Although we typically use worksheets sparingly in preschool and kindergarten, they absolutely have a time and a place. While hands-on activities and real-life experiences tend to catch children’s attention, it’s also important for students to practice tracing lines, cutting, and gluing (fine motor skills). These letter C tracing worksheets also give children the opportunity to recognize letter formation and sounds. Even if you don’t follow a letter of the week curriculum, you can use these alphabet activities for extra practice or review. Your students will love practicing the letter C with these letter worksheets for preschool and kindergarten.

– Life Over C's Kindergarten and preschool students will love practicing the letter C with these free printable letter tracing and letter sounds worksheets..

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Printable Letter C Worksheet Supplies:

  • Printer/Ink
  • Laminating Supplies (optional)
  • Scissors
  • Glue Stick
  • Crayon/Pencil
  • Dot Marker
  • Dice

Learning About Letter Recognition:

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ASKING STUDENTS TO RECOGNIZE LETTER SOUNDS AND LETTER FORMATION IS AN IMPORTANT STEP IN EARLY DECODING AND READING.

When children can recognize letters as printed language that matches with a specific sound, they can begin prereading.

These letter C worksheets for preschool or kindergarten are a fun and engaging way to reinforce or review the letter and its initial sound. It’s beneficial to model how to complete the activities and offer differentiation based on your kids’ needs. Try using the printable in literacy centers, pre-writing centers, or as a independent activity. The letter tracing worksheets can also be helpful for English language learners.

The letter C worksheets will allow your child to practice tracing letters, sorting uppercase letters and lowercase letters, reading simple sentences, writing, and one-to-one correspondence.

In addition to letter recognition, here are additional ideas to incorporate using the free letter tracing worksheets:

  • Writing with the age appropriate pencil grip.
  • Sorting and classifying uppercase and lowercase letters.
  • Subitizing and one-to-one correspondence on rolling dice.
  • Identify words that begin with the letter ‘C’.

What Can Preschoolers Learn About Letter Sounds?

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ASKING CHILDREN TO IDENTIFY THE SOUND (PHONEME) LETTERS MAKE CAN HELP IN BLENDING AND EARLY READING. STUDENTS CAN ANSWER QUESTIONS LIKE:
  • What other things make the ‘C’ sound?
  • Are there any letter sounds that sound similar to the ‘C’ sound?
  • Were there any words that have similar ending sounds?
  • What two sounds can the letter C make?

Why Is It Important For Kids To Identify Letter Sounds?

Besides the fact that kids enjoy making silly sounds and rhymes, there are so many other reasons you should practice letter sounds with your child using the free beginning sounds worksheets and letter C preschool worksheets.

Visual Discrimination: Identifying letters (both lower and uppercase) encourages kids to use visual cues to discern between them. This is an important skill when later discerning letters to decode words.

Automaticity: The goal is for children to effortlessly recognize letter names and sounds interchangeably before they begin to put the pieces together to learn to read. If recalling sounds is too laborious, it will be difficult for a child to read with fluency.

Improve Understanding: As children learn to name uppercase and lower case letters and sounds, it helps them connect to what “reading” really means and gives them valuable insight and background to the idea that they, too, will soon learn to read!

Confidence: Kids learn with time and repetition to accurately name all of the letters and sounds. Imagine how proud they feel when they accomplish such a lofty goal!

How to Make the Free Printable Letter C Worksheets

To Prep:

Just print the black and white letter C alphabet printable activities.

To Use:

Kids can use the letter recognition worksheets to write the letter C, sort sounds, and sort uppercase letters and lowercase letters.

Once the tracing letter worksheets are laminated, use the traceable kindergarten letter worksheets-free-over and over again!

More Ways to Use the Alphabet Worksheets:

Making a Mini Book: Use pictures from the free printable letter worksheets to create their own letter ‘C’ mini book. Children will feel successful ‘reading’ and identifying the specific ‘C’ words in their book.

Manipulative Madness: Make learning fun with bingo dotters, pom-poms, buttons, jewels, stickers, or other materials to place on the letter ‘C’ dot-to-dot page or other preschool letter worksheets.

Picture Matching: For an additional hands-on, non-messy activity, have children use playdough to create the letter ‘C’ on the printable or other letters of the alphabet. Help them discover the big or small curve and how it’s different then other letters.

What is included in the Letter C Worksheets set?

– Life Over C's Kindergarten and preschool students will love practicing the letter C with these free printable letter tracing and letter sounds worksheets..
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Kim Staten Owner and Curriculum Designer
Kim Staten is a mother of four children ages 20, 19, 16, and 12. Kim has taught at the preschool, kindergarten and early elementary levels for 16 years. With extensive experience working with special needs children, including her own children with special needs (Rett Syndrome, autism, anxiety, and ADHD), she creates hands-on curricula and activities that are great for working with children of all abilities in the classroom and at home. Hands-on, accessible activities are her passion. 

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