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1-2-3 Come Do Some Animal-Themed Alphabet Activities With Me

alphabet activities, alphabet crafts, alphabet posters, alphabet cards, alphabet games, alphabet poems, alphabet crafts, alphabet centers, alphabet assessments, animal activities, animal alphabet, alphabet emergent reader, alphabet booklet, animal alphabet booklet, alphabet worksheets Summer's a great time to visit the zoo.  It was also my favorite field trip with my first graders.  With fond memories of special animals and outings, I decided to design some animal-themed alphabet activities. 

Woo hoo! After an entire week of "playing", I just finished my  "Wild About the Alphabet" packet. Animals are a hot-button for children, so I think these will grab their attention and keep them focused.

Whether assessing to see where your kiddos are at for the beginning of the school year, or learning and practicing upper and lowercase letters throughout the year, I think you'll find some unique and useful activities here.

The packet includes the following:

alphabet activities, alphabet crafts, alphabet posters, alphabet cards, alphabet games, alphabet poems, alphabet crafts, alphabet centers, alphabet assessments, animal activities, animal alphabet, alphabet emergent reader, alphabet booklet, animal alphabet booklet, alphabet worksheets An ABC Emergent Reader: “My Animal Alphabet Booklet” (Black & white plus color copies). Students read, write, trace & color.

ABC Cards: There are 5 different sets in various sizes for upper and lowercase letters; in color plus black and white, with blank templates to program with whatever.

alphabet activities, alphabet crafts, alphabet posters, alphabet cards, alphabet games, alphabet poems, alphabet crafts, alphabet centers, alphabet assessments, animal activities, animal alphabet, alphabet emergent reader, alphabet booklet, animal alphabet booklet, alphabet worksheets Word Cards: Since part of learning the alphabet, is associating the letters with sounds and words, I've also included 26, mini-animal word cards, that match the emergent reader booklet, plus 26 more, with additional animals that include those on the Dolch noun list.

alphabet activities, alphabet crafts, alphabet posters, alphabet cards, alphabet games, alphabet poems, alphabet crafts, alphabet centers, alphabet assessments, animal activities, animal alphabet, alphabet emergent reader, alphabet booklet, animal alphabet booklet, alphabet worksheets 8 Games: "Mischievous Monkeys" a wall-display game; "Monkey Business" a hidden-letter game; "I Spy!" plus "Feed the Alpha-gator and Lion" game.

Along with a 4-page tip list to explain the card games: Memory Match, I Have; Who Has?, Kaboom, Speed and What's Missing. 

alphabet activities, alphabet crafts, alphabet posters, alphabet cards, alphabet games, alphabet poems, alphabet crafts, alphabet centers, alphabet assessments, animal activities, animal alphabet, alphabet emergent reader, alphabet booklet, animal alphabet booklet, alphabet worksheets 2 Center/Station Activities: Animal-print, strip puzzles for the uppercase letters, plus a Clothespin Clip game.

alphabet activities, alphabet crafts, alphabet posters, alphabet cards, alphabet games, alphabet poems, alphabet crafts, alphabet centers, alphabet assessments, animal activities, animal alphabet, alphabet emergent reader, alphabet booklet, animal alphabet booklet, alphabet worksheets 23 Worksheets for both upper and lowercase letters. "Monkey Mess", "Zooey Zoo", and "Bonkers Barnyard"  to name a few, which include colorful answer keys. 

I've included "trace & writes", "missing letters", matching, word finds, a Venn diagram, scrambled words, alphabetical order, a poem, Elkonin boxes, plus "cut & glue".

alphabet activities, alphabet crafts, alphabet posters, alphabet cards, alphabet games, alphabet poems, alphabet crafts, alphabet centers, alphabet assessments, animal activities, animal alphabet, alphabet emergent reader, alphabet booklet, animal alphabet booklet, alphabet worksheets 3 Craftivities: Gg Is For Giraffe Letter Slider, which can also be used as a fun way to whole-group assess.

alphabet activities, alphabet crafts, alphabet posters, alphabet cards, alphabet games, alphabet poems, alphabet crafts, alphabet centers, alphabet assessments, animal activities, animal alphabet, alphabet emergent reader, alphabet booklet, animal alphabet booklet, alphabet worksheets Animal-Print Initials, (Make extra strips out of the animal-print paper:snake, leopard, zebra, giraffe, alligator & tiger used for the puzzle center.)

Children create their first initial to make a personal letter puzzle, or glue the strips down. 

For that finishing touch, add their school photo and make a "Wild About Kids, Learning & Letters" bulletin board.

alphabet activities, alphabet crafts, alphabet posters, alphabet cards, alphabet games, alphabet poems, alphabet crafts, alphabet centers, alphabet assessments, animal activities, animal alphabet, alphabet emergent reader, alphabet booklet, animal alphabet booklet, alphabet worksheets "Feed the Animal" Kleenex-box craft.  I've included black and white templates for both the lion & alpha-gator.

alphabet activities, alphabet crafts, alphabet posters, alphabet cards, alphabet games, alphabet poems, alphabet crafts, alphabet centers, alphabet assessments, animal activities, animal alphabet, alphabet emergent reader, alphabet booklet, animal alphabet booklet, alphabet worksheets As well as the B&W alphabet cards, (snack crackers), so that children can make their own "Hungry for the Alphabet" game, for a fun way to practice at home. 

alphabet activities, alphabet crafts, alphabet posters, alphabet cards, alphabet games, alphabet poems, alphabet crafts, alphabet centers, alphabet assessments, animal activities, animal alphabet, alphabet emergent reader, alphabet booklet, animal alphabet booklet, alphabet worksheets 10 Posters: Color, plus black & white. Use the B&W ones, as worksheets.

There are also 26-large, uppercase, animal-print letter posters, to use in your puzzle center for little ones to lay the strips on.  These also make fun flashcards or anchor charts as well.

alphabet activities, alphabet crafts, alphabet posters, alphabet cards, alphabet games, alphabet poems, alphabet crafts, alphabet centers, alphabet assessments, animal activities, animal alphabet, alphabet emergent reader, alphabet booklet, animal alphabet booklet, alphabet worksheets 6 Assessments with recording sheets, so you can assess: uppercase, lowercase, sounds, &letter formation.

alphabet activities, alphabet crafts, alphabet posters, alphabet cards, alphabet games, alphabet poems, alphabet crafts, alphabet centers, alphabet assessments, animal activities, animal alphabet, alphabet emergent reader, alphabet booklet, animal alphabet booklet, alphabet worksheets I've also included a quick & easy "note home to parents", with assessment results, which identifies letter difficulties, and enlists their assistance.

3 Bookmarks: Color, plus black & white. Use as a reference, reward or mini assessment tool.

alphabet activities, alphabet crafts, alphabet posters, alphabet cards, alphabet games, alphabet poems, alphabet crafts, alphabet centers, alphabet assessments, animal activities, animal alphabet, alphabet emergent reader, alphabet booklet, animal alphabet booklet, alphabet worksheets 2 Certificates of Praise: Black & white, plus color for upper & lowercase letters.

As always, there are also directions, samples and photographs.

alphabet activities, alphabet crafts, alphabet posters, alphabet cards, alphabet games, alphabet poems, alphabet crafts, alphabet centers, alphabet assessments, animal activities, animal alphabet, alphabet emergent reader, alphabet booklet, animal alphabet booklet, alphabet worksheets You can see, I've packed in a little bit of everything you need to help make learning the alphabet less tedious and more fun. 

This big boy is a whopping 200-pages long and just $7.95 in my TpT store.  I truly enjoyed every minute of the zillion hours of work that went into it. Click on the link to pop on over. 

alphabet activities, alphabet crafts, alphabet posters, alphabet cards, alphabet games, alphabet poems, alphabet crafts, alphabet centers, alphabet assessments, animal activities, animal alphabet, alphabet emergent reader, alphabet booklet, animal alphabet booklet, alphabet worksheets I haven't forgotten the FREEBIES either. You can get a color copy of the Animal Alphabet emergent reader, plus the matching poster, by clicking on the link.  

Can't visit a zoo? I've also put together another FREEBIE:Virtual Zoo Field Trip packet, click on the link to grab a copy and let the "ed-ventures" begin.

alphabet activities, alphabet crafts, alphabet posters, alphabet cards, alphabet games, alphabet poems, alphabet crafts, alphabet centers, alphabet assessments, animal activities, animal alphabet, alphabet emergent reader, alphabet booklet, animal alphabet booklet, alphabet worksheets Well that's it for today.  Doing the happy dance that I finally finished this whopper, and can concentrate on knocking off some much smaller back-to-school projects.  Wishing you a carefree day.

 "Until one has loved an animal, a part of one's soul remains unawakened." -Anatole France

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