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As you may know, we love using dot stickers for all kind of learning activities – like this dot sticker alphabet i-spy activity and this apple tree letter matching activity. Dot stickers are usually pretty easy to find and they are fairly inexpensive. Plus, they are perfect for adding fine motor practice to activities.
One awesome thing about this name recognition activity is that it is super simple to set up. You can have it ready to go in a couple of minutes. Another thing I love about it is that preschoolers can do it independently.
Dot Sticker Name Recognition ActivityWhile doing this activity preschoolers will learn to recognize the letters in their name and the correct order of those letters. They will also develop fine motor skills while peeling and sticking the dot stickers.
After doing this activity with my 4-year-old daughter, she was so much more aware of the letters in her name and surprisingly already could put some of the letters in the correct order. I consider that a success! Especially since she really enjoyed doing it.
Setting Up a Fun Name Recognition ActivitySupplies Needed:
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- Large construction paper (9×12)
- Dot stickers in various colors (I love this pack!)
- Crayon or markers
- Divide the page into columns for each letter of the name.
- Write one letter of the name on each dot sticker. Rotating through the letters several times. I think I did each letter like 7 times. Do what works for you.