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Cookie Letter Order Activity

Learning the ABC’s is so sweet with this Cookie Letter Order Activity!

Your pre-readers will bake some scrumptious-looking cookies as they practice putting letters in alphabetical order. 

ABC order

This interactive letter activity can be used in any early childhood classroom or homeschool.

You can add it to your dramatic play area with oven mitts and spatulas for even more fun!

alphabetical order

Why Is Learning Letter Order Important?

Learning letter order helps children with their spelling skills, word work, and more! 

It’s a skill that we often use throughout our lives from finding a book in a store or library, using the table of contents in a non-fiction book, and searching for a contact’s name on a phone.

Getting Ready To Use The Cookie Letter Order Activity:

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What’s Included:

  • Cookie Sheet Picture
  • 26 Capital Letter Cookie Cards
  • 24 Letter Order Milk Cards

What Else Is Needed:

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

To get this letter activity ready for your preschoolers, click on the button below and fill out the form.

Then, download and print the cookie sheet, cookie cards, and milk cards. 

Next, laminate the printables so your kids can use this resource over and over.

letter order

Finally, cut out the cookie sheet, cookies cards, and milk cards.

For this activity, you can also use a real cookie sheet instead of the picture.

You can attach magnets to the back of the cookie cards to help your pre-readers keep the letters in place too. 

How To Use The Cookie Letter Order Activity:

To begin this alphabet activity, your kids will pick a milk card and say the names of the letters on it. For example, they may pick the card with “K” and “M.” 

Letter Recognition Activity

Next, your preschoolers will place the first letter on the card (the “K”) on the left-hand side of the cookie sheet.

They will then place the second letter on the card (the “M”) on the right-hand side of the cookie sheet. 

letter order for teaching alphabet

After putting the letters on the cookie sheets, your pre-readers will sort through the cookie letters and find the one (the “L”) that goes in between the two letters. They will then place the letter on the cookie sheet.  

letter order to teach the alphabet

Your preschoolers will continue practicing letter order until they have used all of the milk cards.

preschool letter order

This Cookie Letter Order Activity is a fun, hands-on way for your preschoolers and kindergartners to practice letter recognition and letter order! 

More Cookie Literacy Activities for Kids:

Cookie & Milk Letter Match

Mouse & Cookie Letter Mats

Mouse & Cookie Pre-Writing Activity

You May Also Like This Alphabet Activity:

These Capital Letter Strip Puzzles are a fun, hands-on way for kids to practice identifying and matching capital letters.

This activity can be used for morning tubs, literacy centers, or fine motor journals in any preschool or kindergarten classroom or homeschool.

Click on the picture below to learn more about this alphabet resource!

Download The Cookie Letter Order Activity:

To get the free printable letter order activity, fill out the form below with your name and email address. 



Wednesday 11th of January 2023

Thank you for this freebie! I will use with my kiddos!

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