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Hat Letter Match Activity

Are you looking for a letter recognition resource for your kids to do this January? Grab this free printable Hat Letter Match Activity!

Winter literacy activities like this one are a hands-on way for your young learners to practice naming and matching capital and lowercase letters.

As your kids use the plastic links to connect the links together, they will also work on developing their fine motor skills.

Alphabet identification activity

Matching capital and lowercase letters is an important skill for preschoolers and kindergarteners to learn.

It is a great way for your learners to start developing their letter recognition skills.

When kids are able to recognize the ABCs by their shape and name, they are able to write letters and words and put them together to read.

Getting Ready to Use the Hat Letter Matching Activity:

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What’s Included:

  • 26 Gingerbread House Capital Letter Cards
  • 26 Gingerbread House Lowercase Letter Cards

What Else Is Needed:

  • White Card Stock 
  • Laminator
  • Laminating Pouches
  • Scissors
  • Hole Punch
  • Plastic Links

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

After getting the email with the printables, download and print the cards on white card stock.

Then, laminate the cards and cut them apart. Finally, punch holes on all of the black dots. 

letter identification activity

If you don’t have plastic links, you can make your own. First, cut a pipe cleaner into pieces that are about 2 or 3 inches long.

Next, bend the pieces in an oval shape but don’t connect the ends. Your students can use pipe cleaner pieces like they would use the links. 

How to Use the Hat Letter Recognition Activity:

First, your kids will select a hat card with a capital letter on it and say the name of the letter.

Fine Motor Activity

Next, they will sort through the cards to find the matching lowercase letter.

Fine Motor Skills

After finding the matching capital and lowercase letter hat cards, your students will connect them together using plastic links.

Letter Matching Activity

They will continue sorting, matching, and connecting the cards until they have matched all the letters together.

Letter Recognition Activity

This Hat Letter Match Activity is a fun way for your young learners to work on letter recognition and fine motor skills this winter.

More Winter Activities:

Are you looking for more winter-themed activities for your students? Here are our favorite books and literacy resources.

Winter Books for Kids:

Pair these winter-themed resources with picture books to make learning these literacy skills even more fun!

The Hat by Jan Brett

Dr. Seuss’s Winter Things by Dr. Seuss

Winter Wonderland by Jill Esbaum

Winter Literacy Activities for Kids:

With these themed activities, your children can practice letter recognition, fine motor skills, and much more.

Winter Letter Maze Worksheets

Sledding Letter Find Activity

Yeti Letter Recognition Activity

Winter Letter Tracing Activity from Books and Giggles

You May Also Like These Winter Morning Tubs:

Your preschoolers and kindergarteners will have a fun learning with these hands-on Winter Morning Tubs!

From letter order to shape recognition, your young learners will work on a variety of important literacy and math skills.

Click on the picture to learn more about the 10 resources that are included in this bundle! 

Download the Hat Letter Cards:

To get the printables for this Hat Letter Matching Activity, click on the button below and fill out the form.