Alphabet Matching Puzzles

upper and lower case activity for kids

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Combine the joy of puzzles with the importance of early literacy to teach your child the difference between upper and lower case letters.

LEARNING GOALS:

  • Letter recognition
  • Fine motor practice

AGE: 2 – 3 Years Old

TIME: 10 Mins

CATEGORY: Literacy, Motor Skills

MATERIALS:

  • Paper
  • Markers
  • Glue/Tape

INSTRUCTIONS

1
Cut different shapes and figures (for example: egg, heart, square, flower) out of a piece of paper or foam.
2
Cut each shape in half differently.
3
On one half of the shape, write the uppercase form of a letter (A). Write the lowercase form of the letter (a) on the other half.
4
Paste one half of each shape onto a separate piece of paper. Be sure to leave room for the corresponding half.
5
Have your child match the uppercase letters with the correct lowercase letters.

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TIPS
  • Improve your child’s phonemic awareness by focusing on individual letters, naming different words that start with that letter. Isolate the repeated, common sound for each individual word.

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