Label Makers

Label Makers lesson plan

  • 1.

    Signs to show children pet names and where to store toys and personal items honor home languages and encourage literacy. Ask for assistance from a family member if you are unsure about a language.

  • 2.

    Use capital- and lower-case letters appropriately.

  • 3.

    As children use labeled items, occasionally point out the word(s) and ask them to read the label.

  • 4.

    Make labels with large, colorful index cards, or cut cards with Crayola® Scissors from recycled file folders or poster board.

  • 5.

    With Crayola® Washable Markers, write the names of items in your play area. Ask an adult to write a word for you to copy if you aren't sure. Make cards for things that interest you, such as your cubbies, art supply containers, shelves, and the names of p

  • 6.

    Decorate the cards with Crayola® Glitter Glue. Dry overnight.


  • Letters, Numbers & Words
  • Reading Pictures
  • Vocabulary
  • Physical: Eye - Hand Coordination
  • Physical: Small Muscles
  • Social & Emotional: Flexibility
  • Thinking: Observing