If a sand table or box is not available, make one by lining a box with a trash bag, or use a plastic tub. Put another trash bag underneath. Fill with clean, fine sand.
On 52 large index cards, write large upper- and lower-case letters as samples.
Talk with children to assure they learn the names of the letters and hear their sounds.
Choose a letter on a card. Trace its shape with your finger.
Draw the same letter in sand.
Write the letter on an index card with a Crayola® Washable Marker.
Cover the letter with Crayola® School Glue.
Put the card in the sand box and sprinkle sand on the glue. Dry overnight.
Our crayons have been rolling off the assembly line since 1903, and you can see how it’s done.