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St. Patrick’s Day Building Letters Activity

Make Learning the ABC’s fun for your preschoolers and kindergarteners this March with this St. Patrick’s Day Building Letters Activity!

Letter Building Activity

Pair this resource with the St. Patrick’s Day Morning Tubs

St. Patrick’s Day Building Letters Activity:

Before your kids learn how to read and write, they need to be able to identify letters by their shapes and names.

Using hands-on activities like this one is an engaging way for your pre-readers to practice identifying and forming capital letters. 

St. Patrick's Day Literacy Activity

Getting Ready To Use The St. Patrick’s Day Building Letters Activity:

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What’s Included:

  • 26 Capital Letter St. Patrick’s Day Building Cards

What Else Is Needed:

  • White Card Stock 
  • Scissors
  • Craft Sticks
  • Mini Craft Sticks
  • Laminator
  • Laminating Pouches

Pre-Reading Activity

To get this letter building activity ready for your kids to use, fill out the form at the bottom of this page.

After receiving the email with the printables, download and print the cards on white card stock. 

Next, cut the cards apart. (There are two per page.) You may also want to laminate the cards so your kids can reuse this resource.

For this activity, your children will need to use both the full-size and mini craft sticks.

You can order either the colored or natural mini ones from Amazon or make your own.

To make your own set of mini craft sticks, cut the full-size ones in half. Then, sand the cut edge so it isn’t sharp or rough.

After preparing this activity for your pre-readers, store the cards and craft sticks in a resealable bag or box for a literacy activity that is easy to set up or take on the go. 

How To Use The St. Patrick’s Day Building Letters Activity:

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

Building Letters Activity

Next, they will use craft sticks to build the letter on the card.  

Learning the ABC's

If your kids are just starting to learn the ABC’s, have them start with just a few cards. You can then add more as their letter knowledge increases.

Letter Formation Activity

Your pre-readers will have fun working on letter recognition and formation with this St. Patrick’s Day Building Letters Activity

Extend the Learning:

Before you begin this activity, you can read St. Patrick’s Day books with your kids like these:

The Night Before St. Patrick’s Day by Natasha Wing 

St. Patrick’s Day by Gail Gibbons

The Berenstain Bears’ St. Patrick’s Day by Mike Berenstain 

You can also pair this activity with other St. Patrick’s Day-themed resources such as:

St. Patrick’s Day Lego Builds from Crystal and Comp

St. Patrick’s Day Alphabet Matching Cards from Homeschool Preschool

Pot of Gold Letter Recognition Activity 

Pin It For Later:

Do you want to save this letter recognition resource 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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These St. Patrick’s Day Morning Tubs are fun, hands-on activities that your preschoolers or kindergarteners can use to learn and review concepts.

Click on the picture to learn more about the resources included in this bundle!

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Over 20 St. Patrick’s Day Book for Kids

St. Patrick’s Day Letter Mats & Sensory Bin

St. Patrick’s Day Sight Word Bingo Game 

Download the St. Patrick’s Day Building Letters Activity:

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