Alphabet ideas!?

Question:I am going to create a scrapbook out of pages with the letters of the alphabet and things colored, glued, painted or stamped on them. I will be gluing red ribbon on a letter "R" for instance. I need ideas for small objects that begin with the following letters,
e, j, i, l, o, q, u, v, x, z,

I am also going to fill a basket with small objects that begin with these letters, I will have a small bag of acorns, some apples and such in a basket on the day we learn about the letter "A". I need ideas on things around the house and inexpensive items to fill my basket with each day, for all letters.

We will be reading a storybook each day that contains something that begins with our letter of the day.

I will be teaching a homeschooled co-op group and time is limited as is their attention span so nothing incredibly tedious or time consuming.

Thanks so much!!

Answers:
Just a quick brainstorm. I hope it helps.
A - animals, art, arm,
B - (big) banana, (bright) bandanna, brick, binoculars, band aid, bunny, batteries, bird, bread, bottle, ball, basket,
C - cat, can, canary, computer,
D - dog, dinosaur, daisy, daffodil, (delicious) dinner, dirt,
E - elephant, egg, eggplant, envelope,
F - fridge, fairy, farm, fork, flower
G - (gorgeous) girl, (green) grape, (growing) garden, garlic,
H - heart, hand, horse,
I - insect, iguana,
J - jelly, jeans, Jack-in-the-box,
K - kettle, kitten,
L - lamp, light, leaf,
M - money, monkey, mouth, month, matchstick,
N -
O - orange, octopus, olive, orchard,
P - paper, plane, plate,
Q - queen, queue
R - rat, raisin, rabbit, rock, ring,
S - salt, spoon,
T - turtle, train, tin, tiger, table, tray,
U - umbrella,
V - vinegar, vine, volleyball,
W - wasp, witch, water, well, watch, wall,
X - box, fox,
Y - yacht
Z - zebra,
For your scrapbook pages:
E - have a grey construction paper elephant body, let kids glue on ears, trunk and tail
J - get a bag of "jewels" from the craft store
I - Ice cream cone shape, and glue different colored "scoops"
L - lion body, let them glue on a brown yarn mane and tail
O - use orange slices to stamp their shape with orange paint
Q - copy some simply quiltblocks to fit several on your page, let them use markers to color them in
U - have a construction paper umbrella and raindrops to glue on the page
V - Violin shape, glue on fishing string
X - a skeleton to glue on the page would probably be a big hit, then cover it with a piece of plastic wrap and a black frame - call it an X-ray
Z - Outline of a zebra, let them add the strips with markers or paint

Baskets: B - buttons off of old shirts, balls; C - cotton balls, coins, cookies, checkers; D - dirt, diapers; E - plastic eggs, earrings, erasers; F - paper fans; G - small wrapped gift boxes (empty), gum; H - cut out hearts, hairbrushes; I - ice cubes (put them in just as class starts, line the basket with plastic wrap and a towel); J - jewelry, jello boxes; K - cut out kites, kit kats; L - lima beans; M - macaroni noodles, marshmallows, mittens; N - nails, nuts, notepads; O - oatmeal (keep it in a ziplock, let them feel it), oranges; P - pencils; Q - the queens from a deck of cards; R - rice (keep in a ziplock, let them feel it), rubber bands if your brave -lol; S - sugar packets, silver dollars, stamps; T - tea bags, towels, little trucks; U - ?; V - valentines; W - wax paper, water bottles, wood blocks; X - ?; Y - yellow material, yarn; Z - zingers (snack cake here).

Have fun with the class, sounds great.
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