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Alphabet Task Cards | Free Printables

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These alphabet task cards will help to visualize and understand the words and pronounce them. Pre-schoolers and 1st-grade students will learn basic word methods and can improve their basic word skills with our free printable alphabet task cards.

Preparing Alphabet Task Cards for Children

Our children will be able to learn the alphabet very easily and interactively with the help of these task cards. This approach is quite successful. This method should assist your young champ in learning the letters and laying a solid reading foundation.

Prep Work

There is very little prep work for this activity, and if you print them on cardstock and laminate they will last a long time.

  1. Print off cards
  2. Cut them out
  3. Gather up a cookie tray and magnetic letters

That’s it! Now you are ready to go.

Instructions for Alphabet Task Cards

Before I sat my three-year-olds down with me, I made sure I had every letter of the alphabet out. My little ones do great sitting down and doing activities with me, but if I’m digging for letters or getting materials together I’ve lost them. I put four of the task cards on the cookie sheet and then placed six letters next to them. I pointed to each picture and they would tell me what it was. Next, I asked them what letter the picture started with. They then would locate the magnetic letter and finally place it in the square on the task card. For our last step, we would “read” the word. I would say the word as I ran my finger under it. Then I would have each of my little ones “read” the word while I guided their finger under the word.

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Skills You Are Building by Using Alphabet Task Cards

  1. Vocabulary – As the children look at the pictures and say the words, they build vocabulary. Some of the pictures like “cat” will be familiar to them. Others like igloo, x-ray, or jellyfish may be new for them.
  2. Speech – My little girl has struggled with her speech. This activity gives me a wonderful opportunity for her to practice saying specific words. It is even great for her twin brother, who speaks very well for his age. But like most three-year-olds, there are words that he doesn’t pronounce correctly. Again, as we are “reading” words he gets to practice saying them correctly.
  3. Beginning Sounds – Obviously, as the children are saying the words and finding the letters that it starts with they are practicing beginning sounds.
  4. Letter Recognition – Since our little ones our having to find the magnetic letters to place on the task cards, they are working on letter recognition.

Download Free Printable PDF

Download the following PDF and play with your kiddo with joy.

So today, we’ve discussed alphabet task cards. Download our free worksheets, and after practicing these worksheets, students will surely improve their word skills and have a better understanding of words. Once we finish these task cards, we will be moving on to another alphabet cookie tray activity and then a baseball alphabet sort.

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