Free Letter A worksheets (uppercase practice)
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Letter A Worksheets

Here are some free printable letter A worksheets! These are terrific to have on hand for letter recognition, letter sounds, as well as, building fine-motor and handwriting skills for your preschooler or kindergartener.

So whether you are doing preschool at home or are doing letter-a-day activities with your kindergartener, I think these alphabet worksheets will be a great resource to get you started.

Let’s get started, and see what is in this letter A alphabet worksheet pack!

Letter A Worksheets

Let’s go over the eight letter A worksheets that are available in this free letter A printable. Each of these alphabet worksheets aims to teach the uppercase and lowercase A ,while building phonetic awareness, handwriting, vocabulary, and pencil-holding skills.

1. Letter A Worksheets for Preschoolers

The first two letter A worksheets are for preschoolers. They feature a picture of an item that starts with the letter A. Then showcases the upper and lowercase letter A large enough to color in, awe well as, an A word to practice tracing.

Tip: If you laminate any of these alphabet worksheets, they can be reusable!

2. Uppercase AND Lowercase Letter A Worksheets

Now to practice and distinguish between the upper and lowercase A. These next letter A printables reinforce prewriting, letter formation, beginning sounds, vocabulary words beginning with letter A, as well as, letter differentiation practice.

3. Color the Objects With The Correct Beginning Sound – Letter A Worksheet

This next letter A worksheet helps kids to identify words that begin with the S sound. This coloring sheet aims to build sound differentiation between other letters in the alphabet, as well as, reinforcing the specific sound associated with the letter A.

4. Letter Tracing and Letter Formation Practice – Letter A Worksheet

Those those kids who are ready to start handwriting, these letter A printables also include this letter tracing and letter formation page.

Note: before you begin, make sure you instruct your kids to follow the stroke marks and tracing lines to learn how to write the letter A correctly.

5. Letter A Alphabet Word Tracing and Drawing Worksheet

For this last letter A worksheet, your kids are instructed to read the A word, trace the A word, then draw a picture to represent the word. (Note: If your preschooler isn’t reading, you can read the word together before they go on to the next steps.)

6. A Word Vocabulary – Letter A Worksheets for Kindergarten

The last letter A worksheet in this pack is a vocabulary list of common A words that your kids can read, trace, and practice. Have your kids read each word out loud, then trace it using their best handwriting.

Tips for Teaching Letter A to Preschool and Kindergarten

The letter A has two main sounds: the short A sound AND the long A sound.

The long A sound says its name /a/ as in: lane, apron, and cape. The short a sound says /a/ as in: apple, axe, and cat

When you begin teaching letter A to preschoolers or kindergarteners it’s important that you stick with the short A sound (apple, axe, attic). Because introducing multiple sounds per letter, at this point, will only cause confusion.

Another thing to keep in mind for preschoolers and kindergartener, is visual letter confusion OR letter reversal. This confusion is very common as kids are learning their alphabet, but with a little bit of practice, can easily be straightened out. (The lowercase letter A can sometimes be confused with u, c, and o. The uppercase letter A is sometimes confused with the letter H. (Try different strategies for learning letters and sounds to help with these common mixups.)

Download the Free Printable Letter A Worksheets

Want to download all these free letter A worksheets that we’ve shown you? If so, you can get them here! (Please keep in mind, these worksheets are for personal use only!)  For Access to this freebie, Join the Inspire the Mom Community and sign in with Grow for this exclusive content!

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Letter A Worksheets – Q & A

1. What are some words that begin with short a?

Axe, apple, alligator, alley, allosaurus, amber, ambulance, alphabet, ask, apt, apple, attic, actor, acid, add, Africa, adverb, adjective, Alabama, avenue, athlete, and atmosphere.

2. Can you name some objects that begin with letter A?

Axe, apple, alligator, and ant. For more items that begin with A, check out the Full List of Objects that Start with A!

3. Where can I find a huge list of words that begin with A?

For a huge list of words that begin with A, check out this A Words for Kids page!

4. Where can I find letter A worksheets for toddlers?

The free letter A learning pack in this post can be used with toddlers as well! The coloring and pencil practice is great for dexterity and building fine motor skills while introducing the letter and sound of A.

How do you plan on using the free letter A printables with your kids?

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