Things you will need:

A cardboard box


  • Card

  • Cereal box

  • Wipeable surface

Toy cars


  • Trains

  • Miniature people

Sticky Labels


  • Paper

  • Letter magnets

Pen, Scissors, Ruler

Will also need tape if using alternatives

Cut out the front panel of the cardboard box. 


Draw the same number of parking spaces as there are letters in your child's name.


Write the letters in the parking spaces.


Write the letters on sticky labels and stick them to the tops of the cars.


Ask your child to drive the cars to the correct spaces, by matching the letters.

Ways to extend:

  • Ask them to make the letter sounds as they park the car.

  • Ask them to name the letters they see.

  • Change to a 'word of the week'.

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