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Christmas Cookie Alphabet Writing Tray

Grab the sprinkles! It’s time to get those cookies ready for Santa and practice forming letters with this Christmas Cookie Alphabet Writing Tray.

Christmas literacy activities like this one are a fun and festive way to add more sensory play into your day too.

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You can use this letter formation activity for your morning tubs, literacy centers, or early finishers bins.

You can also use it during your small groups or as an intervention resource for your pre-writers and beginning writers.

Getting Ready to Use the Christmas Cookie Alphabet Writing Activity:

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What’s Included:

  • 26 Capital Letter Santa Cards
  • 26 Lowercase Letter Santa Cards
  • 1 Capital Letter Recording Sheet
  • 1 Lowercase Letter Recording Sheet

What Else Is Needed:

To get this letter writing activity ready for your kids to use, fill out the form below.

After receiving the email with the resource, download and print the cards on white card stock and the recording sheet on copy paper.

Christmas letter activity

Next, laminate the cards and cut them apart. Then, make as many copies of the recording sheet that you need for your students.

To set-up the writing tray, fill a tray or shallow container with a thin layer of Christmas cookie sprinkles.

How to Use the Christmas Cookie Letter Writing Tray:

First, your students will select a card and identify the capital or lowercase letter on it.

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Next, they will practice forming the letter in the Christmas cookie sprinkles.

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After your kids form the letter in the sprinkles, they can trace it on their record sheet for extra practice.

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They can then smooth out the sprinkles, pick another card, and practice writing the letter.

Letter writing activity

This Christmas Cookie Alphabet Writing Tray is a fun and festive way for your young learners to practice forming capital and lowercase letters.

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More Christmas Literacy Activities:

To extend this Christmas activity, you can pair it with these books and other themed literacy resources.

Christmas Books for Kids:

Your students are sure to enjoy reading these picture books and learning more about holiday.

The Legend of the Christmas Cookie: Sharing the True Meaning of Christmas by Dandi Daley Mackall

The Christmas Cookie Sprinkle Snitcher by Robert Kraus

A World of Cookies for Santa: Follow Santa’s Tasty Trip Around the World by M.E. Furman

Christmas Literacy Activities for Kids:

With these themed activities, your kids can practice letter recognition, beginning sounds, and more.

Christmas Tree Letter Find Activity

Santa Letter Search Activity

Christmas Tree Beginning Sound Puzzles

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While they are working, you can greet students, take attendance, collect homework, answer questions, and so much more!

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

Download the Christmas Cookie Alphabet Writing Tray Printables:

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