Animal Alphabet Game

A is for Alligator. R is for Raccoon! N is for…. Night Crawler?


Play a fun & simple alphabet game with your kids on an idle time at home or during travel. Enhance their alphabet mastery and increase vocabulary using categories like animals. Play together with the whole family.



What You Need

  • 3 or more players


Step 1.

Choose the order of the players (i.e. 1st, 2nd, 3rd, etc).

Step 2.

First player will say a name of an animal.

Step 3.

Second player will give a name of another animal starting with the last letter of the first player’s animal.

Step 4.

Continue the same process until one player fails to give a name within 10 seconds.

Step 5.

The game restarts with the player who failed the first round.

More Fun Ideas and Expansions

Create a customized Alphabet game with these expanded ideas:

  • Play this with younger kids with extend time and hints from the parents. This is just to enhance their alphabet mastery and animal vocabulary.
  • For older kids, you can opt to give a task as a consequence for the player who fails each round.
  • Try another category for your alphabet game. Example, use food if your kids like to cook and eat.

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