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Literacy Activity for Preschoolers with Printable Alphabet Mats

Practice letter recognition with a literacy activity for preschoolers that is engaging and easily adaptable for all ability levels. The best part about this literacy activity is that there are multiple activities in one. You can use this preschool letter printable to work on letter recognition, capital and lowercase letter matching, letter writing, and beginning sounds. Basically you are getting 4 activities in one.

Literacy Activity for Preschoolers using free printable letter mats!

Literacy Activity for Preschoolers

When you can find a single literacy activity for preschool that can be used for multiple skills and ability levels you know you have hit the jackpot. This is one of those jackpot preschool printables. It is four activities in one.

printable 4-in-1 Preschool Literacy Skills

Preschool Literacy Skills

You can use this free literacy printable to practice a variety of early literacy skills with your preschoolers.

  • Letter Recognition – identify a capital or lowercase letter by name, match capital and lowercase letters to their counterpart
  • Letter Writing – write capital and lowercase letters with varying levels of assistance (tracing vs. independent)
  • Phonics – identify the sound letters make

free printable Alphabet Mats to work on literacy as preschoolers match letter magnets with upper and lowercase letters, trace the letters, and match cute clipart that has the same beginning sounds.

Alphabet Mats

Start by scrolling to the bottom of the post, under the terms of use, and click on the text link that says >> Download <<. The pdf file will open in a new window for you to save the freebie and print the pages in the printable Letter Mats for Preschoolers Template.

Now print in color and cut apart the template. Whether you are a parent, teacher, or homeschooler, this fun hands on literacy activity for pre k is sure to be a hit! Use it for summer learning, in a literacy center in your classroom or as a supplemental activity throughout the year.
  • Use letter magnets to match the corresponding letter
  • Write/trace the letters (capital and lowercase) in the empty boxes with a dry erase marker if you laminate the strips (making it reusable) or a crayon, marker, pencil to use the activity once.
  • Match the picture strips to the letter mats based on the letters beginning sound. (great for developing phonemic awareness as students listen for beginning sounds)

Alphabet Activity for pre k students

Preschool Letter Activity

As a mom and teacher, I love that these activities are adaptable. That means I can use the same resource for my toddler, preschooler, and pre k kiddos. I can prep once and each kid can get an activity that meets their developmental needs.

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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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