Your preschoolers and kindergarteners will have “snow” much fun working on letter recognition with these Snowflake Bentley Alphabet Cards!
With winter literacy activities like this one, your students will not only work on learning the ABC’s but also develop their visual discrimination and fine motor skills.
After reading the book Snowflake Bentley by Jacqueline Briggs Martin and learning about snowflakes, your students can put their own visual discrimination skills to the test with this activity.
As they open the clothespins and clip them onto the cards, they will also be working on developing their fine motor skills.
Getting Ready to Use the Snowflake Bentley Letter Cards:
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- 52 Alphabet Clip Cards
What Else Is Needed:
- Snowflake Bentley by Jacqueline Briggs Martin
- White Card Stock
- Laminating Sheets
To get this letter recogition 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.
If you want your kids to be able to check their answers, put a dot or put a sticker on the back of the card where the clothespin will be after they clip it.
Then, laminate the cards and cut them apart. You can store these cards and clothespins in a small box or pouch.
How to Use the Snowflake Bentley Letter Clip Cards:
For this letter recognition activity, your students will first pick a card and say the capital letters on the snowflakes.
If the letters are the same, they will clip a clothespin on yes. If they letters are different, they will clip a clothespin on no.
They can check to see if they clipped the clothespin on the correct spot if you marked the answer on the back of the card.
Your young learners can also cover the words will small manipulatives such as mini erasers, pom poms, or snap cubes.
They will continue to identify the letters as they working through the other cards in the set.
With these Snowflake Bentley Alphabet Cards, your students can on letter recognition and visual discrimination skills this winter.
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More Winter Literacy Activities:
To extend this snowflake-themed activity, you can pair it with these books and other themed literacy resources.
Winter Books for Kids:
Your young learners can learn more about snow and winter by reading these picture books.
Curious About Snow by Gina Shaw
The Story of Snow: The Science of Winter’s Wonder by Mark Cassino
Winter Wonderland by Jill Esbaun
Winter Literacy Activities for Kids:
With these themed activities, your students can practice letter recognition, writing strokes, and more.
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