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Candy Letter Recognition

This candy-inspired letter identification preschool activity has minimal prep and can be used in so many ways. Your child will be engaged in letter recognition, letter matching, and letter writing. There are multiple ways to adjust this activity so that you can meet your child’s needs.

FREE Candy Letter Recognition - this super cute activity helps toddler, preschool, and kindergarten age kids to practice identifying uppercase letters while having fun with a candy theme perfect for Valentines Day #valentinesday #preschool #alphabet

Our preschoolers will be focusing on letter recognition and writing. You can also adapt this activity so that your child can work on matching capital and lowercase letters.

Candy Letter Recognition

Your pre-k kiddo is going to play with a sensory bin while finding number pieces. When they find a number piece in the sensory bin they will match it to their recording sheet and trace the number.

easy, low prep letter recogition activity for preschoolers and kindergartners and toddlers


  • Candy Themed Letter Recognition Template
  • Marker
  • Scissors


  • Download the FREE Candy Themed Letter Recognition Template below.
  • Print and cut the template.
  • Place the letter pieces in a bowl or a pile.
  • Pull one letter from the bin, find that letter on the recording sheet and trace it with the marker.
  • Repeat until you have traced all letters.

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Modifications for this Activity

  • Cover the letters on the template with letter magnets for kids who are not ready to trace letters
  • Match lowercase letter magnets to the recording sheet


  • Laminate for durability and to use multiple times
  • Place the letter pieces in a sensory bin for added engagement
  • Tape the letter pieces around the room and “hunt” for them to add movement to this activity.

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Candy theme alphabet activity for valentines day

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Emily is a teacher turned mom who just couldn't quite leave the classroom behind. She has 2 toddlers at home whom she is prepping for kindergarten by doing hands-on learning activities at home. Her blog, Sandbox Academy, focuses on learning literacy, math, STEM, and the arts through crafts and play.

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