Use the emoticons as spaces to extend the board. Build the board as you play. Make the board as large or small as you like. Play on the floor. Play on the desk. Play in small or large groups. Contains printable PDF with letters to laminate, spaces (emoticons), and letter values chart. For a warm up activity to familiarize students with the concept of letter values, set up a quick competition asking them to add up the value of their own names.