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Cat & Yarn Letter Match Activity

Your preschoolers and kindergarteners will have a “ball” with this free printable Cat & Yarn Letter Match Activity!

It’s a low-prep, hands-on way for them to practice learning the ABC’s and celebrate their furry friends.

You can add the balls of yarn to a sensory bin to create a fun-filled activity your pre-readers will love!

Letter Activity

Cat & Yarn Letter Match Activity:

This letter recognition resource can be used as an independent activity in any early childhood classroom or homeschool.

You can store the cards in a pencil box or pouch for a quick activity that is easy to set up and use or take on the go.

Alphabet Activity

Getting Ready To Do The Cat Letter Matching Activity:

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What’s Included:

  • 26 Cat Capital Letter Cards
  • 26 Yarn Lowercase Letter Cards

What Else Is Needed:

  • White Card Stock or Copy Paper
  • Laminator
  • Laminating Pouches
  • Scissors

To prep this alphabet activity for your kids, fill out the form below. Then, download and print the cats and yarn cards.

Learning the ABC's

Next, laminate the cards so your students can use this activity again. Finally, cut out the cats and yarn.

How To Use The Cat Letter Matching Activity:

For this letter recognition activity, your preschoolers and kindergarteners will pick a cat card and identify the capital letter on it.

Learning the ABC's

Next, they will sort through the ball of yarn cards to find the one with the matching lowercase letter. Your kids will then give the cat the yarn ball. 

Letter Match Activity

Your pre-readers will continue sorting and matching the lowercase and capital letters together until all of the cats have their balls of yarn.

Letter Matching Activity If your children are just starting to learn the ABC’s, start with a few letters. As their letter knowledge increases, you can add more cards every time your preschoolers do this activity. 

Letter Recognition Activity

With this Cat & Yarn Letter Match Activity, your preschoolers and kindergarteners will have a “cat-tastic” time as they practice matching lowercase and capital letters!

How Can I Extend This Learning Activity?

There are many ways that you can extend this activity. You can read cat-themed books like these:

If You Give A Cat A Cupcake by Laura Numeroff

National Geographic Readers: Cats by Joan Galat

Kitty Cat, Kitty Cat, Are You Waking Up by Bill Martin Jr.

You can also pair this resource with cat activities like these:

Letter C Cat Craft 

Paper Plate Cat Craft

Cat Sock Puppet

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Are you looking for more fun, hands-on alphabet activities for your students to practice letter identification and formation?

This bundle is full of interactive letter activities that will help your kids learn the ABC’s!

Click on the link or picture to learn more about all of the resources in this bundle!

Download the Cat & Yarn Letter Match Activity:

To download and print this letter matching activity for your kids, fill out the form below.


Shibra Shafi

Sunday 11th of June 2023

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Maribel Caldentey

Friday 30th of July 2021

Thank you very much for your help.

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