If you’re looking for new ways to spice up your word/letter station in your program, this post will probably intrigue you! Joyful Learning has posted some fantastic ways for encouraging children to investigate and explore letter/words. Gone are the days of flashcards and drills. Not only are those methods developmentally inappropriate in early childhood, they’re not fun or engaging. They don’t properly stimulate the various learning styles either. The ideas included in this post encourage development in numerous areas.