‘Parking lot’ sheets labelled with letters spelling hat; word card spelling hat.

Parking Lot Letters

Learning Goals: Literacy, Letter Recognition, Alphabet.


    • Provide students with paper that has a ‘parking lot’ on it (about 10 letters on each sheet).
    • Each space should have a letter associated with it.
    • Have a bin of cars with letters taped to them.
    • Students should place the car with the matching letter to the parking lot.
    • Educator can extend and prompt learning. 



We are the Play Learning Lab, run by Dr. Angela Pyle at the Dr. Eric Jackman Institute of Child Study of the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education/University of Toronto.



Dr. Eric Jackman Institute of Child Study

45 Walmer Road, Room 320
Toronto, ON M5R 2X2

© 2020 by Play Learning Lab