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Cow Letter Recognition Activity

If you’re looking for a farm-themed alphabet resource, grab this free printable Cow Letter Recognition Activity!

If your preschoolers and kindergartens are learning the ABC’s, they can use this fun, hands-on resource to practice naming capital and lowercase letters.

You can use this low-prep activity in your classroom or homeschool on Cow Appreciation Day or add it to your farm unit.

Cow Letter Activity

Letter recognition is important for children to learn in preschool and kindergarten, so they can get ready to learn how to read.

By using hands-on activities like this one, your kids can have fun while learning the names of the capital and lowercase letters.

When young learners are engaged and entertained, they’re more likely to retain what they’re learning too.

Getting Ready to Use the Cow Letter Naming Activity:

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What’s Included:

  • Cow to Feed
  • 26 Capital Letter Grass Cards
  • 26 Lowercase Letter Grass Cards

What Else Is Needed:

  • White Card Stock 
  • Scissors 
  • Paper Bag or Cardboard Box
  • Glue

To get this letter recognition activity ready for your kids, fill out the form at the bottom of this page.

Next, download and print the cow and grass cards on white card stock.

Alphabet Identification Activity

If you want your students to reuse this activity, laminate the printables. Then, cut out the cow and grass.

Finally, tape or glue the cow onto a paper bag or cardboard box (such as a small tissue box) and cut out its mouth. 

How to Use the Cow Alphabet Identification Activity:

For this alphabet identification activity, your preschoolers and kindergarteners will first pick a grass card.

Learning the ABC's

They will then say the name of the capital or lowercase letter on it as they “feed” it to the cow.

Farm literacy activities

If your young learners have just started learning the names of the letters, start with just a few cards. You can add more as their letter knowledge increases. 

They can also work on saying the letter sounds as they feed the cow.

Letter Recognition Acitivty

This farm-themed Cow Letter Recognition Activity is a fun way for your preschoolers and kindergarteners to practice naming capital and lowercase letters.

More Farm Literacy Activities:

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

Farm Books for Kids:

Share these fiction and non-fiction books to with your children to teach them all about farms and animals.

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National Geographic Readers: Farm Animals by Joanne Mattern

Cows Can Moo! Can You?: All About Farms by Bonnie Worth

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Download the Cow Letter Recognition Activity:

To get the free printables for the cow letter recognition activity, fill out the form below with your name and email.