Are you looking for holiday-themed alphabet activities? Then, grab this free printable Christmas Tree Letter Recognition Activity!
This festive resource will make learning the ABC’s engaging and entertaining for your preschoolers and kindergarteners.
Christmas Tree Letter Recognition Activity:
Pre-reading skills, such as letter recognition, are important for your kids to know before they can learn how to read.
Your children have to be able to recognize and name all lowercase and capital letters. They also have to learn that letters are different from each other
Using hands-on activities like this one is a fun way for your pre-readers and beginning readers to practice their letter-learning skills.
Getting Ready To Use The Christmas Tree Letter Recognition Activity:
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- Christmas Tree to Feed
- 26 Ornaments with Capital Letters
- 26 Ornaments with Lowercase Letters
What Else Is Needed:
- White Card Stock
- Paper Bag or Cardboard Box
To prepare this letter recognition activity for your preschoolers, click on the button below and fill out the form.
Then, download and print the Christmas tree and ornaments on white card stock.
Next, laminate the printables and cut all the pieces apart.
Finally, tape or glue the Christmas tree onto a paper bag or cardboard box (such as a small tissue box) and cut out its mouth.
You may also want to sort the capital and lowercase ornament cards into two different groups, so your kids can work on one set at a time.
How To Use The Christmas Tree Letter Recognition Activity:
To begin this alphabet activity, your preschoolers will select an ornament card. They will then say the name of the capital or lowercase letter on it as they “feed” it to the Christmas tree.
If your kids have just started learning the names of the letters, start with just a few ornaments cards. You can add more as their letter knowledge increases.
If your children already know the names of the letters, they can work on saying their sounds as they feed the Christmas tree.
This Christmas Tree Letter Recognition Activity is a fun, hands-on way for your preschoolers and kindergarteners to learn the ABC’s this holiday season.
Extend The Activity:
To extend this activity, you can read these Christmas books for kids before doing the activity. You can also pair it with these themed resources:
Christmas Tree Craft for Maple & Willow’s Tree from Books and Giggles
Pin It For Later:
Do you want to save this letter recognition activity for later? Pin this to your alphabet board on Pinterest and it’ll be here for when you’re ready!
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