Inside: Looking for ways to work on the ABCs? These preschool alphabet games work on letter recognition and are hands-on fun!
You are ready to introduce the alphabet to your preschoolers. You hang the chart. You find some alphabet songs.
But then what?
You can get them engaged in playful learning through games. Fun, playful alphabet games that preschoolers love!
(P.S. It works!)
Here are 18 hands-on ways for preschoolers to explore the alphabet!
👉 Scroll down to find FREE printable alphabet cards!
Please note that some of these games might be more suitable for children who have stronger letter recognition skills. Choose the games you feel will be most fun for your child or group of children.
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If you are looking for alphabet ideas for home, you might like this collection: How to Put Together Toddler and How to Put Together Toddler and Preschool Alphabet Activities at Home.
18 Super Fun Preschool Alphabet Games
Learn the letters in your name with a simple name puzzle game.
Make a fun and engaging early literacy game for kids using alphabet ping pong balls and letter tubes. (The Imagination Tree)
Feed the shark different letters! Can be adapted for different levels. (Toddler Approved)
Use the provided free printables to make a literacy activity to “I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly”. (Lalymom)
Combine letter recognition and fine motor skills with an alphabet fish matching game. (Stir the Wonder)
Throw pretend snowballs at letters while learning letter sounds. (Mom Inspired Life)
Download the free printables for a Hop to It alphabet matching game. (123 Homeschool 4 Me)
Write the letters of the alphabet using a black Sharpie marker to create a set of alphabet beans for literacy play games. (The Imagination Tree)
Grab a box for a fun alphabet monster game. (Little Family Fun)
Add letter stickers to shaving cream to play a letter squish game. (I Can Teach My Child)
Find the hidden object while playing the ABC cup hunt game. (Playdough to Plato)
Find letters in flour while playing a simple letter matching game. (How Wee Learn)
When your child is ready to learn upper and lowercase letters, play the ABC ice cream game. (Coffee Cups and Crayons)
Get toy trucks involved with the dump truck alphabet game. (Homeschool Preschool)
Move your body while playing the alphabet knock down game. (Toddler Approved)
Work large motor skills with the alphabet basketball game. (The Activity Mom)
Use magnetic letters to play the runaway letter game. (Growing Book by Book)
Practice letter recognition while strengthening fine motor muscles with an apple tree alphabet game. (Fun Learning for Kids)
Bonus! Grab your FREE alphabet cards today!
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More literacy ideas:
Fine motor stamping sheets for use with dot markers, such as Do-A-Dot. Includes lowercase letters, uppercase letters, and numerals 0-9.
- Dot Stamping Uppercase Letters (26 pages)
- Dot Stamping Lowercase Letters (26 pages)
- Dot Stamping Numerals 0-9 (10 pages)
Great for letter/number recognition and early writing skills! Alternate activity idea: use pom-poms or other round materials to place/ glue on top of the dotted circles.
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