Valentine Alphabet Match Clip Cards

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Valentine’s Day is near, and while we mostly go about our business as usual when it comes to our classroom learning, I do enjoy incorporating some Valentine-themed learning activities into our day this time of year! These free Valentine Alphabet Match Clip Cards are perfect for preschoolers and kindergarteners to practice matching uppercase and lowercase letters – while working on fine motor skills too!

*Pair with our Valentine’s Day Centers and Activities for Pre-K & Kindergarten!

These free Valentine Alphabet Match Clip Cards for Pre-K & Kindergarten are great for strengthening letter recognition and fine motor skills!

Valentine Alphabet Match Clip Cards

This activity is hands-on and engaging for your kiddos. Plus, it’s super easy to prep!

To prepare this matching game you will need the clip cards (download below) and some clothespins. I use mini clothespins with my students but regular size ones work great too!

I recommend laminating the clip cards for durability and reuse in your literacy centers.

To prep this alphabet match game, simply print, laminate, and cut the clip cards and grab some clothespins.

RELATED RESOURCE: February Math and Literacy Clothespin Clip Cards

How to Play

You can decide how many letters you want your child or students to work with. Start with just a few, or use them all in a center – it’s up to you!

I typically use a few cards at a time if I am working in a small group and we are focusing on specific letters. However, if I am making this an activity choice in our literacy centers then I will put all of the cards out in a basket.

To play, students simply grab a card and say the uppercase letter. Then, they clip the matching lowercase letter with the clothespin.

Teacher Tip: To differentiate, you could have your students also identify the sound of the letter or say words that begin with the letter.

Students grab a card and say the uppercase letter. Then, they clip the matching lowercase letter with the clothespin.

Opening and closing a clothespin is a great activity for strengthening fine motor skills, so these clip cards are great for more than just letter practice!

Grab Your FREE Copy

Ready to start clipping letters? Grab your free printable set of the Valentine Alphabet Match Clip Cards by clicking the large, yellow download button at the very end of the post!

More Valentine Themed Fun

Do you have a “Love of Learning?” – I hope so, because some fabulous bloggers have teamed up to bring you a great variety of ideas and resources for this month! Check out all of the ideas below!

Matching Stickers Lacing Cards by Teach me Mommy
Valentine’s Day Cupcake Graphing by Life over C’s
Melting Heart Experiment by Crafty Kids at Home
Fine Motor Heart Garland by Powerful Mothering
My Heart Beats for You Printable by Kelly’s Classroom
Sticker Words by Rebecca Reid Homeschool
Melting Love Hearts by The Gingerbread House
Valentine Alphabet Match by The Kindergarten Connection
Lines of Symmetry Loving Hearts by Peakle Pie

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