50 Fun ABC Games for Kids

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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ABC Games List

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.

FREE Handwriting Activity Sheets! One for every letter of the alphabet.

Play a round of super-addictive Magic Squares.

Make learning to write upper and lowercase letters fun with Race to the Top.

ABC Game 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

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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

Desktop27-2Play a suspenseful round of ABC cup hunt.

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.  This is an ABC game favorite!

Chicka Boom Boom 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

Use a dollar store photo album to make an addictively fun Matchbox car letter tracing book. There’s a lowercase version, too!

FREE Alphabet Tracing Book

Try matching upper and lowercase popsicle sticks. // Smart Schoolhouse

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Twist ABC letters with pipe cleaners. // Make and Takes

Make connect the dot alphabet sheets.

Print a batch of alphabet clip cards.

FREE printable alphabet clip cards

Create a DIY Phonics I-Spy Bottle. So smart! // The Imagination TreePhonics-I-Spy-game-666x1000

Want an ABC game AND some water fun?  Grab a water shooter for a fun round of ABC Fireman Spray.

ABC Fireman Spray {Playdough to Plato}

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.

Letter Toss - ABC & 123

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!

ABC Games: Alphabet Ball

Go on an ABC obstacle course.

Play Ice Cream Alphabet Match Up. Yum!

Alphabet Match

Play Ping Pong Alphabet Bounce. // I Can Teach My Child

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Go on a glow-in-the-dark letter hunt. // Inspiration Laboratories

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Spend a little time alphabet fishing. // Life Lesson Plans

Match upper and lowercase letters to build superheroes.

Such an awesome ABC game! Free superhero alphabet match up.

And finally, play a fun round of Letter Twister!! // Toddler Approved

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7 Comments

  1. Mary Catherine

    Wow — so many awesome games to teach the alphabet! What a great resource for all of us. Thanks so much for sharing, and thanks for the opportunity to link up. 🙂

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  3. May zhang

    Hi, I can’t open the link for Race to the Top. Can you please send me the link?

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    • Ashley

      Hi May,
      Thanks for reaching out. I’m sorry you’re having trouble downloading. We never want that. Please check out our troubleshooting video HERE for help. You’ll also want to make sure you have the most recent version of Adobe Reader Other and that you’re allowing pop ups from our site. If you still can’t get it to work, you can email me at hello@playdoughtoplato.com
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      Ashley // Happiness Ambassador

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  4. Moe

    I like alphabet ato z .
    Your’s idea is big
    Thank you

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    • Ashley

      Thank you!
      Hope you find these alphabet ideas to be helpful!
      Warmly,
      Ashley // Happiness Ambassador

      Reply

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