This pack of Christmas alphabet activities was designed with preschoolers, kindergarten and early first graders in mind featuring a Christmas holiday theme. Including numbers 0-20, these activities are more than matching and guessing. They are fun for kids and effective for teaching.
These Christmas Alphabet Activities will help preschoolers develop:
- alphabetic knowledge
- letter identification
- letter sound recognition
- letter sound production
- letter formation
- letter sequencing
- word recognition
- various print awareness skills
All the letter activities include every letter of the alphabet, both upper and lower case.
Here’s what’s included:
This pack includes over 115 pages of printable Christmas alphabet and literacy activities.
- Elf Letter Identification Clip Cards – Students use clothes pins to select the correct lower case letter by matching it to the upper case version on the same card.
- Christmas Icons Letter Sequencing Puzzles – With these basic puzzles students practice matching upper and lower case letters by ordering the puzzle strips to make a Christmas picture.
- Feed Rudolf Alphabet Game – Easily one of the most popular activities on my blog is now available in a fully printable version!
- Christmas Lights Fine Motor Letter Formation Cards– Students use pony beads, or another small manipulative to cover the dots to form the letters. These cards can also be used for threading.
- Gingerbread Letter Matching Games – Students play various games with these gingerbread house and men alphabet cards. This activity comes with several versions of play.
- Christmas Stocking Letter Matching – Draw a fireplace card and identify the letter, then find the corresponding stocking and hang it on the mantel. This activity also comes with several versions of play.
- Christmas Letter Formation Mats – Place these mats in a dry erase pocket and students can practice proper letter writing with a Christmas theme.
- Christmas Tree Alphabet Playdough Mats – Identify the letter on the card and then roll out playdough to form the letter. (These mats have been edited to include beginning sounds).
- Elf Letter Order Clip Cards – Students identify the missing lower case letter and then use clothes pins to select the corresponding upper case letter on the card.
- Christmas Line Tracing Cards – Practice prewriting skills and fine motor skills with these line tracing mats. (This activity includes several variations).
- Christmas Lights Roll and Cover – Roll the dice (included), identify the lower case letter and then find the corresponding letter on the mat and cover it with a manipulative. (This activity includes mats that work in alphabetical order as well as a set of mats that correspond with my Preschool Literacy Curriculum).
- Christmas Sight Word Letter Building and Formation Cards – Students first build the sight word with letter manipulatives and then get extra practice by tracing the words as well. (Includes sight words: a, I, the, see, and, is, to, it, if, we, can).
Each activity features beautiful done, colorful and high-interest Christmas themed images, turning math activities into something every preschool looks forward to.
How to Use These Christmas Printable Activities
This Christmas learning pack can be used in so many ways. Try them in the following settings:
- printable preschool centers
- small group activities
- table top activities
- circle time
- whole class skills practice
- informal assessments
How to Add These to What You’re Already Teaching
Of course, these printable alphabet activities pair wonderfully with my Preschool Literacy Curriculum, as well as my Preschool Literacy Centers Bundle (which is part of the literacy curriculum). You can use these printable Christmas alphabet activities to supplement any preschool literacy curriculum, or you can spend the month of December mastering letter identification, letter sounds, and other alphabetic knowledge skills.
Not only will these activities help your preschooler learn to associate upper and lower case letters and sounds, but your preschooler will also have such a positive experience in literacy because these games are fun!
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