Editable name writing practice activities that include hands-on name tracing and name building worksheets and games for preschool and kindergarten.
Name Writing Practice
These editable name writing practice activities make learning names lots of fun!
They incorporate lots of fun manipulatives to make learning names a hands-on experience, are editable so you can easily change them up year after year, and are low-prep so that you can save lots of time!
In addition, you will be providing fun, engaging name learning activities for the students you teach.
I am so excited to share these with you!
Hands- On Name Activities
Not only do these name activities teach kids to recognize and write their name, but they do it in a way that is fun and uses a variety of manipulatives and supplies.
Kids will use things like play dough, dot markers, art supplies, blocks, dry-erase markers and more while learning their name.
Now you don’t have to be stuck in the rut of just having kids trace their name over and over again.
Even better, most of the activities are print and play! Many can just be slipped into write and wipe pockets and used that way. Others only require cutting on a few lines.
You are going to save lots of time, up the fun factor in your classroom and feel like a rockstar.
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Name Activities for Kids
Editable Name Mini Books
These mini books have 9 pages and each one has a name activity on it.
- Page 1: My Name Title Page
- Page 2: First Letter of My Name
- Page 3: Color My Name
- Page 4: Say the Letters in My Name
- Page 5: Find the Letters in My Name
- Page 6: Dot My Name
- Page 7: Rainbow Trace My Name
- Page 8: Trace My Name
- Page 9: Write My Name
My Name Play Dough Mats
These hands-on mats invite students to build their name with play dough and then say the letters in their name.
Decorate My Name Mats
Students will decorate their name with art supplies and then trace their name.
These can be one time use sheets or you can slip them into write and wipe pockets and students can use them again and again.
Name Tracing Worksheets
Dot My Name Sheets
There are 3 different versions of these sheets. Students can use cotton swabs dipped in paint or dot markers to dot their name. Then they will find the letters in their name and trace their name.
Learning My Name Worksheets
Five different types of interactive worksheets for students to learn their name.
Progressive Name Tracing Mats
These mats give kids a chance to practice tracing their name in a variety of ways.
Slip these worksheets into write and wipe pockets and students can practice tracing their name over and over again with dry-erase markers or dry-erase crayons!
Name Building Activities
Building Blocks Name Cards
Students will use the cards as a guide to build their name with a variety of manipulatives. There are 4 versions.
- Version 1: Pattern Block Names
- Version 2: Building Block Names
- Version 3: Letter Bead Names
- Version 4: Alphabet Snap Cube Names
Secret Code Name Cards
Students will each get a card that spells their name with beginning letter sound pictures. Students will use their knowledge of letter sounds or the secret decoder to build their name with alphabet manipulatives.
You could even have the kids use these to learn the names of other students while reinforcing letter sounds knowledge. Put them all out on the table and let kids choose cards at random to crack to the code and find the mystery name!
Editable Name Activities and Worksheets
Simply type the names you want to create activities for one time. You can type up to 25 names at once.
If you have more than 25 students, you can just save students 1-25 as one filename and then the next group of student names with a different file name.
Then all of the activities in the file will auto-populate with those names. They are now ready to print. Simple and easy!
I hope your kids enjoy these fun name activities and worksheets for name writing practice!
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