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Shark Letter Recognition Activity

Your pre-readers are going to think this Shark Letter Recognition Activity is “jaw-some!” It’s a fun way for them to work on learning the ABC’s this summer!


Naming Letters Activity

Shark Letter Recognition Activity:

Keep your kids learning all summer long with this ocean-themed activity! It would be a great addition to your ocean unit or so much fun to do during Shark Week.


It’s also a great way to extend your children’s learning after reading their favorite shark books. 


Alphabet Activity


Getting Ready To Use The Shark Letter Recognition Activity:

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What’s Included:

  • Shark to Feed
  • 26 Fish with Capital Letters
  • 26 Fish with Lowercase Letters


What Else Is Needed:

  • White Card Stock or Copy Paper 
  • Scissors 
  • Paper Bag or Cardboard Box
  • Glue


Learning the ABC's

To get this letter activity ready for your preschoolers, click on the button below and fill out the form. Then, download and print the shark and fish.


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 shark and fish, so your kids can use them over and over. Then, cut the pieces apart.


Finally, tape or glue the shark on a paper bag or cardboard box (such as a small tissue box) and cut the mouth out. 


You may also want to sort the capital and lowercase letter fish into two different groups, so your students can work on one at a time. 


How To Use The Shark Letter Recognition Activity:

For this alphabet activity, your preschoolers will pick a fish and say the name of the capital or lowercase letter on it as they “feed” it to the shark. 


Shark Activities for Kids


If your pre-readers have just begun learning the names of the letters, start with just a few capital or lowercase letters. You can then add more fish as their letter knowledge increases.


Ocean Activities for Kids


This Shark Letter Recognition Activity is a fun, hands-on way for your preschoolers to practice identifying capital and lowercase letters this summer!


How Can This Activity Be Differentiated? 

If your children can fluently name all of the capital and lowercase letters, they can practice finding the letters in their name.


Your kids can also say the sound that each letter makes as they feed the shark. If they know all the letter sounds, your students can work on spelling words such as sight words or CVC words. 



Pin It For Later:

Do you want to save this letter recognition activity for later? Pin this to your alphabet activities board on Pinterest and it’ll be here for when you’re ready!


Letter Recognition Activity


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Ocean Activities for Preschool:

Letter O Craft from Books and Giggles

World Ocean Day Cutting Practice from 3 Boys and a Dog

Ocean Pattern Block Printables from Crystal and Comp


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Saturday 16th of July 2022

This type of activity is one of my favorites. Thanks so much for all you hard work which makes mine easier.


Monday 24th of January 2022

I would like to try the Shark letter activity.

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Monday 24th of January 2022

Hi! Click on the button above where it says "Download the Freebie" to get this activity. Hope your kids like it!

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