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Here is a simple, but fun way to practice the letters of the alphabet. Make your own preschool alphabet scavenger hunt with magazines or newspapers! This cute activity is really simple to put together, but really a lot of fun for kids to do.
How to Do the Alphabet Scavenger Hunt
To make and do the alphabet scavenger hunt, start by writing each of the letters of the alphabet on a blank sheet of paper. Or you can print them out.
Next, use a few old magazines, newspapers or ads that come in the mail, and let your kids hunt for the letters as they look through the pages. Cut the letters right out of the magazine or newspaper.
Once they cut out the letter, have them glue it onto the page right on top of the written one. We used a glue stick because they are not as messy for little ones. But you could also prepare it for them by putting glue dots on the pages as they find the letters.
To help my daughter out a l little bit, I went through and cut out some of the larger letters from article headings in the magazine. Then she could look through the headings to find the letters she needed for her page. Sometimes young kids can get overwhelmed with too many letters to find, especially if they are new to recognizing their letters. So this takes away some of their overwhelm!
This alphabet scavenger hunt kept my 4-year old busy for a while. She absolutely loved doing it, though!
This activity is great for working on motor skills with young kids as well. Kids love to cut and paste, so it won’t seem like work at all!
Good luck finding the letter Z! 🙂