If you are looking for April resources for your preschoolers and kindergarteners, grab this free printable Earth Day Letter Search Activity.
Earth Day literacy activities like this one are a fun way for them to work on letter recognition and fine motor skills.
While your kids are doing the activity, you can teach them about Earth day and how important it is to take care of our planet.
This letter recognition activity is easy to prepare and use in any early elementary classroom or homeschool.
You can turn it into a reusable resource so your children can use it over and over, and you can save trees!
How To Use The Earth Day Letter Search Activity:
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- 2 Earth Lowercase Letter Search Worksheets
- 1 Earth Lowercase Letter Search Mat
- 26 Plant Capital Letter Cards
What Else Is Needed:
For a reproducible activity:
- White Copy Paper
- Dot Marker (optional)
For a reusable activity:
To get this Earth Day activity, scroll down to the bottom of the page, click on the button, and fill out the form.
Next, download and print the worksheet that you want to use or the mat on copy paper or card stock.
Print the letter cards on card stock too. Then, cut the cards apart.
You may want to laminate the mat and cards if your kids are going to reuse this activity.
Ways To Use The Earth Day Letter Find Activity:
For this letter search activity, your preschoolers will pick a plant card and identify the capital letter on it.
Next, they will look for the matching lowercase letter on the Earth worksheet and color it with crayons or mark it with a Bingo dauber.
If your kids are using the colored worksheet or mat, they can mark the letters by covering them with mini erasers, pom poms, or counters.
Then, your children will continue to select plant cards and search for the letters on the Earth until they have found them all.
The Earth Day Letter Search Activity is a fun way for your kids to practice letter recognition this April!
How Does This Improve Pre-Reading Skills?
In order to learn how to read, your children need to be able to identify the letters of the alphabet by their shapes.
Letter searches are a fun way for your pre-readers to practice recognizing capital and lowercase letters.
Activities like this one can also be used as a way for kids to practice visual discrimination and other pre-reading skills.
More Earth Day Activities for Preschoolers:
If you are looking for more activities for your preschoolers and kindergarteners to do on Earth Day, try these resources!
- Earth Day Letter Recognition Cards
- Earth Day Geoboard Printables from Crystal and Comp
- Earth Day Color By Letter Worksheets
- Earth Day Upcycled Plastic Suncatchers from Books and Giggles
- Earth Day Letter Maze Worksheets
You May Also Like These Earth Day Activities for Kids:
In this packet, you will receive an Earth Day craft, a writing prompt (with brainstorming web and word wall cards,) two readers for different levels, and a crown.
Click on the picture to learn more about the activities in this bundle!
Download The Earth Day Letter Search Printables:
Click on the button below to download and print the printables for this Earth Day letter search activity.