Simple Alphabet Activities

You don’t need a lot of tools to teach little ones the ABCs. Here are three simple alphabet activities for preschoolers!

To help you facilitate some learning with your preschoolers, I’m sharing some fun alphabet activities for preschoolers.

Each of these activities can be used to introduce or reinforce letter recognition, the sound each letter makes, and things that begin with each letter.

You don't need a lot of tools to teach little ones the ABCs. Here are three simple alphabet activities (with free printables) for preschoolers! |

Alphabet Activities for Preschoolers

One simple alphabet activity you can do with your preschoolers is to make alphabet puzzles. You could use simple 3×5 index cards to make them.

Just cut each card in half using a different design, and write the uppercase letters on one half and lowercase on the other. Have your child work to put together each ‘puzzle.’

You may find that your child matches the cut patterns instead of the letters, but that’s okay. Eventually, they’ll begin to recognize the matching pairs.

Don’t want to make puzzles of your own? Print out these fun cowboy themed alphabet puzzles.

Alphabet Trace and Color Pages

As you begin to teach the alphabet to your preschoolers, be sure to add some fun worksheets to your activities. This set of alphabet trace and color pages is perfect for working on letter recognition and handwriting while providing a fun coloring activity, as well.

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Reading is a simple activity that can be done at almost any time and almost any place. When you read alphabet picture books, you are exposing preschoolers to each letter and the sounds they make. You’re also introducing kids to items that begin with each of those letters.

Here’s a list of 50 alphabet books your preschoolers are sure to love. There’s also a printable list of books you can take to the library with you.

Another fun alphabet activity is this fun set of Alphabet Story Stones. Kids can match the pictures on each stone to a letter magnet or sticker. This is a great way to practice letter recognition and beginning sounds.

Alphabet Books

Alphabet books are a great way to help preschoolers and kindergarteners learn their letters. And they don’t have to be boring, either!

There are all sorts of fun and engaging alphabet books out there, from books that teach the letters through rhyming verses to books that feature adorable animals.

Alphabet books can also be a great way for parents and caregivers to bond with their little ones. Reading together is always a special time, and it’s even more special when you’re sharing a book that’s helping your child learn something new.

So whether you’re looking for a gift for a preschooler in your life or you just want to add some new titles to your home library, be sure to check out some alphabet books for kids!

• 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?

What activities can I do with my preschooler to help them learn the alphabet?

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 , alongside educational activities, or on their own! 26 letters included!

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