Four Ways Wood Blocks Improve Spelling


Alphabet blocks have stood the test of time! Perhaps you had some as a child too.

But, don’t let the word “toy” fool you. These tried-and-true toys aren’t just for fun, they also help develop motor skills and teach children spelling.

Here are four of the spelling skills that children can develop with letter blocks:

  1. Letter Recognition
  2. Letter Sounds
  3. Word Formation
  4. A sight-reading vocabulary

Parenting Science suggests they can also help with:

  • Motor skills
  • Hand-eye coordination
  • Spatial skills
  • Creative thinking
  • Social skills

Alphabet blocks give children a way to interact with the alphabet through hands-on play and have proven to help development in the long run. Don’t forget to pick up your own set of travel friendly wooden blocks!

    – That’s Bot on!