Introducing letters to young kids should be done in a fun way.
Whether it is through play, crafts, sensory activities or song and movement activities, it should be enjoyable to all.
Here are 26 ideas, one for each letter of the alphabet to start you off. You can introduce one letter per week(or every other week) and add more hands-on activities to these ideas.
Alphabet LettersLetter A
Turn the letter aA into an alligator or an apple.
Use circle stickers or do-a-dot markers for this B is for Bus activity.
Put together a toy basket for exploring, all toys starting with a cC for example: car, cow...
D is for dinosaur and dots! Have fun learning about dinosaurs, dots or dotty dinosaurs?
Turn an E into an elephant, a super fun craft! Can you make the sound if an elephant?
F is for Feathers. Discover feathers, a great sensory experience and fill up the fF shaoe with feathers too.
Make this Gum ball craft out of the letter shape G, use different colors for tour gum balls to work on color recognition too!
Find the hH on the heart and add a clip. This is great for fine motor skills as well.
Print this free iguana coloring page and learn all about iguanas!
Fill the Jj shape with jelly beans, use the beans for counting and color recognition and eat them too!
Make a shiny key with foil to go along with the letter kK, a good ripping activity for little hands.
Lace up your letter lL to work on fine motor skills too!
From marshmallows to monkeys to M&M's, use these free printables cor learning about the letter mM.
Turn your letter nN into a night sky masterpiece. Enjoy playing with night sky playdough too!
O is for Octopus! How many legs does an octopus have? The use of Cheerios is genius too!
Paint your letter pP with pompoms. What colors start with p? Pink and purple!
Use fabric scraps to make a quilt, so fun!
R is for rainbow- use rainbow colored paper to fill up the letter rR. Cut your own strips of paper to work on scissors skills too.
Turn your sS into a spotty snake! What is the sound a snake makes? Ssss...
T is for turtle! Make this fun craft and learn all about the difference between a turtle and a tortoise.
Find lots of fun uU letter activities and printables here, Under the Umbrella...
Make a vase for all your violets! This will fit with a Soring theme.
Use wheel pasta for this wW activity! A great activity to go along with the theme transportation.
X is for eXplore, fabulous ideas for sensory exploration for the letter x!
Y is for Yarn! Fill your letter yY with yarn. What color start with a y too? Yellow!
Z is for zebra! Turn your Zz into a cute zebra!
Lots of fun letter of the week activity ideas! Perfect for your totschool or preschoolers to enjoy!
Alphabet Worksheet for Kids
- ALPHABET Bingo Marker Mystery Puzzles
- Alphabet Hats
- Cut & Paste Alphabet Book
- Alphabet Playdough PLAYmats
- Alphabet Dot-to-Dot
- Bingo Marker Alphabet Letter Find
- Phonics Coloring Pages
- Lego Duplo Alphabet Mats
- Alphabet Practice Worksheets
- Alphabet Mini Books
Nadia is South African mom to two littlies, a former preschool teacher and currently working as a reading therapist at a remedial school. She blogs over at Teach Me Mommy about easy and playful activities inspiring you to be your child's first teacher. Follow along on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, and Twitter.