Dog Alphabet Matching Activity (free printable)

This free printable dog alphabet matching activity for young children is a fun way to practice letter identification. It can be used in literacy centers with a small group or individually in a busy bag.

If you have a dog lover then you know how big of a hit this activity will be! We are interested in anything that has dogs on it over here. 



Dog Alphabet Matching Activity

Targeted Skills:

  • letter recognition (uppercase letter and lowercase letters)
  • letter sounds


Dog Alphabet Matching Activity

Ways to Use this Free Resource:

  • Start with a few dog houses and dog letter cards. Match the dog to its house.
  • Put the letters of the alphabet (on the houses) in abc order, then match all 26 dogs to their houses.
  • Print 3 copies of the dogs. Give your child 2 or 3 dog houses and the letters that go with it. Turn it into a sorting activity.
  • “Feed” the dogs matching magnetic letters. It would be so much fun to put the magnetic letters in a dog bowl.
  • For older children, as they are matching letters have them say the letter sound too.
  • Make up a name for each dog that starts with the letter sound on its chest.
  • Spell your name with the dogs or dog houses.
  • Hide the dogs around the room and find them to put them in the house they belong in.



Download the FREE Dog House Alphabet Matching

This alphabet matching activity is a great way for young learners to have extra practice working with letters and letter sounds. Put magnets on the back and use this matching activity on a vertical magnetic surface such as a refrigerator, easel, or cookie sheet. 


Not ready for lowercase letters yet? Print these capital letter dog bones for Alphabet Puppy Play!

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