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Twinkle Twinkle Little Star Name Recognition Activity

I have another fun learning activity tied to a nursery rhyme for you today: Twinkle Twinkle Little Star name recognition activity!

Twinkle Twinkle Little Star Name Recognition Activity

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Twinkle Twinkle Little Star Name Recognition Activity

Twinkle twinkle little star, do you know how loved you are . . . Use this activity to develop name recognition and fine motor skills, but also, use this opportunity to show your child how unique and loved he/she is! Setting up this activity is easy. All you need is:

  • star shapes(you can use readymade ones or cut it from cardboard or craft foam)
  • marker
  • pipecleaner
  • hole puncher
twinkle twinkle little star kindergarten game

Write the letters of the name on the stars and punch holes at the top of the stars.

name recognition activity

Place the stars (in the wrong order) together with the pipecleaner on a tray. Let your child lace the pipecleaner through the letters in the correct order. This works on letter recognition, ordering and fine motor skills.

name game

You can use the end product as a name board on your child door or even as an ornament on the Christmas tree! A fun name recognition activity perfect for your preschooler or kindergartener and perfect to go with the rhyme Twinkle Twinkle Little Star!

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Nadia is South African mom to two littlies, a former preschool teacher and currently working as a reading therapist at a remedial school. She blogs over at about easy and playful activities inspiring you to be your child's first teacher.

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