The pandas are hungry and want some bamboo! Your kids will help “feed” the pandas as they trace the letters on these Panda Letter Writing Mats.
Writing activities like this one are fun way for your preschoolers and kindergarteners to work on letter formation and other pre-writing skills.
Before children can learn how to read, they need to be able to recognize the letters of the alphabet by their shape.
Using letter mats like these are a fun way for pre-writers to learn and practice letter shapes and formation.
Why Is Writing Important For Preschoolers?
Letter writing is an important skill for young children to learn and practice. Hands-on activities like this one will teach them about forming and structuring letters.
Pre-writing activities like these are also a great way for kids to develop their fine motor skills. They will work on using writing tools and their pencil grip too.
Getting Ready To Use The Panda Letter Writing Mats:
- 26 Panda Capital Letter Writing Mats
What Else Is Needed:
- White Card Stock or Copy Paper
- Laminating Pouches
- Dry Erase Marker
- Dry Erase Pocket (optional)
To get this letter writing activity ready for your student, fill out the form below.
Next, download and print the letter mats.
Then, laminate the mats or place them in dry erase pockets
How To Use The Panda Letter Writing Mats:
To use this writing activity, your pre-writers and beginning writers will pick a mat and identify the capital letter on it.
They will then start at the bamboo and trace the letter using a dry erase marker.
When your students the panda, they have “fed the panda” and finished writing the letter.
Finally, your children can trace the letters at the bottom of the mat for more letter formation practice.
There are many different ways to use this letter writing activity. Your pre-writers can use a small panda to trace the letter.
They can also form the letter using mini erasers, counting bears, play dough, pom poms, or another manipulative.
These Panda Letter Writing Mats are a fun way for your pre-writers and beginning writers to work on writing capital letters.
More Panda Activities for Kids:
You can pair this activity with non-fiction and fiction books like these:
National Geographic Readers: Pandas by Anne Schreiber
Panda Bear, Panda Bear, What Do You See? by Bill Martin Jr.
The Panda Problem by Deborah Underwood
Your students may also like these panda-themed resources:
You May Also Like These Letter Tracing Cards:
Do you have auditory learners that need to hear how letters are formed as they practice writing them?
Using these Letter Tracing Cards, your students will read (or listen as you read) how each letter is formed.
They will then practice writing the letter as they repeat how they are formed for multisensory learning.
Click on the link or the picture to learn more about this pre-writing activity!
Download The Panda Letter Writing Mats:
Fill out the form below to download and print the Panda Letter Writing Mats for your kids!