Creative Magnetic Letter Activities

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Magnetic letters are one of the staples of early education. But it’s easy to get trapped in a box of using the same activities over and over again. While there is nothing wrong with using tried and true activities, you may want shake things up a bit by trying some of these creative magnetic letter activities. These activities are perfect for kids in Preschool or Kindergarten, or for any kid who is just learning their letters for the first time!

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These creative magnetic letter activities are a great way to practice early reading skills with Pre-K, Kindergarten, and 1st grade!

Creative Magnetic Letter Activities

These ideas are hands-on, and many of them can be done by kids without the assistance of a teacher or parent. Set these up in literacy centers or use them throughout the day to strengthen other lessons you are teaching.

Use them in 1st grade too for word work and spelling – there are tons of possibilities!

Use magnetic letters to play this never ending CVC words game.

Kids will love this fun printable designed to go along with alphabet magnets.

Strengthen spelling skills with magnetic letters with this fun spelling tray!

Match up letters with this fun “Magnet Match” printable activity.

Make a garden sensory bin with magnetic letters and this printable.

Fill in the missing letters in this magnetic letter cookie sheet activity.

Learn letter sequencing in this fun activity. / School Time Snippets

This spelling sensory bin is tons of fun! / Something 2 Offer

Build a word with magnetic letters and this printable activity. / This Reading Mama

Make a rainbow out of magnetic letters! / Fantastic Fun and Learning

These activities are a fun, hands-on way to work on spelling, letter recognition, and letter sounds.

Kids will love magnetic letter slam. / Mom Inspired Life

Build digraph words with this magnetic letter activity. / This Reading Mama

Make magnetic alphabet soup! / Pre-K Pages

Match the letters in this simple activity.  / Simple Fun for Kids

Use this activity to use magnetic letters to learn sight words. / Mom Inspired Life

These fill-in-the-blank word printables are super cute. / No Time for Flash Cards

Build CVC words with magnets with these printable CVC sound boxes. / Playdough to Plato

Sort magnetic letters by color in this activity. / Fun a Day

What is more fun than alphabet goo? / Learn with Play at Home

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Creative Magnetic Letter Activities


  1. These are such fun ideas, thank you! I just order a good set and can’t to use them with my son and with my future students!

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