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Alphabet Coloring Pages

Updated on January 31, 2014

Alphabet Worksheets for Kids

Learning the alphabet is the foundation for learning to read or write. These alphabet coloring pages are great for helping children to recognize and then write their own letters. The worksheets can provide multisensory activities for the children (see list below).

For each letter of the alphabet there is a lower case outline letter for the children to color and / or decorate, a page with both upper and lower case letters and picture of an item beginning with that letter, and a sheet with an upper case letter in the shape of an animal beginning with that letter. This third type of worksheet reminds me of the program which I used to teach my daughter to recognize letters - Letterland.

These letter coloring pages will make a fun and educational activity for toddlers, preschoolers, and kindergarten students, or other children struggling to learn their letters.

The cute C is for Cat page above is brought to you by Llyn Hunter on Flickr, where you will find all the letters of the alphabet (which she has generously made free to use).

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What to do with these alphabet coloring pages

These coloring pages will be perfect when you are teaching your children their letters and the sounds they make.

* color with pencils, crayons or paints

* print out several large letter sheets to make words.

* print out several large letter sheets and sort into alphabetical order

* use a coloring page with a large letter to do rainbow writing - use different colored pencils to trace over and over in the letter so that it looks like a rainbow (from the jazzles website)

* print on card and make a collage, pasting an appropriate filling in the large letter (from the jazzles website)

eg B - fill with black beans or blue beads

eg C - fill with corn or coffee

eg E - fill with eggshells (crushed)

eg F - fill with fine ferns

eg G - fill with gold glitter

eg S - fill with salt or sequins

Letter by Letter

- alphabetical order -

Letter A

outline aClick to Enlarge

A is for AppleClick to Enlarge

A is for AlligatorClick to Enlarge

Letter B

outline bClick to Enlarge

B is for ButterflyClick to Enlarge

B is for boaClick to Enlarge

Letter C

outline cClick to Enlarge

C is for CarClick to Enlarge

C is for catClick to Enlarge

Letter D

outline dClick to Enlarge

d is for dogClick to Enlarge

d is for dogClick to Enlarge

Letter E

outline eClick to Enlarge

e is eggClick to Enlarge

e is for elephantClick to Enlarge

Letter F

outline fClick to Enlarge

f is for flowerClick to Enlarge

f is for ferretClick to Enlarge

Letter G

outline gClick to Enlarge

g is for goatClick to Enlarge

g is for goatClick to Enlarge

Letter H

outline hClick to Enlarge

h is for houseClick to Enlarge

h is for horseClick to Enlarge

Letter I

outline iClick to Enlarge

i is for icicleClick to Enlarge

i is for iguanaClick to Enlarge

Letter J

outline jClick to Enlarge

j is for jarClick to Enlarge

j is for jellyfishClick to Enlarge

Letter K

outline kClick to Enlarge

k is for kangarooClick to Enlarge

k is for kinkajouClick to Enlarge

Letter L

outline lClick to Enlarge

l is for legClick to Enlarge

l is for llamaClick to Enlarge

Letter M

outline mClick to Enlarge

m is for mugClick to Enlarge

m is for moray eelClick to Enlarge

Letter N

outline nClick to Enlarge

n is for notebookClick to Enlarge

n is for newtClick to Enlarge

Letter O

outline oClick to Enlarge

o is for octopusClick to Enlarge

o is for otterClick to Enlarge

Letter P

outline pClick to Enlarge

p is for pumpkinClick to Enlarge

p is for pangolinClick to Enlarge

Letter Q

outline qClick to Enlarge

q is for queenClick to Enlarge

q is for quetzalClick to Enlarge

Letter R

outline rClick to Enlarge

r is for rainbowClick to Enlarge

r is for ringtailClick to Enlarge

Links checked May 2013

Letter S

outline sClick to Enlarge

s is for stoolClick to Enlarge

s is for squirrelClick to Enlarge

Letter T

outline tClick to Enlarge

t is for teapotClick to Enlarge

t is for toucanClick to Enlarge

Letter U

outline uClick to Enlarge

u is for umbrellaClick to Enlarge

u is for uakariClick to Enlarge

Letter V

outline vClick to Enlarge

v is for vestClick to Enlarge

v is for vultureClick to Enlarge

Letter W

outline wClick to Enlarge

w is for wagonClick to Enlarge

w is for walrusClick to Enlarge

Letter X

outline xClick to Enlarge

x is for xylophoneClick to Enlarge

x is for x-ray fishClick to Enlarge

Letter Y

outline yClick to Enlarge

y is for yarnClick to Enlarge

y is for yellow bellied toadClick to Enlarge

Letter Z

outline zClick to Enlarge

z is for zebraClick to Enlarge

z is for zebraClick to Enlarge

Another Fun Website With Great Letter Learning Ideas

Here is a fun set of letters in upper case which are filled with objects starting with the letter. For example A has an alligator, acorn, ant, avocado, airplane, anchor, arrow, apples (did I miss any?) and N has nest, net, needle, nails, nuts, necklace, notebook, newspaper, Neptune (yes it does have some rings around it!).

How will you use these alphabet coloring pages?

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      4 years ago

      Definitely a good resource! Teaching them how to read and write through these materials are really helpful. Thanks for sharing.

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      5 years ago

      This is good information and a nice resource for parents who want to teach their children the alphabet. In case no one noticed.... you can click on the images and then you can print them out and use them. Thanks for this resource!

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      5 years ago

      My mum had dementia and she loves colouring in. This will encourage her to not only colour the pictures in but keep her memory of the letters also. I am so glad that I have found your site.

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      6 years ago

      I will give these to my children ! :D

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      7 years ago

      Vey nice - Thanks!

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      Yvonne L B 

      7 years ago from Covington, LA

      These are really nice. Great for parents and teachers. Sprinkled with dust from the Angel of the farmyard on a Back to School Field Trip and featured on 70 Super Angel Blessed Squidoo Pages.

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      Lee Hansen 

      7 years ago from Vermont

      I'm working on new alphabet coloring pages for my web sites ... love these collections! Blessed ...

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      7 years ago

      Great lens!

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      7 years ago

      great for my preschooler! Thanks.

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      7 years ago

      To work on letter recogn.ition and begin working on sounds and putting them together


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