Farm animals are always a hit, and often times with kids, so is mud! This farm themed alphabet activity involves a farm animal and mud, but without the mess! I always like to take my kids’ interests and turn them into fun learning activities whenever I can, and this pigs in the mud alphabet match is one I am sure we will be playing with for quite some time.
*This pairs perfectly with our alphabet interactive emergent readers.
Pigs in the Mud Alphabet Match
To get this ready for my class, I printed out the set and laminated it to keep the pieces sturdy. This lets us reuse them several times and ensures they don’t rip easily or bend too much.
I then cut on the black lines to make my puzzle pieces. 26 uppercase pigs and 26 lowercase mud puddles.
You can decide if your kids are ready for the entire alphabet, or perhaps a smaller batch of letters. We were ready to tackle them all, so we first found all of the pigs and lined them up in alphabetical order (this is a great skill to practice as well!)
Then we took turns picking up a pig, saying the letter name and sound, and hunting for its matching puddle.
We kept matching up pigs and puddles until they were all safely “playing in the mud!”
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More Farm Themed Fun
Looking for more farm activities to try with your kids? Check out these fun learning activities from some awesome kid bloggers!
FROM LEFT TO RIGHT:
Farm CVC Words // A Dab of Glue Will Do
Farm Counting Cards // Playdough to Plato
Expressing Feelings on the Farm // Liz’s Early Learning Spot
Count and Graph on the Farm // Sara J Creations
Pigs in the Mud Alphabet Match // The Kindergarten Connection
Farm Animal Puzzles // Powerful Mothering
Farm Play Dough Activity // Mom Inspired Life
Farm Washing Sensory Bin // Coffee Cups and Crayons
Farm Counting Book // Recipe for Teaching
Interactive Farm Book // Mrs. Jones’ Creation Station
Gross Motor Farm Game // Modern Preschool
Farm Animal Sorting // Still Playing School
Farm Fence Number Ordering Mats // Fairy Poppins
Farm Letter Sound Matching Clip Cards // Schooling a Monkey
Making Farm Footprints // Pleasantest Thing
Farm Muffin Tin Syllable Counting Game // The Educators’ Spin on It
Farm Themed Old Maid // Stay at Home Educator
Farm Emergent Reader // The Letters of Literacy
Playful Farm Animals Hands on Math // Stir the Wonder
Farm Busy Box // Teach Me Mommy
Farm Animal Ten Frame Cards // Preschool Inspirations
Farm Addition Cards // The Stem Laboratory
Interactive Math Addition Book // DIY Farm Wife
Farm Animal Sentences // (Not Pictured) The Simplified Classroom
Old MacDonald’s Farm Busy Bag // (Not Pictured) Adventures of Adam