Activities for ages 3 to 5.
ABC games are a fun, hands-on way to teach kids the names and sounds of letters. This roundup of 50 ABC games includes favorite finds from across the web. Whether you’re looking for a super active game or you’d like an easy download you can print and play, this list has you covered.
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Pull out your alphabet stamps and have kids match upper and lowercase letters with this free printable stamping sheet.
Teach kids how to write letters the proper way with a set of fun-filled handwriting activity sheets.
Play a round of super addictive Magic Squares.
Make learning to write upper and lowercase letters fun with Race to the Top.
Print copies of some free alphabet tracing worksheets. // Itsy Bitsy Fun
Laminate some alphabet playdough mats and let your kids practice letters through play. // This Reading Mama
Try out more than 150 different ways to practice letter writing with block letters. // The Measured Mom
Print a set of uppercase ABC LEGO cards. There’s a lowercase version too! // Wildflower Ramblings
Play a suspenseful round of ABC cup hunt.
Get messy with shaving cream letter recognition. // Little Bins for Little Hands
Read the classic “Chicka Chicka Boom Boom” and then turn a paper towel roll into a fun sticker match up.
Introduce children to a few new letter sounds with this super simple matching game. // No Time for Flashcards
Make a set of ABC animal handprints. // Craftulate
Try matching upper and lowercase popsicle sticks. // Smart Schoolhouse
Twist ABC letters with pipe cleaners. // Make and Takes
Print a batch of alphabet clip cards.
Create a DIY Phonics I-Spy Bottle. So smart! // The Imagination Tree
Grab a water shooter for a fun round of ABC Fireman Spray.
Let kids dig for alphabet treasure.
Play Letter Sound Slap. // Frugal Fun for Boys
Turn a muffin tin into an exciting round of Letter Toss.
Head outside and play Squirt the Letter. // Stay at Home Educator
Turn a dollar store beach ball into an alphabet ball. Easy peasy and so fun!
Go on an ABC obstacle course.
Play Ice Cream Alphabet Match Up. Yum!
Play Ping Pong Alphabet Bounce. // I Can Teach My Child
Go on a glow in the dark letter hunt. // Inspiration Laboratories
Spend a little time alphabet fishing. // Life Lesson Plans
Match upper and lowercase letters to build superheroes.
And finally, play a fun round of Letter Twister!! // Toddler Approved
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