Summer is the perfect time to teach preschoolers their ABCs with this fun watermelon activity. They will love matching uppercase and lowercase letters with these gorgeous watermelon alphabet cards.
This activity is not only great for teaching the alphabet, but it’s also perfect for fine motor skills development.
Preschoolers will have so much fun matching the letters to complete the alphabet puzzles. And they’ll be so proud of themselves when they’ve completed the entire activity!
Download the printable Watermelon ABC Matching Activity cards at the end of this post. Then, print out a set for each child. You can also print out multiple sets to use in small groups or in your classroom.
Watermelons are a big hit with kids of all ages, and there are plenty of fun activities that preschoolers can enjoy with this tasty fruit.
One simple activity is to cut watermelon into pieces and let the kids use their fingers to eat it like candy.
For a more structured activity, you can cut the watermelon into cubes and have the kids thread them onto skewers.
If you want to get really creative, you can use watermelon slices to create fun shapes and patterns on a plate.
No matter how you serve it, watermelon is sure to be a hit with your preschoolers!
This watermelon themed alphabet activity is a great way for preschoolers to learn their ABCs! Simply print out the watermelon letter cards on cardstock, laminate them, and cut them out.
Then, invite your child to match the uppercase and lowercase letters of the alphabet. For an extra challenge, see if they can identify the beginning sound of each letter.
This activity is not only fun, but it’s a great way to help your child develop important literacy skills. So why not give it a try today? Your little one is sure to have a blast!
Watermelon Books for Preschoolers
When it comes to summer fruits, watermelon is hard to beat. This juicy, refreshing treat is a favorite with kids of all ages, and what could be more fun than reading a watermelon-themed picture book on a hot summer day?
Here are a few of our favorites:
“The Watermelon Seed” by Greg Pizzoli is a hilarious story about a crocodile who swallows a watermelon seed and then starts to worry about what will happen when the seed grows.
In “Watermelon Madness” by Taghreed Najjar, Noura thinks there is no such thing as too much watermelon and wants to eat it every day at every meal.
In “One Watermelon Seed” by Celia Barker Lottridge, Max and Josephine tend their garden while readers follow along, counting from one to ten as the garden is planted.
So next time you’re looking for a fun summer read, make sure to check out some of these great watermelon picture books!
Preserve your little one’s handprint with this adorable watermelon handprint keepsake art project.
Your kids will love getting their wiggles out with this “one in a melon” watermelon bubble pop fidget toy.
Free Watermelon Printables
If your kids have enjoyed this alphabet matching game, be sure to check out the free watermelon printables below. They’ll make a perfect addition to your watermelon-themed lessons and activities.
- Watermelon Letter Recognition Activity
- The Watermelon Seed Book Activities
- Watermelon Printable Emergent Reader
- W is for Watermelon Printable
- Watermelon Cutting Practice Sheets
We hope you and your little ones enjoyed this fun watermelon themed activity! Be sure to check out our other ABC activities for more learning fun.
And don’t forget to let us know what your kids thought of it in the comments below.