Writing in Shaving Cream

If you're looking for a fun, hands-on way to teach letters... try shaving cream.

I love to do with with my students because it brings excitement and learning together in a great way. Most students learn quicker and easier when using their hands as a tool.

When preparing for this activity, I gather my small cookie sheets for writing on. This way the students have a boundry and it makes for super easy clean-up.

Each student gets a small dollop on their tray. They use 1 or 2 fingers to create the letters. I have found this turns out better and is easier to read then using the whole hand.

Other ideas are to write sight words, numbers or names in the trays.

I've been doing this for years and rarely find a student that doesn't want to jump in! You just can't go wrong with this fun idea!

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I have also used the shaving cream writing method for years. However, rather than dirty up pans/trays or waste plates, I just put the shaving cream …

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