Check out these quick and easy name activities for some fun name practice!
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Today I’m sharing a collection of quick and simple name activities for preschoolers and kindergartners. You’ll need fewer than ten minutes to set up and do these activities!
Quick & Simple Name Activities
This name search printable from Mom Inspired Life took just a couple minutes to set up, and my three-year-old loved it!
This clothespin name activity from Schooltime Snippets was another hit at our house.
My preschooler loves a chance to type his name on the computer. We experiment with different fonts and colors.
Do your kids like Froot Loop crafts as much as mine do? Have them make a Froot Loop rainbow name like the one at Mamas Like Me.
Glass gems are such an inexpensive, fun manipulative! Write the letters of your child’s name on a strip of paper and on a set of glass gems. Have him put the letters in order, matching them to the letters on the paper.
Make a bottle cap name like they do at Pre-K Pages.
Write the letters of your child’s name on river rocks, and have him put them in order to make his name.
Write your child’s name in large letters and give him small stickers to place along the lines.
Do some gross motor name activities by writing your child’s name on a big piece of paper. Have him hold it over his head, jump on it, set it down and run around it, race with it, etc.
Let your child stamp his name using alphabet stamps on play dough.
It will take just a couple of minutes to make these paper name puzzles from Teach Preschool.
Pre-K Pages made crayon resist names using white crayons and watercolor paints.
Give your child refrigerator letters and a magnetic baking sheet to make his name.
Growing Book by Book made a simple play dough name puzzle.
Give your child a small container of water and a paintbrush. He can paint his name with water on the chalkboard.
Nurture Store did name writing with tin foil.
Make a name parking garage like they did at Growing Book by Book.
Pour a material into a rimmed baking sheet and have your child write his name with a chopstick. Cornmeal, millet, sugar, and salt all make great writing surfaces!
Did you know?
My popular preschool lesson plans have a name activity for each week – plus even more in the Appendix!
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