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Football Letter Recognition Activity

Are you ready for some football?! Grab this free printable Football Letter Recognition Activity!

It’s a fun, hands-on way for your preschoolers to work on learning the ABC’s and practice identifying lowercase and capital letters.

Football Sensory Bin

This letter recognition activity is an interactive way for pre-readers to practice recognizing lowercase and capital letters. You can have your kids work on one set of letters at a time.

You can also mix the letters together and work on both depending on your children’s letter knowledge.

If your kids know all of the letter names, you can differentiate this activity and have them practice identifying the letter sounds.

Find the Letter Activity

Getting Ready To Use The Football Letter Recognition Activity:

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What’s Included:

  • 26 Footballs with Lowercase Letters
  • 26 Footballs with Capital Letters
  • 3 Letter Recording Sheets
    • Color the Lowercase Letters
    • Color the Capital Letters
    • Write the Letter

What Else Is Needed:

  • White Card Stock or Copy Paper
  • Laminator and Laminating Pouches
  • Scissors
  • Dot Marker or Crayons
  • Plastic Container 
  • Green Shredded Paper
  • Football Toys (optional)

To prepare this alphabet activity, fill out the form below. Next, download and print the printables.

Then, laminate the footballs so your kids can use this activity over and over. Finally, cut all the footballs out.

Sensory Activity

To set-up the sensory bin, fill a plastic container with green shredded paper and football toys.

You can also use green colored rice, sand, or another sensory bin filler. Then, put the footballs in the shredded paper.

How To Use The Football Letter Recognition Activity:

To use this letter recognition activity, your preschoolers will pick a football out of the sensory bin and identify the letter on it.

Letter Recognition Activity

If you are using the lowercase or capital letter recording sheets, they will then color the letter they picked using dot markers or crayons.

Letter Sensory Bin

If you are using the letter writing recording sheet with the blank footballs, your kids will write a letter on each one. 

Alphabet Sensory Bin

This Football Letter Recognition Activity is a fun, hands-on way for your preschoolers to practice identifying lowercase and capital letters.

Through this sensory activity, your pre-readers will use their different senses as they process and learn the letters of the alphabet too.

More Football Literacy Activities for Kids:

If you are looking for more football-themed literacy activities for your preschoolers and kindergarteners, try these resources:

Football Color by Letter Worksheets

Football Books for Kids

Football CVC Word Game from The Kindergarten Connection

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Download The Football Letter Recognition Activity:

To get the free printables for this Football Letter Recognition Activity, fill out the form below with your name and email address.