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Popsicle Phonics Alphabet Puzzles

These summer themed Popsicle Phonics Alphabet Puzzles are such a fun way for preschool, prek, kindergarten, and first grade kids to practice beginning letter sounds and matching upper and lowercase letters.
FREE Popsicle Phonics Alphabet Puzzles - these are such a cute, fun, hands on alphabet letter activity for helping preschool, prek, kindergarten, and first grade kids practice identifying beginning letter sounds and matching uppercase and lowercase letters. This is perfect for centers, summer practice, homeschool, and abc games. #phonics #alphabet #kindergarten
Just because school is out for the summer doesn’t mean you should be doing fun, educational activities with your kids! If you completely stop reading, practicing math, and working on learning your alphabet letters you wil have a huge summer learning loss – teachers see students typically loose 30% of what they learned the previous year! YIKES! It is important to keep kids learning all June, July and August long so they come back to school not only ready to learn, but ready to move on to new, more advanced material in their new grade! These fun printable alphabet puzzles are a fun, playful way for kids to practice matching ABC letters with the sound they make.  

Printable Alphabet Puzzles

These phonics alphabet puzzles are super cute and such a FUN way for preschool, pre k,  kindergarten, and first grade students to  matching alphabet letters  – upper and lowercase letters as well as listening to the sounds letters make as they practice matching letter to beginning sounds with a fun summer twist.
Printable Alphabet Puzzles featuring letter c is for calculator, letter l is for leaf, letter qi s for quilt

Alphabet Activity

Start by scrolling to the bottom of the post, under the terms of use, and click on the text link that says >> Download <<. The pdf file will open in a new window for you to save and print the freebie. I suggest printing in color on cardstock. You may also want to laminate them for durability. This will ensure they survive all the hands on alphabet practice your child will have with this ABC printable!
Finally, cut out the popsicles for this phonics game. This printable take a little work to cut out carefully, but they are well worth the effort! I store the pieces in a large ziplock bag so they are ready to pull out and play at a moments notice. These also make a great summer themed addition to a literacy center for May or August.  (see cutting instructions below)
Alphabet Activity letter v is for vase, letter w is for watermelon and letter h is for hot dog

Kindergarten Summer Learning

Whether you are a parent, teacher, or homeschooler – you will love how this activity helps children practicing working on visual discrimination, phonemic awareness, and beginning to decipher words using phonics skills so they are ready to dive into reading during grade 1.
There are two levels to this activity depending on the age of your student:
  • 2 Part Uppercase and lowercase Letter Match – simply cut the popsicle apart at the top line so only the orange part is apart. This is great for preschoolers and prek to practice matching upper and lower letters.
  • 3 part Phonemic Awareness Puzzles – Cut apart the popsicles at both the top orange line AND cut apart the red stripe as well. Students will need to match both by visual discrimination AND by listening for the beginning sounds of the clipart shown. This listening for phonemic awareness is a great starting point for sounding out words, phonics, and reading independently!

Kids will have fun looking for beginning sounds with this school bus activity for preschool, prek, and kindergarten age kids FREE Fish Phonics Activity - this is such a fun, hands-on alphabet activity for helping prek and kindergarten age kids listen for beginning sounds #phonics #kindergarten #beginningsounds

Beginning Sounds Activities

If you are looking for more initial sound activities, you will love these free printable ideas:
FREE Apple Alphabet Letter Tracing Worksheets - super cute fall themed letter find worksheets to help kids play i spy and trace upper and lowercase letters. Perfect for preschool, prek, and kindergarten age kids. #preschool #kindergarten #Alphabet FREE Ice Cream Cone Alphabet Tracing - this is such a fun alphabet activity for preschool and kindergarten age kids to help them practice tracing letters with a fun summer theme #alphabet #preschool #kindergarten Princess-Cinderella-Color-by-ABC

ABC Printable

Looking for more ABC worksheets and activities to make learning letters fun? Try these:

Summer Sight Word Worksheets

Plus, don’t miss our most popular alphabet printables including our: Alphabet Coloring Pages, Alphabet Worksheets, Alphabet Printable Hats, Alphabet Playdough Mats,vAlphabet Do a Dot Printables, Fruit Loop Alphabet Printable Snack Mats, and printable alphabet crafts.  

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Beth Gorden

Beth Gorden is the creative multi-tasking creator of Kindergarten Worksheets and Games. As a busy mother of six, she strives to create hands-on learning activities and worksheets that kids will love to make learning FUN! Browse through more than 200,000 pages of FREE worksheets & educational activities for kindergartners! Plus don't miss her other sites www.123homeschool4me.com and www.preschoolplayandlearn.com

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