Tuesday, August 15, 2017

FREE Crayon Box Alphabet Match

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Kids will have fun practicing identifying uppercase and lowercase letters with this crayon box alphabet match.
FREE Crayon Box Alphabet Match - this is such a fun back to school activity to help preschool, prek, and kindergarten age kids match uppercase letters with lowercase letters! These are great for literacy centers, homeschool, and home preschool

Alphabet activities that include different levels of learning with both uppercase and lowercase letter skills are perfect for going back to school with kindergartners! Playing one game 3 ways helps all kids work on their skill level.

Lowercase Letter Match

uppercase letter and lowercase letter matching activity

This free printable crayon box alphabet match activity includes 2 sets. There is an 

  • uppercase to uppercase matching set
  • lowercase to lowercase matching set
Print the pages from the file below that you need for the activity. Laminate the pages before cutting or print on cardstock for extra durability. Cut apart on the dotted gray lines around the crayon box cards. Then cut across the middle gray dotted line to split the crayon box in half. Now that the game is prepped, it's time to play!

I like to set one part of the crayon boxes out on the table. Put all of the top halves of the crayon boxes out, and put the rest of the bottom halves in a basket. Pick one card out at a time, find a match, and play again!

Uppercase Letter Match

capital letters

3 Ways to Play & Learn

The object of the crayon box alphabet match game is to correctly put the crayon boxes back together when the letter of the top of the crayon box is the same as the letter on the bottom.

  1. For those kindergarteners who are still being exposed to letters of the alphabet, uppercase letters are a great place to start. Using the uppercase set of crayon box cards helps reinforce uppercase letter recognition. Practice saying the names of the letters as the crayon box cards are picked out of the basket. 
  2. To match uppercase letters to lowercase letters, print both sets of the crayon boxes. Cut them all apart, but only use the uppercase letters on the top and the lowercase letters on the bottom. This is a good way to evaluate which letters of the alphabet have been fully mastered. Partner up kids while playing to encourage even more learning! 
  3.  Many times, after recognizing the uppercase letters of the alphabet, the lowercase letters are focused on. Print just the lowercase crayon boxes to play with. Start with the letters that have been mastered and work from there. Play multiple times to reinforce the letter skills. Printable learning games that can be used in different ways are perfect when teaching multiple skill levels. 
HINT:  Start with just the letters in your kindergartener's name if 26 letters is overwhelming.

3 ways to play: lowercase letters to lower case letters, upper case letters to uppercase letters, and uppercase to lowercase alphabet letter matching

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