A fun memory alphabet game for fall!
Letters under pumpkins? Yes, please. This is the memory alphabet game for fall we were looking for!
Little Pumpkins are everywhere, and little chubby hands cannot resist.
With this preschool pumpkin alphabet activity, you have a win.
A true, I can smell fall in the air, WIN.
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Why is this preschool alphabet memory game important?
By Kindergarten, children following the common core standards will be asked to recognize and name all upper- and lowercase letters of the alphabet.
Playing this memory game will reinforce the letters of the alphabet and have significant value for brain development. See what How We Montessori has to say about that HERE.
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Get your index cars, and let’s begin to write down the letters.
- Cut white notecards in small squares
- Write the letters of the alphabet. You will need to write each letter twice.
- Begin with letters from your preschooler’s name or letters they already know.
- Next, you can play adding one letter they are unsure about. Add more as your preschooler gains confidence.
Pumpkin ABC memory is just one of many on our autumn list of activities!
How to play this alphabet activity this fall:
Cover all the letters with a pumpkin.
Take turns picking up the pumpkins to find a match.
Memory activities help children pay attention to details and sharpen concentration. We also play color memory matches and sticker pairs.
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Other ways to play this Fall Preschool Memory Game:
Sight words: By Kindergarten, children will be asked to read common high-frequency words by sight (e.g., the, of, to, you, she, my, is, are, do, does).
Rhyming Words: By Kindergarten, children will be asked to recognize and produce rhyming words.
Numbers: By Kindergarten, children will be asked to count to 100 by ones and by tens.
Stickers: Match similar stickers for your next Breakfast Invitation.
Want alphabet activities for every season?
Here is a great list of ideas: