One of the language arts goals of the Illinois Early Learning Standards is that children can "identify some letters, including those in own name." There are many ways to teach kids letters, but one of the most fun ways is to use simple projects that familiarize children with the shape and sound of each letter. View this list to find ideas of hands-on activities that correspond with the letters I, J, K and L.
If you are looking for more alphabet activities for your youngster, visit Starfall. This website offers free phonics help for kids. The fun games and interactive elements teach letters and sounds in an engaging format. There are also printable worksheets available on the site. Starfall's activities are geared toward kids in preschool through second grade.
Project ideas for the letters A, B, C and D, as well as E, F, G and H have already been presented, and over the next few weeks, ideas for the rest of alphabet will be offered. If you would like to be notified when these lists are released, please click the "Subscribe" button under the headline above. In the meantime, enjoy this list of ideas for the letters I, J, K and L.