This roll and dot the letter alphabet activity is a great way for kids to learn to identify letters. The free alphabet printables make it super easy to set up!
The roll and dot the number printables I made have been super popular, so I thought it was about time for me to make an alphabet version. My kids love using dot markers so activities like this are very motivating for them.
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Since my son needs to review some of the letters and also needs some extra practice recognizing the letters b,d,p,q, an alphabet activity like this is a great way to reinforce letter learning and get some extra practice on letters that are still confusing.
Dot the Letter Alphabet Activity
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My son really enjoyed going through the sheets! He likes rolling the alphabet dice. It makes it more like a game and less like busy work.
Of course, as mentioned above, he loves to use the dot markers to mark the letters as he finds them.
Even if you don’t have dot markers, you can still do this. Your kids can use crayons or markers to color the dots. Or they could mark them with craft pom poms, craft gems, counting bears or other small objects. *If your children still put things in their mouth, than avoid small objects.
My daughter also enjoyed doing the activity in her own way. She doesn’t know the alphabet yet and can’t identify many letters, but she really enjoyed going around the sheet and dotting all the letters.
This was a great way for her to work on fine motor skills and eye-hand coordination. I also used it to review and reinforce color names with her.
Get the Alphabet Printables and Make Alphabet Dice
Each sheet covers 6 letters of the alphabet. The letters go in order.
- Sheet 1: a,b,c,d,e,f
- Sheet 2: g, h, i, j, k l
- Sheet 3: m, n, o, p, q, r
- Sheet 4: s, t, u, v, w, x
- Sheet 5: y, z, b, d, p, q (for extra practice on those letters that are hard to differentiate)
- Roll and Dot the Letter Printables (link to download at bottom of this post)
- Dot markers
- Foam cubes (check for them in dollar stores)
- Permanent marker
- Print out the roll and dot the letter sheets you would like to use.
- Make the alphabet dice. Write one letter on each side of a foam cube with a permanent marker and do this for each sheet you will be using.
Once you have the sheets printed and the alphabet dice made, you are ready to go! Hope your kids enjoy this dot the letter alphabet activity as much as my kids did!
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