How to Use These Free Sorting Mats to Teach Letter Recognition

Use these free printable sorting mats for magnetic letter activities. Kids can learn how to identify letters of the alphabet by sorting them by shape and style.


Sometimes kids have a difficult time recognizing the difference between one letter and the next. Sorting magnetic letters on sorting mats is a great way to help children learn to see the attributes that make each letter unique and ultimately learn how to identify each letter of the alphabet.

Download these free printable sorting mats and use them for magnetic letter activities in your preschool or pre-k classroom. They are great for kids learning letters. Kids learn to identify letters of the alphabet by sorting them magnetic letters shape and style. No need for worksheets to teach the alphabet...these are great hands-on early literacy activities for your literacy centers and writing centers. Get your free printables today. #preschool #alphabetactivities #prek

Sorting Magnetic Letters with Letter Mats

There are many different ways to sort letters. I have made a bunch of sorting mats that you can download at the bottom of this post. Kids can find the letters that have curves, straight lines, horizontal lines, vertical lines, diagonal lines, tails.  They can find letters in their name, uppercase letters, lowercase letters, tall letters, and short letters.

Download these free printable sorting mats and use them for magnetic letter activities in your preschool or pre-k classroom. They are great for kids learning letters. Kids learn to identify letters of the alphabet by sorting them magnetic letters shape and style. No need for worksheets to teach the alphabet...these are great hands-on early literacy activities for your literacy centers and writing centers. Get your free printables today. #preschool #alphabetactivities #prek

Use a Cookie Sheet as a Magnetic Tray

Use the alphabet sorting mats on cookie sheets or magnetic boards with magnetic letters. You can also use the sorting mats on a table or tray with alphabet beads, ABC blocks, letter cards, letter stones, etc.

Download these free printable sorting mats and use them for magnetic letter activities in your preschool or pre-k classroom. They are great for kids learning letters. Kids learn to identify letters of the alphabet by sorting them magnetic letters shape and style. No need for worksheets to teach the alphabet...these are great hands-on early literacy activities for your literacy centers and writing centers. Get your free printables today. #preschool #alphabetactivities #prek

While I created many sorting mats for you to use for letter activities, I recommend keeping it simple and using one at a time.  I like to grab a handful of magnetic letters and place them on the bottom of a cookie sheet.  Kids can examine the letters at the bottom of the sheet.  Then, they can place the letters that meet the criteria listed onto the mat.

Download these free printable sorting mats and use them for magnetic letter activities in your preschool or pre-k classroom. They are great for kids learning letters. Kids learn to identify letters of the alphabet by sorting them magnetic letters shape and style. No need for worksheets to teach the alphabet...these are great hands-on early literacy activities for your literacy centers and writing centers. Get your free printables today. #preschool #alphabetactivities #prek

Download the Magnetic Letter Activities Mats

To download sorting mats to use with your kids, click on the link below.

Alphabet Sorting Mats

I hope that you enjoy using the sorting mats for magnetic letter activities.  Do you sort letters in another way?  I would love to hear about it in the comments below.

Download these free printable sorting mats and use them for magnetic letter activities in your preschool or pre-k classroom. They are great for kids learning letters. Kids learn to identify letters of the alphabet by sorting them magnetic letters shape and style. No need for worksheets to teach the alphabet...these are great hands-on early literacy activities for your literacy centers and writing centers. Get your free printables today. #preschool #alphabetactivities #prek


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