If your preschoolers and kindergarteners are working learning the ABC’s, then grab this cute Squirrel Letter Recognition Activity!
With this resource, your pre-readers will have fun feeding acorns to the squirrel and saying the names of capital and lowercase letters.
This themed activity would be an engaging and entertaining addition to your autumn lesson plans.
This letter recognition activity is an engaging and entertaining resource to use it any early elementary classroom or homeschool.
You can add it to your literacy centers or morning tubs so your children can work on identifying letters independently or with a partner.
It can also be used in your small groups or as a response to early intervention resource.
Getting Ready to Use the Squirrel Letter Naming Activity:
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- Squirrel to Feed
- 26 Acorns with Capital Letters
- 26 Acorns with Lowercase Letters
What Else Is Needed:
To get this alphabet activity ready for your kids to use, fill out the form below.
Then, download and print the printables on white card stock.
Next, laminate the squirrel and acorns so your children can reuse this activity and cut all the pieces apart.
Finally, tape or glue the squirrel on a paper bag or cardboard box (such as a small tissue box) and cut out its mouth.
You may also want to sort the capital and lowercase letter acorns into two different groups, so your pre-readers can work on one set at a time.
How to Use the Squirrel Alphabet Activity:
For this letter recognition activity, your kids will pick an acorn and say the name of the capital or lowercase letter on it as they “feed” it to the squirrel.
Your preschoolers can start with just a few capital or lowercase letters. Once they are more familiar with these letters, you can add more.
As they feed the acorns to the squirrel, your children can also practice saying the sounds that each letter makes.
Your pre-readers will have fun learning capital and lowercase letters as they feed the acorns to the squirrel in this Squirrel Letter Recognition Activity!
More Fall Literacy Activities:
To extend this fun-filled fall-themed activity, pair it with these picture books and other literacy resources.
Fall Books for Kids:
Teach your young learners all about squirrels by reading these non-fiction and fiction books.
Squirrels Leap, Squirrels Sleep by April Pulley Sayre
Scaredy Squirrel by Melanie Watt
Gray Squirrels by G.G. Lake
Fall Activities for Kids:
You can also have your young learners do fall or squirrel and acorn-themed crafts and activities like these:
Busy Squirrel Class Book from Pre-K Pages
Rhyming Acorns from Mrs. Jones’ Creation Station
You May Also Like the Fall Morning Tubs:
These Fall Morning Tubs are fun, hands-on activities that your preschoolers and kindergarteners can use to review or learn new literacy and math concepts.
From letter matching to beginning sounds, your kids will work on a variety of literacy skills through engaging and entertaining themed activities.
Click on the picture to learn more about the resources that are included in this bundle!
Download the Fall Letter Recognition Activity:
To get the free printables for this Squirrel Letter Recognition Activity, click on the button below and fill out the form.