When it comes to teaching the alphabet to children, it often helps to start by building words they’re already familiar with. What better word to start with than their own name! These summer name activities are the perfect way to introduce kids to spelling and letters, in a fun and relatable way! Kids always have so much fun learning letters and spelling to be able to create their names out of virtually anything! With all of these awesome summer name activities, they’ll be able to recognize and spell their own name in no time!
FIND EVEN MORE SUMMER THEME ACTIVITIES IN OUR PRINTABLE SUMMER LESSON PLANS.
Summer Name Activities
This Summer Name Activity is great for fine motor and name recognition practice.
Your kids will love this Ring Toss Name Recognition Activity to start learning to spell their name!
This Hands-On Summer Name Recognition Activity is a fun learning activity for spring and summer.
Make a rainbow and Learn to Spell Your Name & Make a Rainbow with this fun colorful activity.
This fun Water Balloon Name Game is perfect for toddlers and preschoolers.
Your kids will have so much fun with this Drip Painting Rainbow Name Activity.
This fun and inexpensive Clothesline Name Activity will help your kids with letter recognition and fine motor skills.
Your kids will love learning the letters of their name with this cool Flower Garden Name Game.
This easy low-cost Crystal Names experiment is an easy way for your kids to practice their name!
Your kids will have so much fun learning their names with this cool Name Recognition Scramble.
Combine art and literacy with this Rainbow Name Tracing Art Activity.
Use leftover seashells to make this Seashell Name Game.
PRINTABLE SUMMER THEME LESSON PLANS
Save time and get right to the playful learning with our printable lesson plan sets. Each set includes over 30 playful learning activities related to the theme, and we’ve provided different versions for home preschool families and classroom teachers so all activities are geared directly toward your needs.
This set currently includes active hands-on learning ideas and the following printables:
- 10 Little Beach Balls Game (including mats 1-10)
- “Get Dressed for Summer” Activity (8 versions)
- Summer Pompoms Dice Game (1-20)
- Counting Fireflies Activity
- “It’s Summer” Emergent Reader
- Summer Letter Puzzles (in color)
- Summer Number Cards (0-35, in color)
- Watermelon Number Puzzles (1-10)
- Seashell Written Word Number Puzzles (1 – 20)
- Finish the Pattern (6 versions)
- Flip Flop Rhyming Activity (10 version)
- Pineapple Shapes (7 versions)
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