This D is for Dog Sorting Activity is a great way for the kids to learn about upper case D and lower case D. This is a super simple activity that will showcase their skills! Make sure to check out the rest of my Find the Letter Worksheets for more learning fun for the kids!
This activity is great for lowercase letter learning as well as building their confidence in letter identification. These would be great for lesson plans and a fun way to try themed learning as well. This dog themed activity is a fun way to learn and teach the kids.
This activity is a great resource for your homeschool classroom or to add to your weekly lesson plans. This fun activity is great for fine motor skills as well as independent learning. This can also be done together as a group with other kids as well.
Why is it important to learn how to sort letters?
Activities like this teach kids how to sort letters so that they match. This helps them understand how lower case letters look, how upper case letters look, and more. This will help them learn how to identify letters quickly and in a way that works best for their learning.
Being able to use the puppies and have them go to the dog house is a great way to keep them engaged and active during the process.
Getting Ready to Use The Letter D Sorting Activity:
- Capital Letter D doghouse
- Lowercase Letter d doghouse
- 6 Capital D dogs
- 6 Lowercase d dogs
What Else Is Needed:
- Card Stock or Copy Paper
- Plastic Container
- Blue Shredded Paper
- Cotton Balls
- Laminator (optional)
- Laminating Pouches (optional)
All you have to do is print out the activity at the bottom of the page. The kids can help cut out the dogs and dog houses and work on their scissor cutting skills and fine motor skills, too.
If you’re worried about tearing the dogs or spilling something on them, you can laminate them so that they can be used over and over again.
The kids will love that you’re able to use this as a fun sensory activity as well. This learning activity can be used in so many different ways!
How To Use The Letter D Sorting Activity:
The kids will match the upper case D dog with the upper case D doghouse and the lower case d dog with the lower case d doghouse. They can do this over and over again until they understand and have no issues matching them together.
How Can I Extend This Learning Activity?
There are many ways that you can extend this activity! If you want to create a sensory bin for the kids to have more sensory experiences, do so! Add in some beads or stones, and then put the letter d dogs in it. They can then dig around in the sensory bin and find the dogs to pair up with the right dog houses.
Don’t forget that you can read them some great books about dogs, too! The more dog-themed activities that you can do, the better!
You can also have them do some more dog activities as well like these:
- Adorable Dog Crafts for Preschoolers
- Totally Fun Puppy Dog Cutting Practice
- Super Adorable and Fun Dog Christmas Activity Sheets
Download The Activity:
To download the letter D sorting activity, click on the button below.