30+ Alphabet Activities for Preschoolers

Explore these 30+ playful hands-on alphabet activities with your preschooler and even toddler. The best collection of fun ideas to learn the letters of the alphabet with your child.

The Ultimate Collection of Alphabet Activities for Preschool

Looking for letter recognition games online? You’ve found the perfect spot with over 30+ letter recognition games for kids. They are play-based learning to help your child explore and enjoy as they discover the letters of the alphabet.

We’re excited to share with you a year-long collection of various activities for the alphabet. As your child creates and plays these activities and games they will focus on learning letter recognition and learning letter sounds.

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One fun way to kick off is with the best alphabet books for kids! Here’s my favorite ABC books.

Let’s get started with these kindergarten and preschool activities for the alphabet…

This hands-on activity collection shares a variety of alphabet learning skills including:

  • letter identification
  • letter sounds
  • uppercase and lowercase matching
  • beginning sounds isolation
  • letter formation
Alphabet Quilt Activity for Kids inspired by Llama Llama Red Pajama
Pinkalicious Inspired Alphabet Game for Kids
Letter matching roads: a great way to practice the alphabet outside. Letter learning fun!

Llama Llama Red Pajama Alphabet Quilt Activity

Pinkalicious Inspired Alphabet Game

Letter Matching Roads with Cars

Rainbow Drip Painting Alphabet Art

Sidewalk Chalk drawing of coconut tree with letters on it inspired by the book Chicka chicka Boom Boom

Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Letter Activity & Craft

Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Sidewalk Chalk Game

ABC Straws with Sticker Matching Game

Letters in Your Name Activities for Kids

Pencil Themed Clothespins for Games for Kids
Write and Wipe Letter Learning Game for early learners

Paper Bag Letter Game with Goldfish Crackers

Pencil Themed Letter Game for Kids

Wipe and Write Letter Learning Activity

Acorn Alphabet Sensory Jar Game for Preschoolers
Owl alphabet game for preschoolers

Acorn Alphabet Sensory Game

Fall ABC Activity with Letter Sounds

Printable Owl Themed Alphabet Game

Turkey Alphabet Game

Witch Themed Alphabet Game inspired by Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson
Monster Alphabet Activity for Preschoolers

Witched Themed Alphabet Hide And Seek Game

Monster Themed Alphabet Craft Idea

ABC Monster Math with Sidewalk Chalk

READ and Decoate, a Christmas Tree Letter Recognition Activity for Kids. Christmas Tree Letter craft. Learn your ABC's
Alphabet Christmas Tree Game for Kids

Alphabet Christmas Tree

Christmas Tree Alphabet Game

Christmas Tree Letter Recognition Game

Alphabet Christmas Activities for Christmas

Snow Themed Alphabet Activities for Preschoolers
Penguin Themed Alphabet Game for Preschoolers with Printables

Pretend Snow Sensory Alphabet Game

Alphabet Sensory Exploration Activity

Penguin Themed Alphabet Game

Valentine’s Day Alphabet Activities

Cat in the Hat inspired Alphabet Fishbowl Game with ABC Sticker Mat
ABC Fun with Dr. Seuss Book The Cat in the Hat
Fun and Easy String Letters - an alphabet craft and game for kids

Cat in the Hat Alphabet Fishbowl Sensory Game

Cat in the Hat Alphabet Movement Game

String Letters Craft and Game

Lacing Letters Inspired by the Very Hungry Caterpillar
Letter Bugs Busy Bag Idea for Kids with Lids and ABC Printable
Bunny Alphabet Game with Sidewalk Chalk for Movement and ABC Fun for Preschoolers

Lacing Letter Activity Inspired by the Very Hungry Caterpillar

Letter Bugs Activity with Printable

Bunny Alphabet Game with Sidewalk Chalk

Garden Alphabet Hunt

Alphabet Fun with Seashells
Child learning their Alphabet with hands-on Swimming Letters with Dory Sensory Bag
sight words written in sand by copying sight word on seashell

Alphabet Matching Game with Seashells

Swimming with Letters Dory Sensory Bag

Letters in the Sand Game

Pool Noodle Alphabet Basket. A fun pool noodle game idea for kids
Boats made with Pool Noodles, straws and paper with letters
Giant ABC Pool Noodle Beads

Pool Noodle Alphabet Basket

Pool Noodle Alphabet Boat Matching Game

ABC Order with Pool Noodle Beads

Alphabet Pool Noodle Obstacle Course

There you have it! A year-long list of alphabet activities for your child. So many fun ways to teach the alphabet! Which one will you try first?

We strongly recommend using these adorable children’s picture books that focus on the alphabet as one of your main resources too. Here are my favorite alphabet books for preschoolers and toddlers.

featured book covers of the best alphabet books for preschoolers and toddlers

Preschool Letter Activities

How do you teach your child the letters: Parent and teacher ideas and material suggestions
Learning the ABC's. Teaching the Alphabet Activities

Common questions from parents about helping your child learn about the alphabet.

  • How to teach recognition of alphabet letters
  • How do I teach my child letter recognition?
  • Should you teach letter names or sounds first?
  • How do you teach students letter sounds?

You’ll find the answers to these questions here:

How do you teach the letters of the Alphabet?

Teaching the alphabet activities for children

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