After asking several passing trains for help over the hill, a little blue train agrees to help the stranded toys. Sometimes the simplest projects are the best, right? Your link to create a new password has expired. To build on the recycling theme, students made a cutting collage with newspapers. The object of the game was for my son to follow the maze and put out the fires to save the frog. But, all it takes is a little creativity and you can make super fun, engaging alphabet activities your kids will love. Say the name of each picture out loud and listen for the short vowel Ee sound. There is a reason this story is a classic. Teaching children the sounds of the alphabet explicitly is the key stone to teaching them to read. Take a look at the finished product!