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Letter Recognition Cards

These free printable Letter Recognition Cards are a great resource for you to use when you are teaching letter recognition skills to your kids.

Before your children can learn how to read, they need to be able to identify all the letters of the alphabet by their shapes and names.

Simple resources like these alphabet flashcards will help your preschoolers and kindergarteners learn these pre-reading skills.

Letter Recognition Skills

This set of alphabet flashcards includes both capital and lowercase letters in an easy-to-read font.

You can print the cards on card stock and laminate the printables, so your kids can reuse the cards over and over.

There are four cards per sheet of paper which makes them easy to store or take with you on the go.

Ways To Use These Alphabet Flash Cards:

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There are many different ways to use these alphabet flash cards in your early elementary classroom or homeschool.

Letter Matching:

Your preschoolers and kindergarteners can match different manipulatives such as letter tiles, magnetic letters, or foam letters to the letters on the cards.

Letter Games:

If you print two copies of these cards, your kids can use them to play games such as Memory, Go Fish, and much more.

Letter Scavenger Hunt:

You can place the cards around your classroom or home and then say the name or sound of one of the letters. Your children will then search for the card with that letter.

For another letter scavenger hunt, your kids can select a card and find that letter in a book. This is a fun way for them to work on print awareness too.

Teaching Letter Recognition

You can also use these letter cards to assess your preschoolers and kindergarteners to see what letters they have learned and which ones they need to practice.

How Can I Extend This Letter Recognition Activity:

After your kids can identify the letters by their shapes and names, you can use these cards to help them practice other pre-reading and beginning reading skills.

Letter Writing:

Your kids can use these cards to practice writing the letters. They can trace over the letters using their finger or a dry erase marker.

Your children can also use these cards with a writing tray full of sand or rice.

Letter Sounds:

Before your kids can learn how to read, they need to know the different sounds that the letters make too. You can use these alphabet flashcards to practice those sounds.


From their names to CVC words, your children can use these printable cards to work on spelling simple or frequently used words.

Along with working on spelling simple words, your young learners can use the cards to practice putting the letter in alphabetical order.

Pre-Reading Skills

There are a variety of ways for your kids to use these alphabet flashcards to practice letter recognition and pre-reading skills.

More Letter Recognition Activities:

If you are looking for more letter recognition activities for your preschoolers and kindergarteners, you may like these resources:

Your kids can use these alphabet resources to practice the skills and concepts that you are teaching them.

Letter Recognition Activity

Why Are Letter Recognition Resources Important To Use?

It can be challenging for some children to learn the letters of the alphabet because many of them look very similar.

Learning tools such as these letter recognition cards will help your children to practice identifying and naming the letters.

They can also use this resource to work on distinguishing between capital and lowercase letters and other pre-reading skills.

Download the Letter Recognition Cards:

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