Ideas and resources for teaching names in preschool or kindergarten. Games, activities, freebies, worksheets, printables, and more for learning about names.
Initial Letter Name Activity and Bulletin Board - Prek - K
Cute idea for beginning of year. Have kids cut out and decorate their first initial - perhaps after reading an ABC book!
How to Make a Pretend Play Driver's License for a Transportation Theme - The Super Teacher
This is an easy tutorial for how to make a pretend driver's license! Perfect dramatic play for a transportation theme! There's 16 pictures to choose from and the kids can write their own names. This was so much fun! My preschool students loved these! Click here to see instructions and download the file.
45 Awesome Name Activities for Preschoolers! - How Wee Learn
These are AWESOME name activities for preschoolers! Teaching name recognition and name letters is a great first step to learning letters of the alphabet for kids.
Name Cards: Make Name Cards For Your Word Wall
Black and Neon .... Adding your kids' names and pictures to your word wall is a great way to create interest. Make name cards for your classroom word wall with the free template. Directions are included in the article. These would be great for a preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, early childhood classroom. They can also be used for other name activities and labeling cubbies etc. throughout your classroom.
FREE Preschool Worksheet You Will Use All the Time! - The Super Teacher
Preschool is one of my favorite ages. I love that we do our best work by playing all day! But I also want to do my best to prepare my kids for the big beyond: KINDERGARTEN. That means learning to do seat work (in small doses), hold a writing utensil, and recognize our names. So my solution is this awesome free preschool morning work worksheet!