These are all good ideas...but I just love the clothes pin spelling game for my 4 year old!! Miss Banana Pants: 15 TV-Free Activities for Kids
I loved doing this when I was learning how to read and write! Have the child say the individual letters as they trace them in the salt/cornmeal, and you're addressing all three learning styles: visual, auditory, and kinesthetic.
Writing letters in salt
This Alphabet Interactive Notebook makes learning about letters A to Z fun by having students make a craft of each letter. They will also work on their letter writing as well as cut and paste words that start with each letter into the notebook. It's a g