Fill the Alphabet Stocking


Fill the Alphabet Stocking: Quick and easy Christmas literacy scavenger hunt activity for toddlers or preschoolers. No prep required!

I want to share this super simple preschool (or early elementary) Christmas game with you!  If you have a stocking, a piece of paper and a marker, and a house (or classroom) full of tiny kid stuff, you're ready go to!

Fill the Alphabet Stocking: A Christmas Preschool Literacy Game

Give your child an empty stocking, a piece of paper with the alphabet written on it and a marker or crayon, then send them on a scavenger hunt to search for things that begin with each letter.  Have them mark off each letter as they go. 

Fill the Alphabet Stocking: A Christmas Preschool Literacy Game

I helped my 4 1/2 year old brainstorm things that she could find when she got stuck on tricky letters.  We ended up with different figurines from play sets, pretend food, craft supplies, and letter puzzle pieces for the really difficult ones.

Fill the Alphabet Stocking: A Christmas Preschool Literacy Game

When you're done, you can dump everything out and set your objects out in order.  Here you'll see our valentine pencil, watermelon, xylophone puzzle piece, yo-yo, and zebra.

Squeeze in a little bit of learning while you're getting ready for Christmas!

[Want more like this?  Check out my ABCs and 123s eBook!]

Multisensory, hand-on, creative and engaging activities to teach toddlers, preschoolers, kindergartners, and elementary students their ABCs and 123s. Great activities for alphabet, numbers, literacy, and math learning!

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Cutting Tiny Bites: Fill the Alphabet Stocking
Fill the Alphabet Stocking
Quick and easy Christmas literacy scavenger hunt activity for toddlers or preschoolers. No prep required!
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