Are you looking for a way for your preschoolers to practice learning the ABC’s this winter? This Hot Chocolate Letter Recognition Activity is a fun, hands-on resource that will help your kids practice identifying capital and lowercase letters.
Hot Chocolate Letter Recognition Activity:
This interactive activity is a fun way for pre-readers to practice identifying capital and lowercase letters. Depending on your children’s letter knowledge, you can mix capital and lowercase letter marshmallows together and have them work on both. You can also have your kids practice letter sounds.
What Is Letter Recognition?
Letter recognition is the ability to recognize and name all of the lowercase and capital letters. In addition, kids who can recognize the letters of the alphabet can also distinguish between them too. Using hands-on activities is fun for kids who are learning to identify capital and lowercase letters!
Getting Ready To Use The Hot Chocolate Letter Recognition Activity:
This post may contain affiliate links. Please read our disclosure here.
- 26 Lowercase Letter Marshmallows
- 26 Capital Letter Marshmallows
What Else Is Needed:
- White Card Stock or Copy Paper
- Paper Bag or Cardboard Box
To prepare this alphabet activity, click on the pencil below to download and print the printables. I like to print my resources on white card stock, because it is more durable. But, you can use copy paper too.
Next, laminate mug and marshmallows so your kids can use them over and over. Then, cut the pieces apart. Finally, tape or glue the mug on a paper bag or cardboard box (such as a small tissue box) and cut the top out.
How To Use The Hot Chocolate Letter Recognition Activity:
To use this letter recognition activity, your kids will pick a marshmallow and identify the letter on it as they put it into the mug.
If your children are just starting to learn the names of the letters, start with just a few marshmallows. You can then add a few more letters every time they play.
When your kids know all of the letter names, they can practice saying the sound that each letter makes as they put the marshmallows in the mug. It’s easy to differentiate this activity for your kids!
This Hot Chocolate Letter Recognition Activity is a fun, hands-on way for pre-readers to practice identifying capital and lowercase letters!
Pin It For Later:
Do you want to save this letter recognition resource for later? Pin this to your alphabet activities board on Pinterest and it’ll be here for when you’re ready!
You May Also Like:
Are you looking for a new morning routine? These Winter Morning Tubs are an entertaining and engaging way to start the day. These January Morning Tubs include 5 literacy and 5 math morning tubs that are perfect for children around the ages of 4-6. Click on the picture to learn more about the activities included in this bundle!
More Letter Recognition Activities:
Download The Freebie:
Click on the pencil below to automatically download and print letter recognition printables!