If you are looking for St. Patrick’s Day literacy activities for your kids, you’re in LUCK!
This Leprechaun Letter Search Activity is a fun way for preschoolers and kindergarteners to practice identifying and matching letters.
Before your kids can learn how to read, they need to know 5 pre-reading skills including letter knowledge.
Using engaging and entertaining activities like this one will help your pre-readers learn the names and shapes of the letters.
Getting Ready To Use The Leprechaun Letter Search Activity:
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- 2 Leprechaun’s Hat Capital Letter Search Worksheets
- 1 Leprechaun’s Hat Capital Letter Search Mat
- 26 Leprechaun Lowercase Letter Cards
What Else Is Needed:
For a reproducible activity:
- White Copy Paper
- Bingo Dauber (optional)
For a reusable activity:
- White Card Stock
- Laminating Pouches
- Small Manipulatives
To prepare this letter recognition activity for your kids to use, fill out the form below.
Next, download and print the worksheet that you want to use (there is one in color and one in black and white) on copy paper.
Then, print the leprechaun cards on white card stock. If you are using the mat, print it on white card stock too.
After printing out the cards, cut them all apart.
You may want to laminate the mat and cards so your kids can reuse this activity.
Finally, make copies of the worksheets for your students.
How To Use The Leprechaun Letter Search Activity:
For this letter find activity, your preschoolers will first pick a leprechaun card and identify the lowercase letter on it.
Next, your pre-readers will look for the matching capital letter on the leprechaun’s hat worksheet.
After your kids find the letter that they are searching for, they will color it in with a crayon or a bingo dauber.
If your children are using the mat or colored worksheet, they can cover the letters with small manipulatives like mini erasers or gold coins.
Your students will continue to select cards until they have found all the letters on the mat or worksheet.
So if you are looking for St. Patrick’s Day alphabet resources, add this Leprechaun Letter Search Activity to your lesson plans this March!
Extend the Learning:
Before you begin this activity, you can read leprechaun picture books like these:
How to Catch a Leprechaun by Adam Wallace
The Story of the Leprechaun by Katherine Tegen
Pete the Cat: The Great Leprechaun Chase by James Dean
You can also pair this activity with other St. Patrick’s Day themed resources such as:
Pot of Gold Letter Recognition Activity
Leprechaun Letter Find Worksheets
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If you want to differentiate this activity with capital and lowercase letter mats, cards, and recording sheets, grab the St. Patrick’s Day Letter Search Activity bundle!
There are also 31 pictures cards so your students can work on beginning sounds (including long and short vowel sounds.)
Click on the picture below to learn more about everything that is included in this bundle!
Download the Leprechaun Letter Search Activity:
To get the printables for this Leprechaun Letter Search Activity emailed to you, fill out the form below.
Monday 6th of March 2023
Love this activity.
Wednesday 1st of March 2023