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Spelling Card Game :  Butterfly Slap

How to help kids to love spelling words?
To separate a word according to the syllables strengthens memorizing the word.

today

to day

 

 

butterfly

but ter fly

To separate a word according to the syllables is like eating a steak with a fork and a knife. Cutting the steak into pieces is the preparation for chewing and digestion. Playing Butterfly Slap is the preparation for absorbing knowledge. When players want to slap on the right alphabet cards, they pay more than the usual attention. Concentrating on the game leads them to the state of learning. Watching and slapping starts the storage system of the brain. Finally, the word is imprinted on the memory. Playing alphabet cards is a bridge between the syllables of the word and its spelling. It strengthens memory and make players love spelling words.

 

Butterfly Slap can be a wonderful tool of Parent-Child Activities
More games call be developed with 140 alphabet cards to bring happiness and stimulate creativity.

Sample 1 :

Finding Cards Game
1. Decide a spelling word and get the alphabet cards of that word.
2. Add other alphabet cards.
3. Turn over the alphabet cards and place them in a square.
4. Each player turn over an alphabet card by turns.
5. If the alphabet card is the first letter of the word, leave it facing up.
6. If the alphabet card isn't the first letter of the word, turn it facing down.
7. If the first alphabet card is found, seek the second letter in the same way.
8. Find all the alphabet cards by repeating the previous steps.
9. The player turns over the last alphabet card wins.

 

Sample 2 :

Match Up Game
1. Decide a spelling word and get two sets of the alphabet cards of that word.
2. Place one set in order in the first line and the other set not in order in the second line.
3. Turn over the alphabe cards in the second line.
4. Each player turns over an alphabet card by turns.
5. If the alphabet card is the first letter of the word, put it below the first alphabet card in the first line.
    If the alphabet card isn't the first letter of the word, turn it facing down.
6. Seek the second letter in the same way.
7. Find all the alphabet cards by repeating the previous steps.
8. The player turns over the last alphabet card wins.

 

 

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