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Snow Angel Alphabet Writing Tray

Your preschoolers and kindergarteners are sure to have “snow” much fun using this Snow Angel Alphabet Writing Tray this winter.

With winter literacy activities like this one, your students will work on writing strokes, letter formation, and more!

Letter Recognition Activity

You can use this sensory activity for your morning tubs, literacy centers, or early finishers bins.

You can also use it during your small groups or as an intervention resource for your pre-writers and beginning writers.

Getting Ready to Use the Snow Angel Alphabet Writing Activity:

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What’s Included:

  • 26 Capital Letter Snow Angel Cards
  • 26 Lowercase Letter Snow Angel Cards
  • 1 Capital Letter Recording Sheet
  • 1 Lowercase Letter Recording Sheet

What Else Is Needed:

To get this letter formation activity ready for your students to use, fill out the form below.

After receiving the email with the resource, download and print the cards on white card stock and the recording sheet on copy paper.

Next, laminate the cards and cut them apart. Then, make as many copies of the recording sheet that you need for your kids.

To set-up the writing tray, fill a tray or shallow container with a thin layer of salt, sugar, powdered sugar, or other snow-like filler.

How to Use the Snow Angel Letter Writing Tray:

First, your preschoolers and kindergarteners will pick a card and identify the capital or lowercase letter on it.

Sensory Activity

Next, they will practice writing the letter in the salt or other writing tray filler.

After your students form the letter, they can trace it on their recording sheet for extra practice.

Writing Letters Activity

They can then smooth out the salt, pick another card, and practice writing the letter.

Letter Writing Activity

This Snow Angel Alphabet Writing Tray is a fun sensory activity that your young learners can use to work on letter formation.

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Letter formation activity

More Winter Literacy Activities:

To extend this winter activity, you can pair it with these books and other themed literacy resources.

Winter Books for Kids:

Your students are sure to enjoy reading these picture books and learning more about the season.

Winter Wonderland by Jill Esbaum 

Goodbye Autumn, Hello Winter by Kenard Pak

Winter Dance by Marion Dane Bauer 

Winter Literacy Activities for Kids:

With these themed activities, your kids will work on letter recognition, CVC words, and more.

Snowman Building Letters Activity

Penguin CVC Words Activity

Polar Bear Onset & Rime Activity

You May Also Like the Winter Beginning Sounds Activity:

Make learning letter sounds “snow” much fun with this hands-on and low-prep Winter Beginning Sound Activity!

Your students will practice sorting the pictures and matching the sounds to the letter as they fill the mittens with snowballs.

Click on the link or the picture to learn more about this activity and see everything that is included.

Download the Snow Angel Alphabet Writing Tray Printables:

To get the winter letter formation activity, sign up right here.