If your pre-readers are learning the ABC’s, they are sure to love this Valentine Monster Letter Recognition Activity!
It’s a fun, hands-on resource that will help your preschoolers and kindergarteners practice identifying capital and lowercase letters.
Depending on your children’s letter knowledge, you can have them work on naming the capital or lowercase letters.
Or, you can mix the cards together and have them work on identifying both. You can also have your kids practice letter sounds.
What Is Letter Recognition?
When your pre-readers can recognize the letters of the alphabet, they know all of the lowercase and capital letters by their shapes and names.
They can also distinguish between them too. Using hands-on activities like this one makes learning the ABC’s fun!
Getting Ready To Use The Valentine Monster Letter Recognition Activity:
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- Valentine Monster
- 26 Lowercase Letter Heart-Shaped Cookies
- 26 Capital Letter Heart-Shaped Cookies
What Else Is Needed:
- White Card Stock or Copy Paper
- Paper Bag or Cardboard Box
To get this letter recognition activity ready for your kids, fill out the form at the bottom of this page.
After getting the email with the printables, you can download and print the resource on white card stock.
Next, laminate the monster and heart-shaped cookies, so your kids can use them over and over. Then, cut the pieces apart.
Finally, tape or glue the monster on a paper bag or cardboard box (such as a small tissue box) and cut the mouth out.
How To Use The Valentine Monster Letter Recognition Activity:
To use this letter recognition activity, your preschoolers or kindergarteners will pick a heart-shaped cookie and identify the letter on it as they feed the monster.
Start with just a few cookies and then add a few more as your children learn and become confident naming the letters.
This Valentine Monster Letter Recognition Activity is a fun, hands-on way for pre-readers to practice identifying capital and lowercase letters!
More Valentine Activities for Kids:
Your can extend this learning activity by reading Love Monster picture books to your kids:
Love Monster by Rachel Bright
Love Monster and the Last Chocolate by Rachel Bright
You can also pair this resource with these Valentine monster-themed activities:
Love Monster Addition to 10 Cards from The Kindergarten Connection
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