Play with Pink and Purple Play Dough

Objective

Recognize and produce the /p/ sound in a series of words that all begin with /p/.

Lesson Plan

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Target Words:

  • pink
  • purple
  • play
  • press
  • pound
  • pull

Materials:

  • Pink and purple play dough 

Overview
The children will play with pink or purple play dough while they listen for words that start with the /p/ sound, such as pat, pound, pull, play, and press

Literacy Activities
Press, pound, and pull purple play dough

  • Give the children some pink or purple play dough. 
  • Let the children play with their pink or purple play dough. 
  • Encourage the children to play with their playdough in ways that begin with /p/, such as pinch, push, pull, press, punch, poke, and pound.

More Practice
Identify words that start with the target letter

  • Ask the children to find objects around the room that start with the /p/ sound, supporting as needed.
  • Have the children mold their playdough into two or three of the objects they found as they repeat the sound and the /p/ word as in, “/p/, /p/, /p/ pizza!”
  • Invite a child to come up and present their /p/ word playdough creation as they lead the children in saying what it is (e.g., /p/ /p/ /p/ pizza).

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Objective
Recognize and produce the /p/ sound in a series of words that all begin with /p/.

Materials

  • Play dough 

Activity: Pink and Purple Play Dough

  • Have fun with your child as you play together with pink or purple play dough.
  • Invite him or her to pinch, push, pull, press, pinch, punch, poke, and pound the play dough, pointing out that all those words begin with the /p/ sound.
  • Do the actions again and emphasize the /p/ sound as you say the action words together (/p/ /p/ /p/ pinch)
  • Make different objects that begin with the /p/ sound (e.g., pig, pizza, pencil) then guess what each other's play dough models are.

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