I made these cards a couple of years ago for my Year 1s to practice putting things into alphabetical order. My preps were really eager to have a try so I added some pictures as prompts and then they had a go. There are a number of different themed sets - each has only one of each letter.
A couple of weeks after I had this activity out, one of my preppies came to me during writing time asking for the cards - not knowing what his motivation was, I decided to give them to him and see what he was up to. He searched through the cards until he came across the ice cream card. He took it back to his place and continued writing. He had been wanting to spell the word ice cream and had remembered that he had seen it in the cards!
I have another set which is a bit harder which I will eventually upload as well.
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