Letter Match is a great little learning activity to help with letter recognition, phonics, and spelling. In the default letter matching game, the user has to match the first letter of each word with the correct answer.  

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You can also change the game settings to have the user identify the last letter of each word instead.

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You can also match the first letter of each word just to the image. This is a great activity if you are working on phonics for example.

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Like all Bitsboard learning activities, this game is also highly customizable.

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The settings options include:

  • Min. Items: Here you specify the min. number of items to display.

  • Max. Items: Here you specify the max. number of items to display.

  • Tile Magnet: .  For advanced players, you can turn the tile magnet OFF.  Turning the tile magnet off means that the tiles will no longer automatically snap into the correct answer tile.  The user now has to release a tile above the correct answer.

  • Audio Hints: For advanced players, you can turn the audio hints off. 

  • Matching Options: Here you specify the type of matching game that you would like to play.  The options include.

    • Match to image

    • Match to word

    • Match to word + image

  • Letter Match: Here you specify whether the user should identify the correct first or last letter of each word.

  • Session Length: 

    • Per round: Include between 1 and 20 items per round or all items.

    • Rounds: Go between 1 and 10 rounds or set it to continuous to keep playing without ever being interrupted by a scorecard.

  • Sequence: 

    • A to Z: Bits will appear in alphabetical order

    • Random: Bits will appear in random order

    • As entered: Bits will appear in the order you set them

  • Progression:

    • Automatic: The game will automatically advance to the next screen after each correct answer.  

    • Manual: The user has to click on the next button after each correct answer. Manual is a great option if you want to review what someone did before proceeding with the next question.