26 Ways to Learn Names for Preschoolers

There are lots of ways to for preschoolers to learn how to spell their name! This list of 26 Ways to Learn Names for Preschoolers is full of creative name activities for preschoolers. Over the years I’ve done lots of things to help kids learn how to spell and recognize their name. We’ve made name art, practiced with magnet letters, name puzzles, and so many more. The more hands-on and fun name recognition activities were always the most effective in teaching preschooler their name. If you’re needing a name recognition activity for preschoolers, then I’ve got you covered.

Does your preschool or kindergarten child need to learn or practice their name? Here are 26 Ways to Learn Names for Preschoolers

26 Ways to Learn Names for Preschoolers

Kids will love doing these DIY Photo Name Puzzles  Busy Bag from Happy Brown House.

Make a DIY Name Puzzle with craft sticks from Make, Take, and Teach.

Print out this adorable School Bus Name Activity from Totschooling.

Use this Year of Name Puzzle Ideas from How Wee Learn to have a name activity for every season or holiday!

Make this Rainbow Name Puzzle out of paper from Hands On As We Grow.

Or, make this foam Rainbow Name Puzzle from Still Playing School.

This Painted Cardboard Name Puzzle from Happy Hooligans is so pretty!

Get out the playdough for these Playdough Name Puzzles from Growing Book By Book.

There are several ideas for making your own name puzzles out of recycled materials from Early Learning Ideas.

Here’s another take on a name puzzle where the kids match up the letters from Teach Preschool.Name Puzzles Collage 1

This Paint Stick and Clothespin Name Puzzle is super clever from Munchkins and Moms.

This Sensory Name Recognition Activity from Munchkins and Moms is so cute is could double as art!

Print this Caterpillar Name Puzzle from Sand in My Toes.

Use magnetic letters to make this Easy Cheesy Name Puzzle from Toddler Approved.


Use textured paper to make these Sensory Name Puzzles from Happy Hooligans.

Make some beautiful name art with this Salt, Glue, and Watercolor Experiment from Happy Hooligans.

Play the Spell Your Name Game For Preschoolers from No Time For Flashcards.

Make Dr. Seuss Cat in the Hat Name Puzzles from Still Playing School.Name Puzzle Collage 2

Print out this Ice Cream Name Recognition Puzzle from Totschooling.

This Name Activity Using Toys Cars from Buggy and Buddy will appeal to the car fanatics.

Or, play the Learn To Spell Your Name Parking Garage from Growing Book By Book

Play Roll a Die and Make Your Name from Toddler Approved.

Read Chicka, Chicka, Boom, Boom and make this Chicka, Chicka Boom Boom Name Craft from Toddler Approved.

I love this Clothesline Names activity from Pre-K Pages.

Play the Flower Garden Name Game from Fantastic Fun and Learning.

Have a snack with these Letters In Your Name Cookies from JDaniel4’s Mom.Name Puzzles Collage 3

Need more preschool ideas? I’ve got a ton!

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