Alphabet Fine Motor Activities-Sticks
Help children learn to recognize and build the letters of the alphabet using craft sticks or twigs in preschool and kindergarten.
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This pack is part of our Alphabet Fine Motor Activities series. In this series of resources you’ll find various tools to help children learn to recognize and build the letters of the alphabet.
The emphasis here is on providing a hands-on and playful way for children to interact with letters using a variety of multi-sensory materials.
Inside this set you’ll find:
Individual uppercase letter prompt cards (4 to a page)
Individual lowercase letter prompt cards (4 to a page)
Combined upper and lowercase letter prompt cards (4 to a page)
Combined upper and lowercase letter mats (1 to a page as shown below)
Tips for Use:
Print out the stick building letter cue cards you’d like to use with your students. Consider printing on colorful paper.
You will find cue cards with uppercase only, lowercase only, and uppercase with lowercase.
Cut the pages apart into individual cards. Laminate the cue cards. If desired, you can hole punch the cards and place them on binder rings.
You can pair the cards with craft sticks in assorted sizes, as well as twigs, chenille stems, or cut straw bits.
Encourage children to reference the cue cards as they build the letters of the alphabet using sticks.
Extend the activity by challenging the children to build their names or other sight words with sticks.
If desired, the cards can also be left unlaminated.
This 52-page pack includes the following printables:
- Uppercase only cue cards
- Lowercase only cue cards
- Combined upper and lowercase cue cards
- Corresponding stick building mats
I had a little person in my class that started doing this on his own. When I introduced the center the whole class got involved! It was fantastic!
Stacey S. via TpT
A great addition to my choices at my alphabet center, providing students with a multisensory way to practice letters.
Lori E via TpT
We did this as an extension activity to a book. The kids loved it and our class book turned out AMAZING!
Mindy E. via TpT
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