Welcome to our alphabet series to keep learning fun! Today, we are teaching T words for kindergarten.

In this blog post, you will find activities that start with T, printable alphabet worksheets, a list of words that start with T, and tips for teaching letter sounds.


Activities That Start with T

When teaching the letter T, your most effective lessons will combine engaging activities with standard letter recognition worksheets and books.

Here, you will find a list of activities that start with T. They are a great way to practice alphabet recognition at home or in the classroom.

  1. Tumbling: Set up soft mats or cushions for kids to safely practice tumbling and rolling.
  2. Treasurer Hunt: Organize a simple treasure hunt where kids follow clues to find hidden treasures or treats.
  3. Tie-Dye: Engage in a simple tie-dye activity using fabric markers or safe dyes to create colorful designs.
  4. Toy Swap: Have a day where kids can bring in a toy from home to trade with their classmates.
  5. Tea Party: Host a pretend tea party with pretend tea cups, plates, and snacks for the kids to enjoy.
  6. Train Ride: Create a train using chairs and have kids take turns going on a “train ride.”
  7. Twister Game: Play a simplified version of the classic Twister game with colored circles on the floor.
  8. Toothbrush Painting: Let kids use toothbrushes to paint, creating unique patterns and textures.

Printable Alphabet Worksheets and Activities 

Here is a collection of alphabet activities, and printable letter T worksheets,  you can do when teaching letters and sounds.

Alphabet Vocabulary Words and Picture Cards

Free Alphabet Playdoh Mats

Alphabet Q-Tip Painting

Alphabet SuperStars

Beginning Sounds Picture Sort

Alphabet Letter Search

Alphabet Coloring Pages 

Check out the complete alphabet activity pack HERE, including pocket chart cards, sorts, and write the room activities. 

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To introduce letter T words to kindergarten children, I recommend integrating word and picture cards into their daily life routines.   

The alphabet word cards come with lowercase t and uppercase T cards, along with picture cards and words cards that have easy words that start with /t/ – both have a corresponding picture to help build the child’s vocabulary. 


A List of T Words for Kindergarten

  1. Tiger
  2. Turtle
  3. Train
  4. Truck
  5. Tree
  6. Toy
  7. Table
  8. Teddy
  9. Toothbrush
  10. Tomato
  11. Tulip
  12. Tent
  13. Tail
  14. Tap
  15. Top
  16. Tooth
  17. Tummy
  18. Teacher
  19. Telephone
  20. Tennis
  21. Trampoline
  22. Twins
  23. T-shirt
  24. Triangle
  25. Tool
  26. Tiger
  27. Tiny
  28. Tall
  29. Tip
  30. Toe
  31. TV
  32. Tie
  33. Tuna
  34. Team
  35. Treat
  36. Target
  37. Ten
  38. Tadpole
  39. Tambourine

These simple words can be used for various educational activities, vocabulary building, and creative play with kindergarten students.


Tips for Teaching the Alphabet

  1. Start with Common Sounds: Begin with teaching the most common letter sounds that appear in simple words. (S, T, M, L, R, N, P etc)
  2. Use Alphabet Songs and Rhymes: Incorporate fun alphabet songs and rhymes that emphasize letter sounds. These catchy tunes can make learning more enjoyable and memorable.
  3. Use Visual Aids: Display colorful posters or flashcards with the letter and corresponding pictures to reinforce the connection between the letter and its sound.
  4. Storytime with Letter Sounds: Read simple stories or books that feature words beginning with the letter sound you’re teaching. Highlight the sound during reading.
  5. Art Activities: Integrate art projects and crafts that start with the letter sound you’re working on.
  6. Interactive Technology: Utilize educational apps that focus on letter sounds.
  7. Letter Sound Actions: Assign a unique action or movement to each letter sound. (i.e. Tapping for the letter T)
  8. Personalize Learning: Pay attention to each student’s pace and understanding. Provide additional help or challenges based on individual needs.
  9. Practice in Context: Encourage students to find letters they know by following along with popular nursery rhyme poems.
  10. Celebrate Progress: Recognize and celebrate milestones in letter sound recognition. Positive reinforcement boosts confidence and enthusiasm for learning.

Before you go, here are more posts you’ll enjoy:

10 Tips for Teaching Kids How to Tie Shoes

Tips for Teaching Letters and Numbers


T Words for Kindergarten