Do your kids LOVE the If You Give A Mouse A Cookie books by Laura Numeroff as much as mine do? Then, they will have fun learning the ABC’s as they practice forming and writing the lowercase and capital letters with these Mouse & Cookie Letter Mats.
Mouse & Cookie Letter Mats:
This picture book activity is an engaging, hands-on way for pre-readers to work on letter recognition. Your beginning writers can use this resource to work on letter shapes and formation too. Not only will your kids work on learning their ABC’s but they will also develop their fine motor skills, dexterity, and more.
Getting Ready To Use The Mouse & Cookie Letter Mats:
- 26 Capital Letter Mats
- 26 Lowercase Letter Mats
What Else Is Needed:
- If You Give A Mouse A Cookie by Laura Numeroff
- White Card Stock or Copy Paper
- Laminator and Laminating Pouches
- Dry Erase Pocket (optional)
- Cookie Crisp Cereal or Other Manipulative
To prepare this alphabet activity, click on the pencil below to download and print the letter mats. I like to print my resources on white card stock, because it is more durable. But, you can use copy paper too. Next, laminate the letter mats so your kids can write on them and use them over and over. You can also put the mats in dry erase pockets. There are two mats per piece of paper so you can cut them apart if you want to have your kids work on one letter at a time.
How To Use The Mouse & Cookie Letter Mats:
There are so many different ways to use these letters mats. You can easily differentiate this activity so your child is working on their fine motor skills or use these letter mats for sensory play.
Write– Your kids can practice writing the letters using a dry erase markers.
Cookies– After reading If You Give A Mouse A Cookie, your children can use Cookie Crisp cereal or other small cookies to form the letters.
Mini Erasers– Do your kids love mini eraser as much mine do? I have a whole collection of them and my children love using them on these mats.
Play Dough– Using play dough is such a fun sensory activity! Your kids can practice forming and shaping the letters using play dough or foam dough.
These Mouse & Cookie Letter Mats are a fun, hands-on way for kids to practice forming and writing lowercase and capital letters. This letter recognition activity is great for developing fine motor and pre-writing skills too.
Pin It For Later:
Do you want to save this letter recognition activity for later? Pin this to your alphabet board on Pinterest and it’ll be here for when you’re ready!
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Download The Freebie:
Click on the pencil below to download and print the free letter recognition activity printables!