FREE Seashell Matching Upper and Lowercase Letters

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

FREE Seashell Matching Upper and Lowercase Letters

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Alphabet activities that keep preschoolers and kindergarteners engaged include inviting kid-friendly themes like finding seashells at the beach! Our seashell uppercase and lowercase alphabet match printable is easily prepped and can be played at different levels at the same time.
FREE Seashell Matching Upper and Lowercase Letters  - this is such a fun way for preschool, prek, and kindergarten age to practice identifying uppercase and lowercase letters.

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Matching Upper and Lowercase Letters

Matching Upper and Lowercase Letters

This printable alphabet activity includes 26 sand buckets, 52 uppercase seashells, and 52 lowercase seashells. All pieces include easy to cut apart gray dotted lines to make prepping the activity even easier!

Download and print the activity from the link below. For my preschoolers, I like to print on cardstock and then laminate my printable activities. This just keeps the pieces around longer when after their little fingers bend and twist them as they play!

lowercase letter


You can choose how fancy you get with this set of alphabet printables. The dotted lines are included, but you can cut the sand buckets and seashells out completely if you prefer. I don't like to spend more time prepping than I have to, so I love straight lines!

The object of the seashell uppercase and lowercase alphabet match is to match all of the seashell correctly to the corresponding sand buckets. How you choose to play will depend on the learning levels and skills you are working on. Feel free to differentiate as needed!

uppercase letter

The alphabet seashells include 2 sets of uppercase letters and 2 sets of lowercase letters for each sand bucket. For more advanced preschoolers and kindergarteners, matching all 4 seashells to the correct bucket can be the goal.

For those kids who have not mastered uppercase letters yet, focus on just working with the uppercase seashells. What's great about this activity is that you can model matching one seashell to the sand bucket, and then the child can work on finding the other seashell. This can also be done in small group with partners while they work together to each find an uppercase letter.

uppercase and lowercase letters
After mastering matching the uppercase letters, move to the lowercase lettered seashells. To limit the overwhelming feeling of so many seashells waiting to be matched, take the uppercase seashells out of the activity at first. Consider just offering one set of lowercase seashells at first.

Whichever way you play, lots of letter recognition practice will happen!



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Nicole Alphabet Printables ContributorNicole is a former Kindergarten teacher who now uses her Early Childhood Education Degree in her preschool classroom! She keeps her preschoolers engaged with simple (sometimes messy!) play ideas that encourage hands-on learning. Find more of her educational activities and printables at Modern Preschool.



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