A good preschool alphabet activity will help your child learn to identify letters on their sound. On this page, you'll find ideas for fun and easy projects, along with information about our favorite alphabet resources.
Making an alphabet book is one of our favorite preschool alphabet activities. Once a week, we choose a letter and decorate a page with items that begin with the letter. Here are a few pages from our book:
Here are some ideas you can use for each letter:
A - apple prints (cut an apple in half, dip in paint and press on paper)
B - buttons
C - corn cob prints
D - dots
E - egg shells
F - feathers
G - glitter
H - handprints
I - ink
J - jelly beans
K - kite (make a small kite out of construction paper)
L - lace
M - macaroni
N - nest (glue grass to paper in the shape of a nest, draw ovals for eggs)
O - octopus (cut out a circle, draw a face and add 8 legs)
P - popsicle sticks
Q - quilt (cut paper into 4squares, lace the pieces together with yarn)
R - rice
S - spaghetti
T - toothpicks
U - raindrops
V - vines (roll up tissue paper to make vines, and draw leaves)
W - water (cut out blue construction paper in the shape of waves)
X - X (make x's all over the page)
Y - yarn
Z - zig zag
Here are some other preschool alphabet activities your children will enjoy:
Flashcards, puzzles and games are wonderful teaching tools for preschoolers. Here are some resources your that will help your children learn their ABC's.
|ABC Flashcards are sturdy, beautifully illustrated, and great for teaching letters and their sounds.
|ABC Floor Puzzle comes with 52 puzzle pieces that are perfect for little hands. The completed puzzle forms the shape of a rainbow.
|Alphabet Lotto is a great preschool alphabet activity. This version of Bingo teaches pre-reading skills like letter recognition and word matching, and can be adjusted for children of different skill levels.
Follow this link to find out why I recommend Usborne preschool books and activities.
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