I created all of my Show and Tell A-Z lists when I realized I was struggling to think of things for my preschooler to share each week. Here are all of my show and tell ideas for letter A – so you don’t have to scramble at the last minute too!
Tips for Finding Show and Tell Items
When I try to think of items for show and tell, I try to go through various categories of things we have in our house:
If all else fails, I send a foam letter from our bathtub toys or a letter from a wooden alphabet puzzle.
Ideas for Show and Tell Letter A
Here are all of my ideas for things that begin with A (that you may find in your home):
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Animals that begin with letter A
You may have stuffed animals, plastic animals, or books with these creatures:
- alien (ok not an animal, but possibly a Toy Story stuffie?)
Books that feature the letter A
- Alexander and the Terrible Horrible No Good Very Bad Day
- Amelia Bedelia
- Anime (genre)
- Ants Go Marching
Food and drinks that begin with the letter A
Check with your child’s teacher before sending real food or drinks to school.
- animal crackers
- Airheads candy
TV/Movie characters that begins with letter A
- Anna (Frozen)
- Alice in Wonderland
- Ariel (The Little Mermaid)
- Aurora (Sleeping Beauty)
- Arthur (PBS Kids)
Common Names that begin with A (for photos of family members)
- Aunt _____
Other possible A words for show and tell
Check your toybox or closets for these items:
- arm (don’t we all have broken Barbies lying around?)
- automobile (impress your teacher with that vocabulary!)
- army figure
- art supplies
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As a mom of 4 kids (and the oldest of 4 kids herself), Amanda has over 30 years of parenting experience. A former special education teacher, Amanda has a Master’s degree in Special Education and a second M. Ed. in Educational Leadership.
When she’s not working, Amanda enjoys DIY projects, exercising, photography, and long walks through Target.