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Groundhog Letter Recognition Activity

Are you looking for for an alphabet activity for your preschoolers to do on Groundhog’s Day? Learning the ABC’s is so much fun with this hands-on Groundhog Letter Recognition Activity!

Your pre-readers will practice saying the names of the capital and lowercase letters as they feed the groundhog. 

Groundhog Letter Activity

Depending on your children’s letter knowledge, you can mix capital and lowercase letters together and have them work on both.

You can also have your pre-readers and beginning readers say the sounds that the letters makes as they feed the groundhog.

Groundhog's Day Literacy Activity

What Is Letter Recognition?

As your preschoolers and kindergarteners are learning the ABC’s, they can practice identifying all of the lowercase and capital letters by their shapes and names. 

When your children can recognize the letters of the alphabet, they can distinguish between them too.

Using hands-on resources like this one will help your pre-readers and beginning readers learn letter recognition skills. 

Getting Ready To Use The Groundhog Letter Recognition Activity:

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What’s Included:

  • Groundhog To Feed
  • 26 Lowercase Letter Suns & Clouds
  • 26 Capital Letter Suns & Clouds

What Else Is Needed:

  • White Card Stock 
  • Laminator and Laminating Pouches
  • Scissors 
  • Paper Bag or Cardboard Box
  • Glue or Tape

To prepare this letter recognition activity, fill out the form below. Then, download and print the printables on white card stock. 

Next, laminate the groundhog, suns, and clouds so your kids can use them over and over. Then, cut all the pieces out.

Learning the ABC's

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

How To Use The Groundhog Letter Recognition Activity:

To begin using this alphabet activity, your preschoolers will select a sun or cloud and identify the letter on it as they feed it to the groundhog. 

If your kids are just starting to learn the names of the letters, start with just a few suns and clouds. You can then add a couple more every time they play.

Groundhog's Day Activity

When your kids know all of the letter names, they can say the sound that each letter makes as they feed the sun or cloud to the groundhog. It’s easy to differentiate this activity for your kids!

Groundhog Letter Recognition Activity

This Groundhog Letter Recognition Activity is a hands-on way for your preschoolers to practice identifying capital and lowercase letters. Hope they have fun using this resource to celebrate Groundhog’s Day!

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Download The Groundhog Letter Recognition Actiivty:

Fill out the form below to get the free printable letter recognition activity for your young learners. 


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Hi, thank you for this wonderful activity!

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