Letter Perfect: Helping Kids Learn to Write

Tricks to Help Kids Remember Letters

Fifty-two letter shapes are a lot for little heads to keep track of. Check out these clever clues for teaching tricky capital letters courtesy of Kara DeBonis, a preschool supervisor in Yardville, New Jersey.

The letter B is a line with a double bubble.

The letter D is a line with one big belly.

The letter E is for exercise -- two arms and a leg.

The letter I is a person with a hat and shoes.

The letter H is two roads with a bridge across.

The letter Q is a wheel with a kickstand.

The letter T is an "I" whose shoes fell off.

The letter Y is shaped just like a necktie.

Copyright © 2008. Used with permission from the May 2008 issue of Parents magazine.

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