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Alphabet tracing worksheets are a great tool to have on hand for handwriting practice. This 27-page pack is ready to print and go!
These free printable alphabet worksheets are perfect for penmanship practice. They feature both uppercase and lowercase letters to aid you in teaching letter recognition, as well.
Add these letter tracing worksheets to your lesson plans anytime of the year. You can also use them with older kids who need a little extra handwriting practice.
Alphabet Tracing Worksheets
Teaching the alphabet is a critical part of early education. Children need to be able to name each letter of the alphabet and its sound. They should be able to match uppercase and lowercase letters.
And, of course, they need to know how to write each of the letters properly.
When a child first begins writing, I prefer to give them unlined paper to write on. Kids can have a hard time staying between the lines of regular writing paper.
I also like to have a set of alphabet posters or flashcards on hand for them to look at as they begin writing.
However, sometime around late preschool or kindergarten, children begin to transition to lined paper to gain spacial awareness in their writing.
To Prepare the Worksheets
All you need to do to use these alphabet tracing worksheets is print them. They’re ready to go after that!
To Use the Worksheets
Present your child with the worksheet of choice along with a writing utensil. They’re ready to go!
Your preschooler will trace the large letters in the top left corner to get a feel for the proper way to form each letter.
Then, they’ll just trace the letters on the lines. It’s just that easy!
If you’d like to make these worksheets reusable you can laminate them. You could also slip them in a dry erase pocket. Then, have children complete each page with a dry erase marker.
For a little added fine motor fun, let kids form the large letters with playdoh or wikki stix before completing the handwriting portion.
Kids who enjoy coloring can color the image in the top right corner. This is also a great time to discuss beginning sounds.
Alphabet BooksFill your book basket with a great collection of alphabet books. Most of these books can be found at your local library or used bookstore. If you have a hard time finding them, you can order them through my Amazon affiliate links by clicking the images below.
ABC’s for Boys – This one of a kind, hand illustrated alphabet book combines letters with all of boys’ favorite things–airplanes, dump trucks, and more! Alpha Oops! The Day Z Went First – It’s chaos! It’s pandemonium! And it’s definitely not as easy as A-B-C! Here’s a snappy story about the comic confusion that comes when the letters of the alphabet, like a class of unruly children, step out of order and show that each one has a mind of its own. Pinkalicious ABC – A is for Apple. B is for Bubble Bath. C is for Cupcake. What could be better than learning your ABC’s with Pinkalicious in this pinkamazing board book?
This sweet set of 26 fabric letters is a great way for your child to play and learn the alphabet. Safe for all ages. And can be machine washed and dried using a small mesh bag.
These epoxy sprinkle letters are so much fun! They can be used in sensory bins , along side educational activities, or on their own! 26 letters included!
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