Preschool & Kindergarten Alphabet Matching Mats with Beginning Sounds Pictures

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PreK - K, Homeschool
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This fun matching activity will be a great addition to your kindergarten or grade one literacy centres, small group activities or open play and exploration options for students. All 26 letters are available, 3 letters per page with 2 sections to find a match with bright, colourful crisp picture that begins with the sound of each letter (no black & white options).

In this PDF file, you will get all 26 letters with 2 boxes under each letter. There are 52 colourful pictures (2 of each letter) that fit inside each box. Students use the picture to figure out what letter it should match with.

In this product, there are 9 "mats" with the letters and boxes laying out where each picture can go. There are 3 pages of coloured pictures and 3 pages of black & white pictures. Boxes and pieces measure approximately 5 cm x 6 cm. Print on regular 8.5 x 11 inch paper and laminate on your own for longevity.

Want more beginning sounds activities and puzzles?

Alphabet Picture Beginning Sounds Matching Mats - 8 mats with 26 pictures to represent all letters of the alphabet. Give students letters to cover each picture on the mat!

Uppercase Beginning Sound Match Puzzle - these puzzle pieces have each uppercase letter with a matching picture to create a puzzle

Lowercase Beginning Sound Match Puzzle - these are the same as above but lowercase

4-piece Alphabet Match Puzzle - uppercase, lowercase and 2 pictures per puzzle - great hands on activity for those who know all their letters and sounds


  • 26 letters
  • 2 pictures per letter
    • A - apple, astronaut
    • B - baby, bicycle
    • C - cat, castle
    • D - dog, door
    • E - elephant, egg
    • F - feather, feet
    • G - girl, goat
    • H - hamburger, hat
    • I - igloo, ice cream
    • J - jump, jellyfish
    • K - kangaroo, key
    • L - ladybug, leaf
    • M - monkey, mirror
    • N - nose, nine
    • O - octopus, orange (colour)
    • P - pear, pirate
    • Q - queen, question
    • R - robot, rocket
    • S - seal, sandwich
    • T - tiger, tie
    • U - umbrella, unicorn
    • V - vacuum, violin
    • W - watermelon, whate
    • X - xray, xylophone
    • Y - yo-yo, yogurt
    • Z - zebra, zipper

  • Colour Pictures ONLY

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