Lentil "L"

Explore the Letter "L" with toddlers and preschoolers by sprinkling Lentils onto a cut out "L". A simple way to introduce this letter - and the kids will have a lot of fun handling the lentils which provide a great sensory experience.

Lentil "L"

Project Info

Difficulty Easy
Duration Under 15 minutes
Age Any
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  • Card
  • Glue
  • Lentils


  • Step 2

  • Step 3

  1. Cut an "L" shape from the card
  2. Spread glue over the card "L"
  3. Sprinkle Lentils on top


  1. You may find that placing the card into a shallow tray will help to contain the lentils...
  2. You could extend this activity by painting over the top of the lentils once they are dry.


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Useful supplies

- our picks from Amazon for this project:
Spicy World Masoor Dal 4 Pound Bag - Split Red Lentils Dry - All Natural, Pure, Vegan - Resealable Bag
Spicy World Masoor Dal 4 Pound Bag
Elmer's Washable No-Run School Glue, 4 oz, 3 Pack
Elmer's Washable No-Run School Glue
Astrodesigns/Creative Collection Starter Kit Cardstock, 12" x 12", 65 lb/176 gsm 18-Color Assortment, 72 Sheets (46408-03)
Astrodesigns/Creative Collection Starter Kit Cardstock

Related Books

- our picks from Amazon for this project:
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom (Board Book)
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom
Eric Carle's ABC (The World of Eric Carle)
Eric Carle's ABC
The Alphabet Tree (Dragonfly Books)
The Alphabet Tree

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