Cerys is the founder of Rainy Day Mum, a former Marine Biologist and Teacher she is now a stay at home mum to J and T. She can be found elbows deep in paint, glue, mud and sand at various times of the year and also behind the screen working on Rainy Day Mum and editing post for The Playroom on BonBon Break.
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  1. says

    Letter J. Has to be one of my favorite! Thanks for the post.
    Come visit me at toddlersthroughpreschool anytime and leave some feedback!
    Cathie J