Letter A Apple Trees

Help preschoolers practice sorting upper and lower case alphabet letter Aa’s with this fun, hands on activity.
Letter A - Apple Tree Sorting Activity. This is such a fun hands on alphabet activity for toddler, preschool, and kindergarten age kids perfect for fall.

I love season activities.

And toddler, preschool, and kindergarten age kids especially love these fun themed learning activities.

Here is a fun, hands on, playful way for kids to practice discerning the letter A.

Letter A Sorting Activity for Preschoolers

all you need is 2 toilet paper rolls, green & brown construciton paper, and circle stickers

Here is what you need:
  • 2 cardboard rolls from toilet paper roll
  • 2 tree shaped green construction paper cutouts
  • 2 brown construction papers that are about 1” taller than the toilet paper rolls
  • Circle Stickers (we used red and yellow) with upper case A and lower case a letters
roll the toilet paper rolls in brown construction paper

Roll each of your toilet paper rolls in your brown construction paper and tape in place.

make a slit in the trunk to slide the leaf part in

Using your scissors make a slit on opposite sides of the top of the toilet paper roll. Slide your green leafy part into the tree trunk.

write a capital A on one tree and a lowercase a on the other trunk

Write a capital letter A on one trunk and a lowercase letter a on the other tree trunk. You are all set-up and ready to go.

Hint: We love using these trays for both art projects and to keep activities all neatly in one place.

upper lower case letter a sorint activity for preschoolers

You preschooler takes off the letter Aa “apple” stickers and puts them on the correct apple tree. The activity was a huge hit in our house!


Beth Gorden
Beth Gorden

Beth Gorden is a homeschooling mother of six who strives to enjoy every moment with her kids through hands-on learning, crafts, new experiences, and lots of playing together. Beth is also the creator and author of 123 Homeschool 4 Me where she shares 1000+ free printables, creative homeschool lessons, crafts, and other fun ideas to help preschool and homeschooling families have fun while learning and exploring together.