This Christmas tree find and cover the letters activity is a fun way for kids to learn letter sounds and letter identification this Christmas. It’s perfect for literacy centers!
Christmas Tree Find and Cover the Letters
While using these Christmas find and cover mats, students will review and reinforce letter sounds in a fun and engaging way.
This is perfect for your Christmas lesson plans!
Setting Up the Christmas Activity
These Christmas find and cover mats are super easy to prep. Just print and play!
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- The Christmas Tree Find and Cover Mats (button to download at the bottom of this post)
- Buttons or another small manipulative – like craft pom poms or counting chips
- Binder rings to put picture cards on (optional)
Just print the mats and slip into write and wipe pockets (or laminate) for durability.
The mats are now ready to use!
Playing the Christmas Find and Cover Alphabet Game
This Christmas alphabet game is super simple to play!
Students will begin by flipping over a letter sounds picture card. Then they will look at the picture and determine which sound is at the beginning of the word illustrated on the card.
Once they know the beginning sound represented on the card, they will then look for the corresponding letter on the Christmas tree.
After they find the letter they will cover it with a button or another manipulative of your choice.
If you would like to differentiate for kids who need more practice with letter identification, you could use letter magnets, letter beads or another alphabet manipulative.
You will put the magnets in a pile or a container and students will take one out and find the corresponding match on the Christmas tree. Then cover the spot with a button. Students can match the letters directly or lowercase to uppercase match.
I hope the kids have a blast with this Christmas alphabet activity!
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